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Martin 000-18 Natural 1971 (s054)

Acoustic

SKU: M00018NAT71

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Summary

Body: Spuce top with mahogany back and sides 

Neck: Mahogany neck with a medium-round profile, 1 11/16” wide nut, ebony fretboard, __ radius, and dot inlays

Pickups/Hardware: CF Martin tuners, no electronics

Cosmetic Condition: The top and sides have some great character with a full overspray covering many repaired cracks, a couple of filled holes, and many dings and scratches. The back is nice and glossy with a few long cracks as well as some scratches and dings throughout. the neck is nice and smooth. The headstock is glossy with a good sized chip on the back and visible footprints of the previous tuners. This well loved Martin still has a lot of life to live!

Playability: The strings are nice and low, play great, and ring out clearly across most of the board.

Modifications/Repairs: This guitar has been extensively modified. The bridge has been replaced. The neck has been reset. The neck heel was broken and rebuilt. Two dowels were added on the back to reinforce the heel block. The fingerboard has been replaced with an ebony board and a truss rod has been added to the neck. The shoulder brace has been cut in the middle to allow access to the truss rod. The nut and saddle have been replaced. The tuners have been replaced with newer martin tuners. There are many repaired cracks. There are two filled holes in the top. There is glue all over the inside of the guitar. The guitar has been fully oversprayed.

Weight: 4lbs 3oz

Case: Non-original hardshell case

 



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