The 000RS1L is the newest addition to Martin's successful Road Series. Constructed with solid sapele and equipped with Fishman Sonitone electronics, this stage-ready Auditorium model produces the perf... Click To Read More About This Product
The 000RS1L is the newest addition to Martin's successful Road Series. Constructed with solid sapele and equipped with Fishman Sonitone electronics, this stage-ready Auditorium model produces the perfect blend of volume and balance. It also features solid sitka spruce top bracing, a black richlite fingerboard, rust stratabond neck material, a white corian headstock, chrome enclosed tuning machines with small buttons, and a single ring rosette.
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Comments about Martin Road Series 2015 000RS1 Auditorium Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar:
Let's start with the Guitar, I'd give if 4.5 stars but the customer service gets zero stars... negative stars. For that I had to bump it down. Guitar plays great and if you really want a martin but don't want to break the bank by all means get this one, just don't get it at Guitar Center or Musicians Friend. First off I have two problems with false advertising on this one. To start at the time of purchase, and of this review, the description claims this guitar to have a solid sitka spruce top while it is clearly sapele, verified by Martin. I brought this to the attention of a "supervisor" at their call center and that is when I stopped hearing back from them. I stopped hearing from them because there were problems before this. First when I ordered this guitar it was available. After several days waiting for a confirmation email I called them up and they confirmed that my order had "gotten stuck in limbo" but they assured me it would ship out the next day. It didn't so I called back, everyday for a week. After the week the rest of their inventory shipped out and now it was backordered. This was irritating but what was more frustrating was while I waited they ran a promotion for a free box of Martin string worth almost $200 if the order was placed before a certain date. By this time I was in regular communication with a "supervisor" named Faren. I brought it to her attention that I believed that since I had placed my order before the date, and the order still had not been fulfilled I should qualify for the promotion. This was also after a Martin rep confirmed that all the other site including theirs were correct that this guitar did not have sitka spruce top. So I included that information in the email with my request to have the promotion applied to my order. I never heard back, several more emails went out, but I received not a single reply. I work at a JD Power certified call center and I can assure you that nobody should stand for being lied to and ignored. Overall I give Guitar Center a F- for their service and can guarantee that they have lost the business of myself and all of my musician friends.
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