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Martin Custom CS00S14 Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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The CS-00S-14 is a premium "Style 42" 12-fret slotted-head fingerstyle model crafted with rare Honduras rosewood back and sides for incredible resona...Click To Read More About This Product

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Limited to a run of 114, this is your chance to get a high-quality Martin hybrid with rare tonewoods and quality electronics.

The CS-00S-14 is a premium "Style 42" 12-fret slotted-head fingerstyle model crafted with rare Honduras rosewood back and sides for incredible resonance, sustain, and tone. Honduran rosewood is celebrated among the guitar building community as a replacement for rare and expensive Brazilian rosewood. To accompany this beautiful wood, the top is made of a torrefied (temperature aged) Swiss spruce. Martins temperature aging process ages the top and allows it to resonate and sing like the vintage Martins of the Golden Era.

The cell structure of the Swiss spruce matches that of the tops of the best-sounding vintage models observed by the Martin team. On the first strum you will hear crystal-clear treble, balanced mids, and a defined, punchy bottom end unlike any guitar you've played. Lightly play the instrument and it will come alive with a sonic pallet that is sure to excite the most advanced player. The instrument also features a new ultra lightweight non-adjustable carbon fiber neck reinforcement for stability and an increase in sustain. And here is one feature you wont find on your vintage Martin: onboard electronics. The CS-00S-14 features the unobtrusive plug-and-play Fishman Aura VT electronics. The Aura VT gives you one sound image that closely replicates the sound of the CS-00S-14 being played into a world-class vintage microphone. Martin made only 114 of these exclusive instruments for the world. Inventory is limited, so call the experts at Private Reserve to select one of these truly amazing instruments.

Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
Body Size: 00-12 Fret
Top: Torrefied Swiss Spruce
Rosette: 3 Ring
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Golden Era Style)
Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 1/4''
Back Material: Solid Honduras Rosewood
Back Purfling: Style 45 - Golden Era
Side Material: Solid Honduras Rosewood
Endpiece: Solid Cocobolo
Endpiece Inlay: Black/Maple/Black Fiber
Binding: Solid Cocobolo
Top Inlay Style: Style 42
Back Inlay: Black/Maple/Black Fiber
Neck Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape: Modified V
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock: Slotted/Square Slots/Diamond/Square Taper
Headplate: Solid Black Ebony
Heelcap: Solid Cocobolo
Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length: 24.9''
Number of Frets Clear: 12Number of Frets Total: 19
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1-13/16''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2-5/16''
Fingerboard Position Inlays: Concave Diamond Design - Orange/Red Spiney Recon Stone/Solid Mother of Pearl
Fingerboard Binding: Solid Cocobolo
Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
Finish Top: Polished Gloss
Finish Neck: Satin
Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style: Pyramid with Drop-In Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2-5/16''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
Tuning Machines: Nickel Grand Tuners with Butterbean Buttons
Recommended Strings: Martins SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP 7100)
Bridge & End Pins: Bone with Paua Pearl Dots
Pickguard: none
Case: Geib Style - Custom Shop
Interior Label: none
Electronics: Fishman Aura VT

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Awesome guitar!

By R Keating

from Liberal Ks

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  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune


    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Martin Custom CS00S14 Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    I own several Martin guitars as well as others.
    This guitar has the richest sound of any guitar I have ever played.

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