I just got 4 of the Eastman 300 series mandolins. Matt finish, nice wood, pressed tailpiece, something cheaper than Shaller tuners (but they work fine), and a gig bag. I'm very pleased with these. Anyone else had a chance to try them? I haven't gone through and set them up yet, but they seem fine out of the box. Bet they're really nice with a Cumberland Acoustics bridge.
The A model 305 lists at $495. The F model 315 lists for $895. So they're hitting an affordable price point.