Martin 000-15SM Solid Mahogany Acoustic Guitar, Slotted Headstock
Martin 000-15SM Solid Mahogany Acoustic Guitar, Slotted HeadstockDetails
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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!
To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:
|Finance||APR||Deposit to Pay||Payments||Total Payable|
|Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9%||14.9%||No Deposit||48 months: £6.83 |
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9%||15.9%||No Deposit||36 months: £8.65 |
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9%||18.9%||No Deposit||24 months: £12.41 |
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
How to Apply
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You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.
Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website consisting of a single delivery, and is not available in store or via phone currently.
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Martin's 000 Body Shape
The Martin 000-15SM features Martin's 000 body shape, which is also known as the auditorium guitar cut, providing comfort and great volume projection. Its sleek, smooth, curvaceous shape features a 12th fret join construction, which provides more length in the body, offering more volume and bass projection. Its nipped in waste means it will sit comfortably on the knee, offering a well-balanced tone that accommodates many different playing styles.
Martin X Bracing
The non-scalloped X bracing shape allows the top of your guitar to vibrate freely yet keeps it stable and secure. Bracing reinforces your guitar's structure, and stops it from collapsing under string tension and shapes the guitar's overall sound.
The Martin 000-15SM features an all-mahogany body, which offers durability and delivers incredibly rich distinct warmth. Mahogany also contains distinct character of soft warmth, but is well balanced with a bite of its own. The 000-15SM produces a focused, punchy mid-range, thick well-defined tone, and sings sweet sparkling highs with plenty of characterised warmth. Mahogany is used a lot in the acoustic world, because it is relatively economical, durable, attractive, easy to work with, and resonant. As a top wood, the mahogany offers a natural compression, creating strong fundamentals with a clear and direct focus. Used as back and sides panels, the tonewood provides a meaty mid-range, producing punchy, woody tones with plenty of depth and complexity that will please most playing styles.
Mahogany Neck & East Indian Rosewood Fingerboard
The reason why many guitar necks are made from mahogany is because the wood responds greatly to picking styles, strumming, and various finger techniques with equal ease. This mahogany neck features a modified low oval shape, providing comfort, durability, and great playability. The mahogany neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard that delivers a warm, bright, and sparkly tone that really shines through when using finger picking techniques. East Indian rosewood is very resonant, with a deep warm bass, and sizzly treble, offering a smooth and energetic playing experience. The neck is finished in satin for smooth play, and sleek, high-quality finish. The Martin 000-15SM is an ideal choice for those wanting a classic guitar with renowned materials and expert craftsmanship.
Martin Playability Enhanced
For 183 years, Martin have been at the forefront of guitar innovation and premier craftsmanship, bringing consumers some of the best acoustic guitars possible. The iconic Martin tone is known worldwide and playability has become an important characteristic that sets Martin guitars aside from others within the acoustic world. Martin's manufacturing processes has been perfected by their Plek machines, the Pleking process helps Martin guitars maintain their undeniable tone.
The Plek Pro has been developed for use in guitar production factories as a tool that not only does precise fingerboard dressing, but also helps with quality control. The computer controlled device scans and dresses the guitar under actual playing conditions, strung and tuned to pitch for using precise string tension emulation. This machine has been a major break through over the last decade, as its eye for detail identifies exactly what needs to be done for perfect fretwork. The Plek Pro offers perfect results, raises the quality of the instrument, and gives you a beautifully toned, easy to play acoustic guitar.
The Martin 000-15SM's look is drawn from high-quality traditional acoustic styling, which provides a natural, pleasing, and sophisticated aesthetic. Featuring a subtle multi-strip sound-hole rosette, which enhances Martins signature faux tortoise pick-guard for a authentic appearance and finish. Its all-mahogany body offers a rich beautiful colour, projecting its quality timber, finished with satin, for a sleek and elegant aesthetic. The neck is dressed with diamond and squares short pattern fingerboard markers inlaid in abalone, for stunning added shimmer to each performance. The 000-15SM has a slotted headstock with square taper, offering a traditional and classic appearance blended with Martin's high-quality creativity. The headstock is topped with golden age bright nickel machineheads and Martin's signature hieroglyphs, that stand out beautifully against its rosewood head-plate.
- All-mahogany body offers incredibly rich warmth
- Rosewood fingerboard for smooth play
- 000 Martin body provides comfortable playing experience
- Bone nut offers clarity
- Satin finish for high-end appearance and smooth play
Body & Bridge
- Body Size: 000 -12 Fret
- Shape: Auditorium/li>
- Top Material: Mahogany
- Bracing Style: X Brace, Non-Scalloped
- Back and Side Material: Mahogany
- Bridge Material: East Indian Rosewood
- Bridge Style: Belly- Drop in Saddle
- Scale Length: 25.4''
- Finish: Satin
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Fingerboard Inlay Style: Diamond & Squares Short Pattern
- Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
- Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
- Neck Taper: Standard Performance Taper
- Fingerboard Material: East Indian Rosewood
- Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
- Number of Frets: 20
- Finish: Satin
Hardware & Strings
- Bridge Pin Material: Ebony
- Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
- Nut Material: Bone
- Saddle: Compensated Bone
- Tuning Machines: Golden Age Bright Nickel Side Mount
- Strings: SP Lifespan 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Light (MSP7100)
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