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Old 08-28-2019, 07:30 AM
rokdog49 rokdog49 is offline
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Originally Posted by John Arnold View Post
Wishful thinking
Eastman's claim of more handwork is meaningless without a marked improvement in quality, and it also points out the ridiculously low labor cost in China.
Eastman quality is on par with just about anything being mass produced today with the exception of the smaller builders.
I think makes the "handmade" aspect even more admirable when you consider the margin for error is even greater.
I'll put my E10 00 up against my D18 or my J45 all day, every day.
The last part of your statement has nothing to do with the subject and in any case there are lots of guitars mass-produced off shore using robotics.
Martin D18
Gibson J45
Gibson J15
Fender Copperburst Telecaster.

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