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Sound that just keeps on giving
Crafted entirely with solid mahogany, this is an instrument that will blossom with rich sonic goodness the more you play. It's an acoustic that just keeps on giving, and one that will stay with you for a lifetime. Expect a focused fundamental tone with outstanding overtones and warmth that's driven decades of music. It's time to explore a sound you simply won't forget.
Each piece of timber that the D-15M was built with was carefully selected by Martin's resident tonewood expert. He has over 25 year of experience in selecting tonewoods, and understanding their sonic abilities. So be assured, your tone will be rich with renowned Martin quality. It's expressive, dynamic, and rings with superior resonance. And, it's ready for your creativity. Immerse yourself in authentic warmth, with a meaty mid-range and brilliant bass emphasis. It's bound to get your creativity flowing. If you love chunky, bluesy chords, and want to attack the D-15M with some old-school slide - it's got you covered. Born to be played, are you ready to experience a truly authentic Martin tone?
Powerful and superbly responsive
Bringing you the ultimate blend of a traditional dreadnought tone with an incredibly responsive nature. This Martin D-15M is ideal for any guitarist or singer/songwriter needing a reliable, and versatile instrument for almost any musical scenario. It has the premium character needed for professional performance. Dig in hard with a heavier strum, and it will respond exactly how you want it to when playing lighter picking styles too.
You can play almost anything. From blues and country to rock, folk, pop, and much more. Perfect for Beatles-styled rhythms, country licks, bluegrass, roots music, and slide techniques. You can compose your own music and be as dynamic as you like, it won't let you down. And, it maintains that traditional, bold, commanding dreadnought tone we all adore. Rich, dynamic, full. A sound and feel with renowned quality - you won't want to put it down.
Unmistakable Martin feel
For 183 years, Martin have been at the forefront of guitar innovation, and premier craftsmanship. Bringing you some of the best acoustic guitars possible. Martin's iconic tone is world renowned, and their playability has become an important characteristic that puts Martin guitars in a league of their own. And, with their revolutionary Plek process, they truly maintain their undeniably majestic tone.
Precision for the ultimate feel and tone. This special Plek process involves a computer controlled device that scans and dresses the guitar under actual playing conditions. It's strung, and tuned to pitch for precise string tension emulation. An incredible process that's been a major breakthrough over the last decade. This is because the machine's meticulous attention to detail identifies exactly what needs to be done to bring you perfect fretwork. It's an innovative machine that brings you flawless results. Experience premium quality with an unmistakable tone and feel.
- Product: Martin D-15M Acoustic, Left Handed
- Product Code: D15ML
Body & Bridge
- Model: D-15M
- Construction: Ply Blocks/Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
- Body Size: D-14 Fret
- Top: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- Rosette: Single Ring
- Bracing Pattern: Non-Scalloped X Brace
- Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
- Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- Finish Back & Sides: Satin
- Finish Top: Satin
- Bridge Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- Bridge Style: Belly
- Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/8"
- Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated Bone
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
- Nut Material: Bone
- Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
- Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- Fingerboard Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- Scale Length: 25.4"
- Number Of Frets Total: 20
- Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-11/16''
- Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8''
- Fingerboard Position Inlays: Diamonds & Squares - Short Pattern
- Finish Neck: Satin
Hardware & Strings
- Tuning Machines: Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
- Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
- Included Case: 345 Hardshell
Please note: Martin do not ship their guitars with the strap button installed on the bottom of the guitar. They do this to avoid any impact cracks that may occur during shipping. You can find your strap button inside the case compartment.