Martin D-42  

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The Martin D-42 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar has a solid spruce top that generates rich Martin tone, while gorgeous rosewood back and sides add crisp projection. Vintage features include forward-shifte... Read More

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Overview

The Martin D-42 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar has a solid spruce top that generates rich Martin tone, while gorgeous rosewood back and sides add crisp projection. Vintage features include forward-shifted scalloped bracing, traditional Martin Style 45 snowflake fingerboard inlays, elegant grained ivoroid bindings on the top and lush ebony fretboard, and gold tuning gears with butterbean knobs.

Features
  • Model D-42
  • Construction: mahogany blocks/dovetail neck joint
  • Body size: D-14 fret
  • Top: solid sitka spruce
  • Rosette: style 45
  • Top bracing pattern: standard ''x'' scalloped, forward shifted
  • Top braces: solid sitka spruce 5/16''
  • Back material: solid east indian rosewood
  • Back purfling: style 45
  • Side material: solid east indian rosewood
  • Endpiece: grained ivoroid
  • Endpiece inlay: black/white boltaron
  • Binding: grained ivoroid
  • Top inlay style: abalone pearl with black/white/black boltaron
  • Side inlay: black/white boltaron
  • Back inlay: black/white boltaron
  • Neck material: select hardwood
  • Neck shape: low profile
  • Nut material: bone
  • Headstock: solid/diamond/squaretaper
  • Headplate: solid east indian rosewood /c.f. Martin block- select abalone pearl
  • Heelcap: grained ivoroid with black/white boltaron inlay
  • Fingerboard material: solid black ebony
  • Scale length: 25.4''
  • # of frets clear: 14
  • # of frets total: 20
  • Fingerboard width at nut: 1-11/16''
  • Fingerboard width at 12th fret: 2-1/8''
  • Fingerboard position inlays: style 45 snowflakes - select abalone pearl
  • Fingerboard binding: grained ivoroid
  • Finish back & sides: polished gloss
  • Finish top: sunburst
  • Finish neck: polished gloss
  • Bridge material: solid black ebony
  • Bridge style: belly
  • Bridge string spacing: 2-1/8''
  • Saddle: 16'' radius/compensated/bone
  • Tuning machines: gold open-geared w/ butterbean knobs
  • Recommended strings: Martin SP lifespan phosphor bronze medium gauge (msp7200)
  • Bridge & end pins: white w/ abalone pearl dots
  • Pickguard: tortoise color - beveled & polished
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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