Skip to main content Skip to footer
Financing available on 100+ brands. Get Details
Call our Gear Advisors (877) 509-9963 Hablamos Español
MF MD HG01 Keyboard & MIDI Sale 06-17-18
Top Rated

Martin GPCRSG Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

  • Write a Review
SKU 
#J48490 000001000
Product Price $1,299.0
  • Free Shipping (48 Contiguous U.S. States)

Martin’s Road Series line of guitars features a blend of the legendary Martin tone, with solid-wood construction, and lightning-fast playability. The...Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready To Ship

Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)
    Warranty Options
  Add to Cart
Add to Wish List
Set Alerts
Earn Points

Earn up to 10,392 reward points.

Don't Forget
OVERVIEW

Great all-solid wood tone with Fishman Sonitone electronics presented at an incredible price.

Martin’s Road Series line of guitars features a blend of the legendary Martin tone, with solid-wood construction, and lightning-fast playability. The Martin GPCRSG Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar was designed for the player that is searching for incredible tone, playability, and visual appeal at an affordable price.

Its all solid-wood construction produces a tone that will rival some of the most expensive guitars made today. To start with, Martin selected a solid Sitka spruce top as the basis of the tone engine. Martin selected Sitka spruce because it’s a very expressive tonewood that produces the right amount of tone, volume and dynamics. To augment the crisp tone of the Sitka spruce, the back and sides is fashioned of solid mutenye, a tonewood that adds the perfect amount of character, combining the right amount of warmth and definition to the mids and highs. Unlike laminate or layered woods that are stiff and lack bottom end and resonance, a solid wood instrument has crystal-clear highs, a punchy bottom end, and lots of sustain.

Martin’s GPCRSG Grand Performance features an all polished gloss finish. It not only sounds great, but it looks like a million bucks! It is designed using Martin’s innovative Grand Performance body. The GP body was designed to be a little deeper than your typical 000 or auditorium-shaped body. The added depth gives you an increase in volume, while producing an even tone across the entire musical spectrum. The combination of solid tonewoods and beautiful cosmetic appointments body produces an instrument that is extremely expressive and dynamic. You won’t be overpowered at a jam session when playing this guitar. The GPCRSG Grand Performance's great sound and fast action is perfect for the singer-songwriter, stage performer, session player, and aspiring guitar student.

Playability is a must for many of today’s musical styles and Martin got you covered. The GPCRSG Grand Performance has one of the most comfortable necks on the market. The cutaway body and slim neck profile lets you glide across the fingerboard with ease. You will be able to make a smooth transition from your electric guitar to this acoustic. And, as an added bonus, the GPCRSG Grand Performance is precision setup by one of Martin’s Plek machines.

As one of the last steps in final setup process, Martin uses the Plek machine to give you the ultimate guitar setup. If you were to have a technician Plek one of your guitars, it would cost you anywhere from $250-$400. Martin includes this valued bonus on every Road Series guitar for free. If you’re a fingerstyle player, professional, novice, or singer songwriter, you are going to love the way this guitar sounds and plays.

The Martin GPCRSG Grand Performance comes complete with Fishman Sonitone electronics. This compact, easy-to-use electronics package lets you plug in and play. There’s no need for you to spend hours getting a great guitar sound. Just plug in, and you’re ready to go. For easy access, the volume and tone controls are positioned directly in the soundhole of the guitar. This gives you the ability to make changes to your tone in real time.

This guitar uses Martin long-lasting SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge and comes complete with a 12C0061 hardshell acoustic guitar case.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Grand Performance 14 Fret
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Mutenye
  • Bracing pattern: Scalloped X
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Performing Artist with High Performance Taper
  • Nut width: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
  • Fingerboard: FSC Certified Richlite
  • Neck wood: Select Hardwood
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Hand-rubbed
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Fishman
  • Configuration: Sidemounted preamp
  • Preamp EQ: 1-band
  • Feedback filter: No
  • Tuner: No
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Rosewood HPL
  • Tuning machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear
  • Bridge: FSC Certified Richlite
  • Saddle & nut: Compensated White Tusq/White Corian
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Tonewoods
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Mexico

Take the road with this Road Series Martin. Order today.

Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....

Review Snapshot

by PowerReviews
MartinGPCRSG Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good audio (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Stays in tune (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3)

Reviewed by 3 customers

Displaying reviews 1-3

Back to top

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Beutiful Guitar Beutiful Sound

By OzzyB

from UK

About Me Experienced

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Martin GPCRSG Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    It was by chance that this guitar was in the shop at the time,
    The martin destroyed everything I put up against it.
    There's this one song that ive always been searching for the right tone for
    and I played it on this guitar, imediately had to buy it, lovely mellow sound,
    not to trebly not to bassy, perfect: If my house was on fire, this would be the
    one thing I saved.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    GREAT SOUND

    By A NORMAL GUY

    from MI

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Martin GPCRSG Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I bought this guitar a few weeks ago. It has a great sound and tone you expect from a martin guitar. The case it comes with very nice. just a warning the neck is slim so keep that in mind. The fish man pickup sounds amazing.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Extremely wonderful sound

      By R.H

      from Mineral, va.

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Good to play anywhere
        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Martin GPCRSG Grand Performance Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Martin really hit the nail on the head with this guitar. For those who like finger picking like me this guitar is for you. The playability is smooth and fast very well setup, if playing rhythm or lead this guitar sounds great in any style of playing.has very low action, Has a warmer and deeper sound than any other martin i have played but the solid myentle back and sides and the solid spruce top sounds a little like rosewood but not as deep . To me this gives it the best of both woods put together. The guitar projects and rings out very loud either unplugged or plugged in. A very beautiful guitar and with martins plek machining the guitar is setup to be one of the finest necks ever machined on martins instruments. i can't find one thing I do not like about this instrument and for an all solid wood guitar you can't beat the price. Stop by and play it and you will see for yourself. Hope this helps you

        Displaying reviews 1-3

        Back to top

        Questions & Answers
        You are changing the Ship-To country.

        Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.