Martin Custom Performing Artist GPCPA1 Birdseye Maple Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar 1933 Amber Sunburst

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Martin's use of birdseye maple in the Custom Performer GPCPA1 Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar helps add volume and projection to its already full-sounding solid Sitka spruce top. This road-... Read More

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Overview

Martin's use of birdseye maple in the Custom Performer GPCPA1 Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar helps add volume and projection to its already full-sounding solid Sitka spruce top. This road-worthy model has a 14-fret cutaway for soloing. The fast and comfortable Performing Artist profile neck makes even long gigs or sessions a pleasure. A custom Fishman F-1 Aura Plus system allows you to convey quality acoustic tones that excel both on stage and in studio, including customized sound images recorded at Fishman using high-end microphones. Other significant features include Hybrid "X" bracing usually found on more expensive models and a durable ebony fingerboard.

Fishman's F-1 Aura pickup and preamp system
Features the stunning realism of award-winning Aura Acoustic Imaging technology in a distinctive and easy to use onboard preamp system. The heart of this onboard intelligence is its ability to replicate the sound of nine different world-class studio microphones. Delivered in an intuitive menu driven interface that is very versatile with controls placed in perfect position for total ease of operation while performing. Controlled with two low profile control buttons and a single large, bright LED display. Placed in perfect position for total ease of operation while performing.

Features
  • Solid Sitka spruce top for a full, balanced sound
  • Solid Birdseye maple offers adds volume, projection and sustained tone
  • The same Hybrid "X" bracing as more expensive models for clear treble and tight bass
  • Slim, easy-to-play neck with ebony fingerboard
  • Fishman's F1 features
  • Volume Control
  • Image Select
  • Pickup/Image Blend Control
  • Independent 3-band EQ
  • Tuner
  • Compressor
  • Automatic anti-feedback filter with up to 3 notches
Specifications
  • Model: GPCPA1
    Construction: Mortise/Tenon Neck Joint
    Body Size: Grand Performance 14 Fret Cutaway
    Top: Solid Sitka spruce
    Rosette: Two Ring - Pearl
    Top Bracing Pattern: Hybrid ''X'' Scalloped
    Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
    Back Material: Solid Birdseye maple
    Back Purfling: Solid Ovangkol
    Side Material: Solid Birdseye maple
    Binding: Solid Ovangkol
    Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Fiber
    Neck Material: Solid mahogany
    Neck Shape: Performing Artist Profile
    Nut Material: Bone
    Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
    Headplate: Solid Black Ebony
    Heelcap: Solid Black Ebony
    Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
    Scale Length: 25.4''
    Number of Frets Clear: 14
    Number of Frets Total: 20
    Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1-3/4''
    Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2-1/8''
    Fingerboard Position Inlays: Arrows & Squares
    Fingerboard Binding: Solid Ovangkol
    Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
    Finish Top: Polished Gloss; 1933 Amber Sunburst
    Finish Neck: Satin
    Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
    Bridge Style: Performing Artist Belly
    Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/16''
    Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
    Tuning Machines: Gold Enclosed w/ Large Buttons
    Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)
    Bridge & End Pins: Bone w/ Pearl Dots
    Pickguard: Performing Artist Style - Delmar Tortoise Color
    Case: 375PA Hardshell - Brown
    Interior Label: none
    Electronics: Fishman F1 Aura w/Tuner
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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Maple Body Martin

By SEAN

from Biloxi, MS

Comments about Martin Custom Performing Artist GPCPA1 Birdseye Maple Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I have always wondered how amazing a maple Martin would sound. Since maple Martins are few and far between when I saw this guitar online I traveled nearly 200 miles to quench my curiosity. It has the brightness you would expect from a maple and the growl of a Martin. All of that without a jumbo body style. It is a very comfortable play, great feel on the neck and the body size is not too big or too small. It sounds great plugged in but the electronics will take some getting used to with all with options the pick-up system offers. The sales team at the Jackson, MS Guitar Center was excellent!

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