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Martin Standard Series 000-42 Acoustic Guitar  

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  • CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
  • BODY SIZE: 000-14 Fret
  • TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
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      An auditorium-body beauty!

      The 000-42 is the epitome of Martin quality and design, with a resonant solid Sitka spruce top and solid Indian rosewood back and sides. Beautiful detail and cosmetics throughout. Includes hardshell case.


      • CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
      • BODY SIZE: 000-14 Fret
      • TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
      • ROSETTE: Style 45
      • TOP BRACING PATTERN: 000 14-Fret
      • TOP BRACES: Scalloped 5/16''
      • BACK MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
      • BACK PURFLING: Style 45
      • SIDE MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
      • ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
      • ENDPIECE INLAY: Black/White Boltaron®
      • BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
      • TOP INLAY STYLE: Abalone Pearl with Black/White/Black Inlays
      • SIDE INLAY: B/W Boltaron®
      • BACK INLAY: B/W Boltaron®
      • NECK MATERIAL: Select Hardwood
      • NECK SHAPE: Modified V
      • NUT MATERIAL: Bone
      • HEADSTOCK: Solid/Diamond/Tapered
      • HEADPLATE: Solid East Indian Rosewood /C. F. Martin, Block Abalone Pearl
      • HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid with B/W Inlay
      • FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
      • SCALE LENGTH: 24.9"
      • # OF FRETS CLEAR: 14
      • # OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
      • FINGERBOARD POSITION INLAYS: Style 45 Snowflake - Select Pearl
      • FINGERBOARD BINDING: Grained Ivoroid/Mitered
      • FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss
      • FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss/ Aging Toner
      • FINISH NECK: Polished Gloss/ Dark Mahogany Stain
      • BRIDGE MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
      • BRIDGE STYLE: Standard Belly
      • BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 1/4''
      • SADDLE: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
      • TUNING MACHINES: Gotoh Gold w/ Butterbean Knobs
      • BRIDGE & END PINS: White w/ Abalone Dots
      • PICKGUARD: Tortoise Color
      • Includes case

      Order today and treasure it for a lilfetime.

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            Comments about Martin Standard Series 000-42 Acoustic Guitar:

            I have mixed feelings about this one. I decided to get something fancy for my sixtieth birthday; I usually just go for the sound. The 00042 is definitely ornamental. I can tell you what I like and dislike about it. What I like best is the neck. The neck is so perfect you can lower the action almost to touching the frets, and it doesn't buzz anywhere. It comes with a pretty case, not that plastic molded one that Martin seems to think is so great. The guitar is also beautiful, although the back of the D-35 is prettier. Where it falls short is this: it doesn't ring like the D-35, and it is very expensive. I bought my first D-35 in 1971 for 700, so it's hard to get used to these prices. I think the guitar industry is going a bit crazy.
            However, if you want a really ornamental guitar, the 000-42 is for you. It is nice. . . it is expensive, but it is nice...but it's expensive...but it IS nice.

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