Martin Backpacker Acoustic Travel Guitar

Short-Scale 6-String Acoustic Guitar with Richlite Fingerboard, Includes Gig Bag. Made in Mexico.
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Martin Backpacker Acoustic Travel Guitar

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  • $319.00
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Description & Specs

The sky's the limit for portability! The steel-string Backpacker travel guitar is lightweight, durable, easy to play (and tune) and is shaped to fit into the smallest places. Constructed of solid tonewoods.


Series: Martin Backpacker
Country of Manufacture: Made in Mexico
Product Color: Natural
Case Type: Gig Bag Included
Factory Setup: .010-.047, E Standard (E-A-D-G-B-E)


Body Shape: Backpacker
Body Material: Sapele
Body Finish: Hand Rubbed Oil
Top Material: Sitka Spruce
Bracing Material: Sitka Spruce
Bracing Pattern: Backpacker


Neck Material: Select Hardwood
Neck Finish: Hand Rubbed Oil
Neck Shape: Backpacker
Fingerboard Material: FSC Certified Richlite
Nut Material: White Corian
Nut Width: 1.6875"
Fingerboard Radius: 16"
Scale Length: 24"
Number of Frets: 15 Frets
Neck Joint: Set Neck
Fingerboard Inlay: White Dots
Inlay Shape: Dots
Side Marker Inlay: White
Headstock Inlay/Decal: Script Overlay


Hardware Color: Chrome
Bridge: Richlite Backpacker Steel String
Tuning Machines: Enclosed Gear with Small Buttons
Saddle: Compensated White TUSQ
Bridge Pins: White Plastic
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Tony H.
I recommend this product
Chicago music exchange

I am very pleased with the Martin Backpacker and also ordered a beautiful Taylor 414 ce from these guys. I’m totally satisfied with their inspection before shipping. Both arrived in mint condition and set up ready to play.

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Great shopping experience and great product

CME offers a great selection and speedy shipping--thank you! Martin Backpacker was purchased as a gift and recipient loves it.

Matthew Z.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great job

Great setup. Great communication. Great price. Fantastic experience all around. Thanks guys.

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