T486-RB (Ray Benson)

Eastman Guitars has collaborated with legendary guitarist Ray Benson on a signature and custom model guitar, the Thinline T486-RB, faithfully built to his exact specifications. A nine-time Grammy Award winner, founder and frontman of the revered country western swing band Asleep At The Wheel, Benson has released more than 25 studio and live albums over the last four decades. As a producer, Benson has worked with an impressive who’s-who A-list including Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Brad Paisley, Trace Adkins, Merle Haggard, Carolyn Wonderland, and Vince Gill. His latest project, a solo album titled A Little Piece, was released earlier this year.

Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard: Ebony
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1-3/4" 
Fretwire: 22 Jescar Nickel - Silver
Scale Length: 24-3/4" 
Body Dimensions: 16" X 1-3/4" 
Body Top: Deluxe Laminate
Body Back/Sides: Deluxe Laminate
Cutaway: Double cutaway w/full block
Head Cap Veneer Material:  Ebony
Truss Rod: Single Acting
Headstock Style: AR Style
Binding: Body, Neck, Headstock
Binding Material: Ivoroid
F Holes: Yes
F Hole Binding:  Yes
F Hole Binding Material:  Ivoroid
Logo Material: Pearl
Inlay: Standard Blocks
Inlay Material: Pearl
Side Dot Color: Black
Hardware Color: Nickel
Pickguard: 5-ply Plastic
Pickguard Material: Plastic B/W/B 3-ply
Bridge: Gotoh Tunomatic
Tailpiece:  Vintage style
Tailpiece Material: Brass with Chrome Plating
Tuners: Gotoh Nickel
Neck Pickup:  Lollar El Rayo
Bridge Pickup: Lollar low wind imperial Bridge
Controls: Vol/Tone/3-way
Knobs: Nickel Dome
Strap Buttons: Standard Nickel
Truss Rod Cover: Ebony
Strings: Cleartone 10-46
Tuning: E A D G B e
Case: Hardshell Case 

Suggested retail price: $1,750