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Martin X Series Custom 2016 X1-DE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar  Natural 

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The X1-DE features a solid spruce top with a customized rosette, and a back and sides made from a durable,"forest friendly" HPL material. The strong ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Excellent value with a solid spruce top and Fishman electronics.

The X1-DE features a solid spruce top with a customized rosette, and a back and sides made from a durable,"forest friendly" HPL material. The strong Stratabond neck and robust Richlite fingerboard are combined to deliver a fast, even playability all across the neck.

Equipped with a reliable Fishman electronics, and you're ready to plug into any amp or mixing board. The custom X1-DE has the sound and feel of a highly collectible Martin, but at a price that anyone can afford. Case sold separately.

Fishman Sonitone features
Active soundhole mounted preamp
Soundhole mounted rotary controls for Volume and Tone

FEATURES
Body
  • Body type: Dreadnought
  • Cutaway: Non-cutaway
  • Top wood: Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Mahogany HPL
  • Bracing pattern: X
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Modified low oval
  • Nut width: Not specified
  • Fingerboard: Richlite
  • Neck wood: Stratabond
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Brand: Fishman
  • Configuration: Undersaddle piezo
  • Preamp EQ: 1-band
  • Feedback filter: No
  • Tuner: No
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay: Rosewood HPL
  • Tuning machines: Chrome with small buttons
  • Bridge: Micarta
  • Saddle & nut: Compensated
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Mexico

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MartinX Series Custom 2016 X1-DE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good audio (3)
  • Stays in tune (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Practicing (3)
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5.0

Excellent quality, as expected

By Joefuss07

from Cabot, AR

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Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Martin X Series Custom 2016 X1-DE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    This guitar has a great tone, with a rich low end without being boomy, and a wonderful high end that isn't too twangy. I was a little hesitant about the HPL back and sides, but the Sitka spruce top makes all the difference when it comes to overall sound, and I couldn't be more pleased with my purchase! It came already set up, so all I had to do was give it a tune and it was ready to go! The electronics sound good as well, though I don't use them very often.

     
    5.0

    Great value

    By Chad

    from Canton

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Martin X Series Custom 2016 X1-DE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Unless you are a touring musician this is all the more guitar you will ever need. Great mix of treble and bass I use .12 gauge elixir strings and they sound awesome. For the money you won't be dissapointed. Love the natural look too.

         
        5.0

        Top!

        By Sendit

        from Miami

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent

        Cons

        • Flat Sound

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Martin X Series Custom 2016 X1-DE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Very good

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        martin x1-de

        By arty in the gumbo mud

        from mississippi delta..poor part of town :)

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Martin X Series Custom 2016 X1-DE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          just came home with a new martin x1-de. I was impressed with the sound and ease of play. slightly oval fretboard plays great and the sound is fantastic pugged or unplugged. my friend recenty bought a taylor for over a hundred more, now it sounds great and plays good, but in my opinion the martin sounds and plays better, my friend even agreed. this guitar is light and for the price is a great buy and the fishman electronics are great.

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