The Martin D-45 Koa Acoustic Guitar, with highly flamed Hawaiian koa back and sides, combines the extraordinary beauty of this rare and cherished wood with the power, projection and balanced tonality ... Click To Read More About This Product
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The Martin D-45 Koa Acoustic Guitar, with highly flamed Hawaiian koa back and sides, combines the extraordinary beauty of this rare and cherished wood with the power, projection and balanced tonality of Martin's 14-fret dreadnought design. With bass response slightly less than East Indian Rosewood and treble response slightly less than genuine mahogany, koa produces a beautifully balanced, clear tone that is only outshined by the beauty of its honey rippled grain. The D-45 Koa shares appointments with Martin's top-of-the-line D-45.
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
ROSETTE: Style 45
TOP BRACING PATTERN: DOM
TOP BRACES: Scalloped 5/16''
BACK MATERIAL: Solid Highly FIgured Koa
BACK PURFLING: Style 45
SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Highly Flamed Koa
ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
ENDPIECE INLAY: Black/White Boltaron
BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
TOP INLAY STYLE: Abalone Pearl with Multiple Black/White Fiber Inlays
SIDE INLAY: Abalone Pearl with Multiple Black/White Boltaron
BACK INLAY: Abalone Pearl with Multiple Black/White Boltaron
NECK MATERIAL: Select Hardwood
NECK SHAPE: Low Profile
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
HEADSTOCK: Solid/6 String Diamond/Square Taper
HEADPLATE: East Indian Rosewood /C.F. Martin Block- Select Pearl
HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid
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 Abalone Hexagon
FINGERBOARD BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss
FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss
FINISH NECK: Polished Gloss
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
BRIDGE STYLE: Standard Belly
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 1/8''
SADDLE: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
TUNING MACHINES: Gotoh Gold w/Large Knobs
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin SP 4200 Medium Phosphor Bronze
BRIDGE & END PINS: White w/ Abalone Pearl Dots
PICKGUARD: Tortoise Color Beveled and Polished
One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.
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