Stunning Combination of Tonewoods
With a top crafted from rosewood, zebra wood, paduk, bird's eye maple, koa, and flame maple, the Vista Eagle produces a rich, bright, crisp attack with clear overtone content and a low to mid predominance. Its beautiful mixture of timber also provides a stunning appearance and delivers an overall well-balanced and resonant sound. The Vista Eagle's mixed up top is accompanied by koa back and sides which delivers a bright, focused tone that sweetens and warms up the more it's played. The unique mixture of tonewoods can handle a range of playing styles and techniques with ease, and each individual material offers its own unique tonal character that creates a full, rich sound.
Mahogany Neck & Ebony Fingerboard
Constructed from mahogany, the Vista Eagle's neck offers great durability and superb resonance. Mahogany is commonly used to craft guitar necks, as the wood responds greatly many different styles and techniques. To provide comfort, the Vista Eagle features a C shaped neck profile, which offers players a comfortable and secure grip, reducing the likeliness of a cramping hand. The neck is topped with an ebony fingerboard that provides a bright attack, great sustain, and excellent durability. The fingerboard is sprinkled with Luna's exclusive mother of pearl moon phase inlays for added beauty.
Equipped with a B-Band T55 preamp, the Vista Eagle's natural acoustic tone can be amplified purely and beautifully with the options for basic sound tweaking. The Vista Eagle will feel right at home in the hands of the gigging guitarist, and its built-in preamp offers players rotary controls for bass, treble, middle, presence, notch, and volume. Its sophisticated system also features a bright, and easy-readable screen for tuning in the darkest of venues. With this, the Vista Eagle is ideal for live and rehearsal environments, simply plug-in and play.
Grand Concert Cutaway Body
The Vista Eagle features a grand concert cutaway body which provides a comfortable playing experience and delivers great clarity and balance for its smaller size. Its comfortable shape makes it ideal for the studio as well as stage performance, and will fit cleanly into a live mix with other instruments. The Vista Eagle is better-suited to fingerpicking techniques, however it can accommodate medium-strength picking just as well. The Vista Eagle's body also features a Venetian cutaway design,
which is renowned for its sleek, smooth lines that offer easy access to upper frets, providing full freedom of the fingerboard for more technical styles of play.
Yvonne Villiers is an accomplished stained-glass artist who envisioned Luna guitars. Her inspiration for a line of guitars designed to maximise playing comfort came from her mother, Hilda Villiers, a bassist for over 40 years. Whilst watching her mum on stage, Yvonne couldn't help but notice the massive struggle her mum had whilst playing. With her mum being petite and using such a heavy instrument, she used to complain of how hard it was to be a woman and try to play these big bass guitars.
Yvonne then questioned if there were others like her mum that struggled with the same problems and pains. She came up with the idea of a woman specific guitar, uniquely tailored to fit their bodies, their hands, and their musical styles. Yvonne moved on to created Luna guitars, a line of guitars made for female musicians of all ages and crafted with luminous visual beauty to engage women's minds and spirits along with their talent.
Yvonne already had brilliant artistic skills and use of colour, she then applied the same techniques as she did with her award winning stained glass work to her new line of guitars. She is known for using rich colours that shimmer and shine with every movement providing an eye-catching design along with the great musical tones Luna guitars deliver. Yvonne's design expertise has led so many men to respond to Luna's well-crafted, spirit-engaging instruments that the company now creates guitars for both female and male musicians of all ages.
Body & Bridge
- Series: Vista
- Top Material: Rosewood/Zebra Wood/Paduk/Bird's Eye Maple/Koa/Flame Maple
- Back & Sides Material: Koa
- Bridge: Ebony
- Binding: Maple
- Finish: Gloss Natural
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: C
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlay: MOP Moon Phase
- Scale Length: 641 mm
Hardware & Electronics
- Preamp: B-Band T55
- Preamp Controls: Bass/Treble/Middle/Presence/Notch/Volume/Tuner
- Pickup (Bridge): Piezo
- Hardware Colour: Black & Gold
- Tuning Machines: Sealed Die Cast w/ Black Buttons
- Strings: D'Addario EXP16 (.12-.053) Coated