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Martin 000 13E Road Series Steel String Guitar

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Here is a new Martin 000 13E Road Series Steel String Guitar, which not only uses a number of sustainable, non-traditional woods, but is also built at Martin’s plant in Navojoa, Sonora Mexico.

The Martin Road Series is aimed to be a solid player’s guitar loaded with classic Martin DNA at an affordable price point. The Martin 000 13E is an auditorium sized guitar with a shorter scale length compared to the OM models.

This OOO body shape is very comfortable for many players as it features a smaller lower bout and curvy waist. The auditorium body size works really well for fingerstyle playing and light to medium strumming.

The solid Sitka spruce top of the Martin 000 13E has a lovely dynamic range and great balance of warmth and clarity. It is paired with Siris sides and back with a rosewood color stain. This helps to keep the cost down while providing great looks. Siris is also known as “East Indian Walnut”, but is from the Acacia family. In terms of tone and volume, it’s between Mahogany and Rosewood.

The Martin 000 13E uses the performing artist neck shape which is very comfortable with not too much mass, allowing for easy fingerstyle playing and strumming. The onboard Fishman MX-T pickup has you stage ready and it has built sound board tuner which mutes the output signal so you can tune silently without a tuner pedal. The Martin 000 13E comes with a premium softshell case and is an all-around solid player’s guitar.

Sold with a Martin Gig Bag.

Martin 000 13E Road Series Steel String Guitar Specifications:

  • Body Size: 000-14 Fret
  • Finish Top: Gloss
  • Construction: Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint
  • Back & Side Finish: Gloss
  • Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4”
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Neck Shape: Performing Artist
  • Back Material: Siris
  • Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper
  • Side Material: Siris
  • Electronics: Fishman MX-T
  • Top Color: Clear
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: White
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32″
  • Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Bridge Material: FSC® Certified Richlite®
  • Top Detail: None
  • Bridge Pin Material: Black Plastic
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
  • Bridge Pin Dots: None
  • Pickguard Inlay: None
  • Saddle: Compensated White Tusq
  • Rosette: Mother-of-Pearl Pattern with Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16″
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Back & Sides Color: Rosewood
  • Brace Size: 5/16″ with 1/4″ Tone Bars
  • Back Detail: None
  • Back Purfling/Strip: None
  • Back Inlay Material: None
  • Heelcap: White
  • Side Detail: None
  • Endpiece: None
  • Side Inlay Material: None
  • Endpiece Inlay: None
  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Fingerboard Material: FSC® Certified Richlite®
  • Finish Neck: Hand-Rubbed
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8”
  • Neck Color: None
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: MOP Pattern Dots- 28 Style Pattern
  • Number of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother-of-Pearl Pattern
  • Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: None
  • Side Dots: White
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Standard Taper
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear
  • Headplate Material: HPL
  • Knob: Small
  • Headplate Logo Style: Script Ink
  • Nut Material: White Corian
  • Headplate Binding Material: None

 

Price: $1,599.00 CAD
  • Model: 000 13E Road Series
  • Year: Current
  • Finish Gloss
  • Class: New
  • Serial Number: Varies as New
  • Country of Origin: Mexico
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 17/06/2020

  • Not Consignment

  • Including original Gig Bag case
  • Instrument Weight: 4.6lbs 2.1kg
  • Scale Length: 632.46mm 24.9in
  • Nut Width: 44.5mm 1.75in
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