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Eastman T186MX-GB 'Gold Burst' Hollowbody Electric Guitar

Introducing the Eastman T186MX-GB, a 16" Thinline Hollowbody guitar that combines traditional craftsmanship with premium features to deliver exceptional tone and playability. This guitar boasts a solid Maple top and solid Mahogany back and sides, all elegantly finished in a striking Gold Burst Gloss TrueTone finish. The TrueTone finish not only looks incredible but is also environmentally friendly, offering tonal characteristics on par with nitrocellulose.

Key Features:

Premium Tonewoods: The T186MX-GB features a traditional 16" thinline hollow-body design crafted with a solid Maple top and solid Mahogany back and sides. These tonewoods contribute to its warm, bright, and dynamic tonal profile, making it suitable for various music genres, including blues, rock, country, pop, and jazz.

Buttery Playability: The guitar features a traditional Even C-profile Mahogany neck with a 12"-radius Ebony fretboard. This combination ensures a smooth and comfortable playing experience, allowing effortless navigation across the 22 medium jumbo Jescar frets.

Bare Knuckle Boot Camp Old Guard Custom Alnico II Humbuckers: This model is equipped with a pair of specially designed Bare Knuckle Boot Camp Old Guard Custom Alnico II Humbuckers. These pickups are tailored for high-end hollow-body guitars, delivering a warm, bright, and dynamic tonal character. Whether you're playing clean or with gain, these pickups provide excellent versatility.

Premium Details: The Eastman T186MX offers a range of premium details, including Flamed Maple binding, Gotoh hardware, and Switchcraft electronics. These elements not only enhance the guitar's aesthetics but also contribute to its overall performance and reliability.

The Eastman T186MX-GB is a remarkable instrument that blends classic aesthetics with modern playability and tonal versatility. With its premium components and exceptional craftsmanship, it's a guitar that will inspire you to explore new musical horizons. 

  • Neck Material:Mahogany
  • Fingerboard:Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius:12"
  • Neck Profile:Traditional Even "C"
  • Nut:Bone 1.72"
  • 1st Fret String Height:.022"
  • 12 Fret String Height:Bass .078" & Treble .062"
  • Fretwire:22 Medium Jumbo Jescar 47104
  • Scale Length:25"
  • Body Style:16" Thinline
  • Body Dimensions:16" x 1 3/4"
  • Body Top:Solid Maple
  • Body Back/Sides:Solid Mahogany
  • Truss Rod:Single Acting
  • Binding:Body, Neck, Headstock
  • Binding Material:Flamed Maple
  • Logo:Pearl Headstock
  • Inlay:Pearl Dots
  • Finish:Truetone Gloss
  • Hardware Color:Nickel
  • Tailpiece:Gotoh
  • Bridge:Gotoh Tuneomatic 
  • Tuners:Gotoh SD90
  • Knobs:Amber Speed Knobs
  • Neck Pickup:Bare Knuckle BC Old Guard Custom Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup:Bare Knuckle BC Old Guard Custom Humbucker
  • Pickup Height:3/32" bass side, 3/32" treble side
  • Pickup Frame:Black Plastic/Creme Plastic
  • Switch:3 Way Switch
  • Capacitors:0.047μF
  • Potentiometers:500K AudioTaper
  • Output Jack:Switchcraft 
  • Strings:D’Addario NYXL .010 - .046
  • Case:Hardshell Case

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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Please note that returns will not be accepted for variations in timber grain /  colouring, finish variations and parts colouring, unless there is a fault with the instrument. If you have any questions at all regarding an instrument's appearance, just drop us a line - we're always happy to send photos, and if we have more than one instrument in stock you'll be able to choose the exact guitar that you receive!

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    Kevin D.


    The Eastman T186MX GB is an impressive archtop - YouTube says it better than I can- musical retailers are great but in my opinion Park st Melbourne( accoustic and bass centre) is the pick of the litter - good people for bass and guitar- we’re blessed their in business