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Martin Special Edition GPC-Aura GT Grand Performance Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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Introduced at the 2014 Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany, the Special Edition GPC-Aura GT Grand Performance Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar comes equipped with Fishman F1 Aura Plus electronics and... Click To Read More About This Product

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Introduced at the 2014 Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany, the Special Edition GPC-Aura GT Grand Performance Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar 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. Fishman F1 Aura + electronics help you keep your tone in control when plugged in.

Fishman F1 Aura +
The Fishman F1 Aura+ features the stunning realism of award-winning Aura Acoustic Imaging technology in a distinctive and easy-to-use onboard preamp system. The heart of this onboard intelligence is its ability to replicate the sound of nine different world-class studio microphones delivered in an intuitive menu-driven interface that is very versatile with controls placed in perfect position so you won't be slowed down while you are in the middle of performing. You can shape your tone with two low-profile control buttons and a single, large, bright LED display.

F1 Aura+ offers a simplified set of user controls called Easy Mode. This mode allows you to quickly get a feel for the tonal possibilities of F1 Aura+ while providing quick access to the most important features you'll need every day. Simply press the Tone control to step through three custom-blended Aura Image presets as well as audition the uneffected, Gold Plus pickup sound. The one-knob Tone control blends between a natural, undersaddle sound with no EQ (flat) on up to a "scooped" tone with emphasized treble and bass and reduced midrange. For the real tone-tweakers, Martin retained the original Performance Mode as well, giving you full access to F1 Aura's powerful 3-band EQs, compressor and automatic anti-feedback.

Comes with a hardshell case.

FEATURES

Construction: Ply Blocks/Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: GPC-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: 375 Hardshell
Interior Label: none
Electronics: Fishman F1 Aura +
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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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MartinSpecial Edition GPC-Aura GT Grand Performance Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Worth the money

By Danny

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Comments about Martin Special Edition GPC-Aura GT Grand Performance Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

Really nice sound. Low action, makes for easy playability.

 
5.0

Sounds as beautiful as it looks. Warm and rich tones.

By Ethosb

from Atlanta, GA

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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 GPC-Aura GT Grand Performance Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Having been a musician for over 30 years, I have come across many guitars. This one is one of my favorites and is played almost every day. Great investment and quality.

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