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Martin 15 Series 000-15M Burst Auditorium Acoustic Guitar Satin Burst

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The 000-15M Burst, constructed with mahogany top, back, sides and neck, is already an extremely popular and affordable Martin model, exhibiting a clear, powerful, expressive and balanced tone. It cont... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The 000-15M Burst, constructed with mahogany top, back, sides and neck, is already an extremely popular and affordable Martin model, exhibiting a clear, powerful, expressive and balanced tone. It continues the Martin tradition with a 000-14 fret body size, solid mahogany construction and a rich satin finish with an added burst to the top, joining its dreadnought visual counterpart in the Martin line. Includes case.

FEATURES

  • Construction: Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Body Size: 000-14 Fret
  • Top: Solid Mahogany
  • Rosette: Single Ring
  • Top Bracing Pattern: A-Frame "X"
  • Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16"
  • Back Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Back Purfling: none
  • Side Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Endpiece: none
  • Endpiece Inlay: none
  • Top Inlay Style: none
  • Side Inlay: none
  • Back Inlay: none
  • Neck Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
  • Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Heelcap: none
  • Fingerboard Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Number Of Frets Clear: 14
  • Number Of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-11/16"
  • Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8"
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: Diamonds & Squares - Short Pattern
  • Fingerboard Binding: none
  • Finish Back & Sides: Satin
  • Finish Top: Satin with 15 Style Burst
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Bridge Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Bridge Style: Belly
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/8"
  • Saddle: 16" Radius/Compensated/Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Nickel Open-Geared with Butterbean Knobs
  • Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP 7100)
  • Bridge & End Pins: Solid Black Ebony
  • Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
  • Case: 330 Hardshell
  • Interior Label: none
  • Electronics: Optional
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Martin15 Series 000-15M Burst Auditorium Acoustic Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good audio (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Practicing (3)

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5.0

Great value

By dave

from los angeles, ca

Comments about Martin 15 Series 000-15M Burst Auditorium Acoustic Guitar:

Don't let the plain look put you off, this thing is no less quality than martin'd 3-5 grand guiatrs. It's just completely unadorned with cosmetics, which i have come to actually love. I compared it to may martins at all price points at several stores over the course of 3 days. I spent hours playing them and went home with the 000-15M because crazy as it may seem, i could only find one martin in a room full of them that i felt was as good or better. Something about the mahogany top just gives it perfect balance and a richness i wasn't hearing in most other martins at any price point.

You have to realize that this guitar is built with the same quality as the expensive ones and it's very apparent upon close examination. Bone nut and saddle and all solid, even ebony bridge pins, which by the way i determined years ago sound better than any other material after trying them all. So martin knows what they are doing and is doung thier best for this model. think about it....the building process for this guitar is a fraction of what it takes to make a more ornate martin. No binding, no gloss, no rosette to speak of. The cost savings for manufature is huge, yeat the guitar still lists for close to $2k. So if anything you would think the tone should be easily as good or better than the higher end ones, and indeed that seems to be the case.

Put a set of your fav brand and gauge of strings on it and play it for a few days and watch what happens. they come alive quickly as the string shrug off thier new metallic sound the the guitar settles in. This guitar is without a doubt in my mind at least the best value in the martin line. I prefer it's tone to the clapton 000 at 3 times the price. Just remember one thing.....don't judge the tone till you get your strings on it and play them in and the guitar gets a chance to settle. In a day or 3 it'll seem like twice as good as it was new. Stupid good value, and it made me change my tune big time on the value of bluridge, recording king, eastman and all those great bang for the buck imports. they ARE good for the money, but the only ones i have owned or tried don't compete well with this thing till you reach a cost MORE than i paid for this. Add to that it comes with a good HSC and lifetime warranty and the name of THE quinessential guitar company on the headstock, and it was impossible not to choose this guitar. Oh, and i did not see the 000-15M NON burst listed on this site for some reason so i posted this under the burst model. exact same guitar tho aside from the bit of dark around the perimiter.

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5.0

Perfect

By Trigger

from Amarillo Texas

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Rich Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Martin 15 Series 000-15M Burst Auditorium Acoustic Guitar:

    This is a perfect companion to my D-35. Great woody warm tone. Not a boomy sound , but just what I wanted.

     
    5.0

    BALANcED SOUND WITH GREAT PROJECTION

    By NO JAZZ FROM CHAZ

    from SAGINAW MI

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Martin 15 Series 000-15M Burst Auditorium Acoustic Guitar:

      No negatives at all on this all mahogany instrument. I was blown way. I paid a bit more for the burst but I love it. You owe it to yourself to play it...

       
      5.0

      All that I hoped for and more

      By A Happy Picker

      from Houston, TX

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable size
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Martin 15 Series 000-15M Burst Auditorium Acoustic Guitar:

        The 000 size is very comfortable without compromising any of the rich, Martin quality of sound. This guitar is so fun to play.

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