Martin Guitars Backpacker Ser. GBP Natural solid Spruce Top, Strap+Bag

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Acoustic guitar, Backpacker, all solid, spruce top, Sapele body, 610 mm scale length, Richlite-fretboard, including bag.  All product info

£ 284.00
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Ordered, estimated to be in stock: May 5, 2022
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Product information - Martin Backpacker Steel

Compact travel guitar with solid woods and including transport bag

The Martin Backpacker Steel is perfect for use on the road due to its unusual design and solid workmanship. Thanks to its solid tonewoods, the compact backpacker body produces a very powerful sound that unfolds quickly even with light touches. A short 610 mm scale length and a 43 mm wide nut also provide the best conditions for particularly comfortable playability in all 15 frets. A sturdy, matching bag with accessory compartment rounds off the overall package perfectly.

Construction and woods

To create an assertive sound, the manufacturer uses a spruce top on a sapele body. This combination creates very clear mid and treble frequencies, so that the Backpacker Steel comes into its own, especially at Pickings. A flat Select Hardwood neck with a Richlite fingerboard also provides a very accommodating feel.

Design and Hardware

For a precise tuning of the 6 steel strings the manufacturer relies on closed tuners, which give the instrument a high-class touch with their noble chrome hardware. A saddle made of Corian and a compensated saddle made of Graph Tech TUSQ also ensure clean intonation over the entire scale. The Martin Backpacker Steel is completed with a simple matte finish that emphasizes the fine grain of the tonewoods used in a very subtle way.

Martin Backpacker Steel front
Best suited for travel with high quality hardware and snug fitting case

The Martin Backpacker Steel at a glance:

  • Compact acoustic guitar in Martin backpacker format.
  • Solid construction with short 610 mm scale length
  • Sapele back and sides and spruce top
  • Closed tuners with chrome hardware
  • Bridge and fretboard made of Richlite
  • 43 mm wide nut from Corian and compensated saddle from Graph Tech TUSQ
  • Matte finish
  • Bag included

Scope of Delivery:

  • Gigbag included: Yes

Features:

  • Manufacturer: Martin Guitars
  • Design: Backpacker
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top: Spruce
  • Solid Top: Yes
  • Finish Top: Matte
  • Back & Sides: Sapele
  • Solid back & sides: Yes
  • Finish Back & Sides: Matte
  • Binding: No
  • Neck: Selected Hardwood
  • Neck Profile: Backpacker
  • Fretboard: Richlite
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Number of Frets: 15
  • Nut type: Corian
  • Nut width in mm: 43
  • Scale in mm: 610
  • Bridge: Richlite
  • Bridge Inlay: Graph Tech TUSQ, compensated
  • Tuners: Die-Cast
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Number of Strings: 6
  • Pickup System: No
  • Tuner: No
  • Rosette: No
  • Pickguard: No
  • Bridge Pins: Plastic
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case included: No
  • Gigbag included: Yes
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