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Martin Nylon String Backpacker Acoustic Guitar

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Don't let the diminutive size of the Martin Backpacker Acoustic Guitar fool you. A braced, solid tonewood top with a solid mahogany neck, back, and sides gives this cool little guitar a surprisingly b... Read More

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Overview

Don't let the diminutive size of the Martin Backpacker Acoustic Guitar fool you. A braced, solid tonewood top with a solid mahogany neck, back, and sides gives this cool little guitar a surprisingly big projection. Built to withstand the rigors of camping, hiking, and off-road traveling. Includes high-quality chrome-enclosed tuners. A unique bridge on the nylon-string version accepts either plain or ball-end classic strings. Weighs less than 2-1/2lb.

Includes gig bag.

Features
  • Solid top
  • Mahogany neck, back, and sides
  • Enclosed chrome tuners
  • Lightweight, small size
  • Includes gig bag
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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2.0

Be cautious!

By Phil

from clifton park, ny

I read the other reviews and thought this could be a good guitar for me, as I travel for work quite a bit. I really haven't been too pleased. The sound isn't great and its very awkward to hold. Most importantly it get's out of tune very easily and often. When I go away for trips and want to play guitar I just bring my full size one. Save your money!

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5.0

Guitar in Afghanistan

By Bobby Yarush

from Bagram, Afghanistan

Just recieved my Martin... and this a really nice practice guitar. I am in Afghanistan and I couldnt have asked for a cooler intrument for the conditions I am in. Compact size, classical sound... a great tote around instrument. There is a slight issue with staying in tune... but its a minor thing.

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(34 of 37 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Martin Nylon String Backpacker Acoustic Guitar

By Vince

from Hickory, NC

Great size to sit around at night and practice. It feels good and has a good sound for its size. The only problem I have is keeping it in tune. I have to tune almost every string after only a day or two of rest. I have a steel string version of this same model and it stays in tune with only fine adjustments. Not sure if this is just a difference between the steel and nylon strings or something else. But I love them both. They have allowed me to practice more often.

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5.0

No More Backaches

By Art Waardenburg

from Maryland

This is a great guitar for anyone who travels via public transportation; no more bulky guitar cases. The tone resembles something akin to a Renaissance lute- like quality but sounds unique unto itself. Though it may seem awkward to play at first, especially if you're used to a full bodied instrument, this guitar is a great practice ax that you can bring anywhere and it weighs less than a textbook.

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