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Martin 000-28M Eric Clapton Acoustic Guitar
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The Martin 000-28M Eric Clapton Acoustic Guitar features a Carpathian spruce top and solid Madagascar rosewood back and sides with a genuine mahogany...Click To Read More About This Product
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Built from the highest quality tonewoods by master luthiers and signed by Eric Clapton, this limited edition Martin guitar is sure to please even the most discerning acoustic guitar player and collector.
The Martin 000-28M Eric Clapton Acoustic Guitar features a Carpathian spruce top and solid Madagascar rosewood back and sides with a genuine mahogany Mod V-shaped neck. Martin is only producing 461 of these beautiful, handcrafted guitar”each signed by legendary guitar player, Eric Clapton. The OOO-28M guitar is a testament to the quality luthiery Martin has consistently been recognized for. This guitar features elegant appointments such as zig-zag purfling, herringbone pearl inlays, a rosette featuring an agoya pearl herringbone center ring, and grained ivoroid binding. The Martin OOO-28M Eric Clapton Acoustic is truly a guitar collector's dream.
- Signed by Eric Clapton
- Extremely limited edition
- Premium tonewoods
000-28M Eric Clapton Acoustic Guitar
- Model: 000-28m Eric Clapton
Label: Paper Label Signed By Eric Clapton Numbered In Sequence With Total (461 Combined) 1 Of , 2 Of , Etc.
Construction: Standard; Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: 000-14 Fret
Top: Carpathian Spruce
Top Braces: Sitka/Scalloped 5/16''
Pattern: 000 #19a
Bridge Plate: Maple
Top Binding: 5/32'' Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay: Fine Herringbone- 000 Size
Rosette: Style 45
Pearl Inlay: .098'' Herringbone
Pickguard: Delmar #3071 Self Adhesive Tortoise, Pattern 4b (00045 Style)
Back: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Purfling: HD Zig-Zag
Back Binding: 5/32'' Grained Ivoroid
Back Inlay: .049'' B/W/B Boltaron
Sides: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Side Inlay: .049'' B/W/B
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece Inlay: .049'' B/W/B Boltaron
Block: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Neck: Genuine Mahogany- 12/4
Neck Shape: Mod V
Headstock: Solid/6 String Diamond/Squaretaper
Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable 356mm
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid with .049'' B/W/B Inlay
Headplate: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Headplate Decal: Large Old Style
Tuning Machines: Waverly Nickel 4060 with Butterbean Knobs
Fingerboard: Black Ebony
Scale Length: 24.9''
Width At Nut: 1-3/4''
Width At 12 Fret: 2-1/4''
Fret Wire: G300
Fret Slot: .023'' (Pocketed)
Frets Clear: 14
Total Frets: 20
Pearl Inlay: Diamond and Squares- Long Pattern/Bordered In Mop/Signature Between 19th and 20th Frets
Side Dots: White Boltaron
Side Dot Position: One At 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, Two At 12th, One At 15th & 17th Frets
Finish Body: Non-Catalyzed Gloss
Finish Top: Non-Catalyzed Gloss
Finish Neck: Non-Catalyzed Gloss
Bridge: Black Ebony
Style: Standard Belly
String Spacing: 2-1/4''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Bridge Pins: Bone with 3.0mm Black Dots
End Pin: Bone with 4.0mm Black Dot
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I am an EC fan and of course, I had to check out this guitar. The price was so high I thought I might have to sell my car. I have played this guitar and found it to be very pleasant. I played the same model in the John Mayer and found them to be very similar. The appointments are excellent, but I have seen better on Cheaper guitars. the playability was superb. The sound was excellent until I played a D-35 in the same showroom. Unfortunately, on the same wall was a D-35 the D-35 was much better and EC is a favorite player but the D-35 blew away this EC model in tone, naturally in volume but also in resonance playability and feel. It was not even close. EC is a little guy and I can see his affection for this guitar, but I am 6'4" and the D-35 is my axe, but we both have Martin in common. 4.5 rating because on no electronics of Florian cutawayThe good news is I kept my car, because I have a D-35 at home.
The guitar has the sweetest tone. Yes in many ways it is still a 000-28 but the voice of this guitar is different and much nicer. I have owned and played other 000-28EC's and this version of this guitar is heads above the standard Clapton 000-28. It has a much more rich and balanced timbre. The finish work and neck setup are flawless. The description of this guitar says that this is a collectible, well they are wrong this guitar begs to be played. To put this guitar in a case and store it would be a shame. Yes it is beautiful, but the physical beauty belies the gorgeous tones this guitar produces. I highly recommend to buy one if you have the money