Eastwood Sidejack Pro
The Eastwood Sidejack Pro is a modern reinterpretation of the iconic Mosrite Ventures model, designed to capture the vintage vibe and unique sound of the original instrument. The Sidejack Pro is part of Eastwood Guitars’ extensive lineup of vintage-inspired electric guitars. The model pays homage to the Mosrite Ventures, a guitar favored by influential artists like Johnny Ramone of the Ramones and Kurt Cobain of Nirvana. The Sidejack Pro features a solid mahogany body, a bolt-on maple neck, and a rosewood fingerboard. It is equipped with two vintage-style single-coil pickups, a three-way pickup selector, and volume and tone controls. The guitar’s distinctive body shape, reminiscent of the Mosrite Ventures, along with its versatile tone and affordable price point, have made the Eastwood Sidejack Pro a popular choice among musicians seeking a retro-style instrument.
The original Mosrite Ventures found favor among various notable players, showcasing its versatility across different genres. Johnny Ramone of the Ramones was renowned for his use of the original model, and the Sidejack Pro offers a faithful recreation of that instrument’s sound and style. Kurt Cobain, known for his influential role in the grunge movement, played a Mosrite Ventures-inspired guitar in the early days of Nirvana. The Sidejack Pro’s vintage aesthetic and distinctive tone make it an appealing choice for musicians seeking to capture the spirit of these iconic players. With its homage to the past and its own unique character, the Eastwood Sidejack Pro attracts guitarists looking for a retro-inspired instrument with modern playability.
Features & Specs for the Eastwood Sidejack Pro
- Body: Solid mahogany body with a vintage-style shape reminiscent of the Mosrite Ventures model.
- Neck: Bolt-on maple neck with a comfortable C-shaped profile.
- Fingerboard: Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays.
- Frets: 22 medium-jumbo frets.
- Scale Length: 24.75 inches (628 mm).
- Pickups: Two vintage-style single-coil pickups.
- Controls: Volume and tone controls, along with a three-way pickup selector switch.
- Bridge: Fixed bridge with adjustable saddles.
- Tuners: Vintage-style tuners.
- Nut: Synthetic bone or similar material.
- Hardware: Chrome or nickel-plated hardware.
- Finish: Various finishes are available, including solid colors, sunbursts, and vintage-inspired designs.