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Martin Guitars 000-18 Modern Deluxe

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Acoustic guitar, 000-14 Fret, all solid, Sitka-spruce top, mahogany body, ebony fingerboard, gold tuners, including Case  All product info

£ 3,579.00
incl. VAT, incl. Shipping Costs
or cheap with financing
Ordered, estimated to be in stock: Dec 5, 2022
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Product information - Martin 000-18 Modern Deluxe

Traditional acoustic guitar in 000-14 fret design

  • Solid
  • Modern Deluxe Series
  • Sitka spruce top with Scalloped-X bracing
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Mahogany back and sides
  • Multi-ply Binding and multi-stripe soundhole rosette
  • 20-fret mahogany neck with vintage deluxe neck profile
  • Ebony fingerboard with "Old-Style-18" mother-of-pearl inlays
  • Compensated saddle and 44,45 mm wide nut made of bone
  • Scale length with 632 mm
  • Gold plated open gear machine heads
  • Liquid metal bridge pins
  • High gloss finish
  • Case included

Perfect symbiosis of traditional and modern guitar craftsmanship

The Martin 000-18 Modern Deluxe is a perfect symbiosis of traditional and modern guitar craftsmanship. The time-honored features, in addition to the classic appearance, include the Dovetail neck joint and the protein glue used to bring the construction together. The modern components, on the other hand, are the liquid metal bridge pins, a carbon fiber bridgeplate and, last but not least, the innovative Vintage Deluxe neck profile that offers the player an extremely high playability. The fully solid guitar also produces a mid-range rich sound with warm bass and assertive treble frequencies thanks to its medium 000-14 fret design. In addition, the fingerboard has plenty of room so that even complex fingering patterns can be easily mastered. Smooth tuners are set into the characteristic headstock for easy tuning of the 6 steel strings. Another highlight of the Martin 000-18 Modern Deluxe are the gold-plated frets, which give the overall appearance a particularly high-quality touch. The guitar comes with a case.

Martin 000-18 Modern Deluxe front
In the Modern Deluxe series from Martin & Co. modern and traditional features are combined

Construction and woods

Since the Sitka spruce top is treated with the special Vintage Tone system, the instrument gives the impression of having been played for years. Especially the middle frequency ranges stand out clearly and distinctly, so that the instrument can be used extremely well for expressive Pickings. Mahogany back and sides additionally enrich the tone with warm bass frequencies, thus providing a very balanced sound overall. The flat scalloped X-bracing, in combination with the ultra-thin high-gloss finish, also allows for a very nearly attack and a long decay of the individual notes. The mahogany neck is equipped with an ebony fingerboard that is comfortable to use.

Hardware and design

Since the compensated bridge inlay and the 44.45 mm wide nut are made of bone, the strings intonate perfectly on the shortened 632 mm scale length. At the same time, the noble, gold-plated open-gear tuners ensure a very precise tuning of the instrument. Matching the tuners, the fretsticks are also gold-plated. The top is surrounded by a fine rosewood binding , which is visually very tastefully matched to the multi-stripe soundhole rosette. The stylized company logo and the filigree "Old-Style-18" mother-of-pearl fingerboard inlays complete the exterior in a very aesthetic way.

Scope of Delivery:

  • Case included: Yes

Features:

  • Manufacturer: Martin Guitars
  • Series: Modern Deluxe
  • Design: 000-14 Fret
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top: Sitka Fichte
  • Solid Top: Yes
  • Finish Top: High-Gloss
  • Bracing: Scalloped X
  • Back & Sides: Rosewood
  • Solid back & sides: Yes
  • Finish Back & Sides: High-Gloss
  • Binding: Rosewood
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Vintage Deluxe
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Inlays: Old Style 18
  • Number of Frets: 30
  • Nut type: Bone
  • Nut width in mm: 44.45
  • Scale in mm: 645
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Bridge Inlay: Bone
  • Tuners: Open Gear
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Number of Strings: 6
  • Pickup System: No
  • Tuner: No
  • Rosette: Multi-Stripe
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Bridge Pins: Liquidmetal
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case included: Yes
  • Gigbag included: No
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