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Martin Road Series DRS1 Dreadnought Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar
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      Martin Road Series DRS1 Dreadnought Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar (H71017)

Designed for working and traveling guitarists on a modest budget.

The Martin DRS1 Dreadnought Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar marks the return of Martin's Road Series, which was originally introduced in 2001, designed for working and traveling guitarists on a modest budget, who require their instrument to be durable without giving up the quality of its sound.

The top, back and sides are crafted of solid sapele and braced for resonance and projection. The DRS1 neck is built with multilaminate Stratabond for extra rigidity and durability, and the belly bridge and fingerboard are made of Richlite that achieves a similar look to ebony.

This DRS1 comes equipped with the Fishman Sonitone sound reinforcement system, which has a preamp mounted in the soundhole with rotary controls for volume and tone. The Sonitone is powered by a 9 volt battery and has an end-pin jack. Includes case.

Martin Road Series DRS1 Dreadnought Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar Features:

  • Body size: D-14 fret left-handed
    Top: solid sapele
    Rosette: single ring
    Back material: solid sapele
    Side material: solid sapele
    Binding: none
    Neck shape: modified low oval
    Headstock :solid/standard taper
    Scale length: 25.4''
    Fingerboard width at nut: 1-11/16''
    Fingerboard position inlays:
    1/8'' dots - one @3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, two @
    12th, one @ 15th & 17th frets
    Bridge material: black richlite
    Bridge style: belly
    Tuning machines: chrome enclosed w/ small button
    Pickguard: black
    Case: 345 hardshell
    Interior label: paper label
    Electronics: Fishman Sonitone

Martin Road Series DRS1 Dreadnought Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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  • Amazing Acoustic Guitar

    As reviewed by Rick Zuccarelli on 11/28/2012

    I have one word for this guitar; AMAZING. This Martin is the best acoustic guitar I have owned or played especially for the price and it came with a Martin hard shell case!! The minute I took it out of the case I can tell Martin stuck with it's high standard of quality. The feel of this guitar is great and the action is very smooth. The warm sound is awesome and very clean. I fell in love with it from the first strum. I like the fact that there are no bells and whistles, only tone and volume which brings out the true acoustic sound any electric acoustic guitar should have. I would have liked it to have had a built in tuner just for ease of tuning especially when I am playing live but it stays in tune which is a problem I have had with other manufacturers lately. I mainly play acoustic guitar in the bands that I am part of and I recommend this for anyone. It is very lightweight and Plug or Unplugged has that warm crisp sound that perks up your ears up when you hear it.

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