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Martin Special Edition DC-Aura GT Cutaway Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar  

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Introduced at the 2014 Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany, the DC-Aura GT comes equipped with Fishman F1 Aura Plus electronics and consists of an East Indian rosewood body with a satin finish and a poli... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Introduced at the 2014 Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany, the DC-Aura GT comes equipped with Fishman F1 Aura Plus electronics and consists of an East Indian rosewood body with a satin finish and a polished gloss Sitka spruce top featuring a two ring pearl rosette. Added features include a certified African blackwood bridge and fingerboard, with hexagon pearl inlays. The nickel ratio tuners with skeleton knobs allow each string to have its own gear ratio. The skeleton button adds a jewel like appearance and lessens the weight of the tuners.

Comes with a hardshell case.

Features
  • Construction: Ply Blocks/Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret Cutaway
  • Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Rosette: Two Ring - Fiber with Pearl
  • Top Bracing Pattern: Hybrid ''X'' Scalloped
  • Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
  • Back Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Back Purfling: Style 45
  • Side Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Endpiece: none
  • Endpiece Inlay: none
  • Binding: White Boltaron
  • Top Inlay Style: Black/White/Black Boltaron
  • Side Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
  • Back Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval with Performing Artist Taper
  • Nut Material: White Corian
  • Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
  • Headplate: Solid Black Ebony
  • Heelcap: White Boltaron
  • Fingerboard Material: Certified African Blackwood
  • 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: Hexagon Outline in Regular Pearl
  • Fingerboard Binding: White Boltaron
  • Finish Back & Sides: Satin
  • Finish Top: Polished Gloss
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Bridge Material: Certified African Blackwood
  • Bridge Style: Modified 30s Style with Drop-In Saddle
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/16''
  • Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
  • Tuning Machines: Nickel Ratio with Skeleton Knobs
  • Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)
  • Bridge & End Pins: White with Black Dots
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Case: 345 Hardshell
  • Interior Label: none
  • Electronics: Fishman F1 Aura +
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MartinSpecial Edition DC-Aura GT Cutaway Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

Extremely Pleased

By PickinFool

from Branchville NJ

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Martin Special Edition DC-Aura GT Cutaway Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    The best acoustic I ever owned prior to this guitar (my first Martin) was pre-Fender Guild D-55. Loved it, but wanted A) cutaway for better playability, B) built-in electronics. The D55 had a very sweet tone, was loud with tons of bottom, but I found myself loving the brighter with better mid-range tone of the DC Aura for it's versatility. After playing a Taylor 810ce, Gibson Hummingbird Pro cutaway, and the DC Aura at Guitar Center, I made my decision. I REALLY wanted to love the Gibson, because of its looks (3 color burst was beautiful like my D55) but Sadly, I did not. Of the 3, the Gibson was the least playable by a wide margin. Was like dating a dull-witted model with no energy.....gorgeous, but really boring. The Taylor was also a disappointment, but not because it didn't sound great or play well.... simply because I expected so much more for the price. The DC Aura just fit my hand perfectly, was set up to perfection withe lowest,easiest action, seemed extremely easy to tune with the new "skeleton" tuning keys. Nice touch. Plugged in, I thought the Taylor sound was the equal or better, but that is really subjective and amp-dependent. After a month now, I only love this guitar more.

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Guitar

    By Tucker

    from Cincinnati, OH

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Cost
    • Playablity
    • Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back porch
      • Fire Side
      • Onstage

      Comments about Martin Special Edition DC-Aura GT Cutaway Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      Would recommend this guitar to any one.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Extremely happy with purchase

      By Crispy Chris

      from Dallas tx

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Martin Special Edition DC-Aura GT Cutaway Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Took a chance and ordered without trying based on description, specs, and reviews. I am extremely happy with this purchase. Arrived in perfect condition, setup is spot on to Martin spec though I prefer a slightly lower action. Instrument quality is great, feels and plays well, and the sound is very sweet.

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