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CEO-7 Adirondack Spruce/Mahogany Left Handed Guitar with Case

SKU: # 770567   |   Model: # CEO-7 LH   |    Product Reviews1 Reviews  Write a Review

CEO-7 Adirondack Spruce/Mahogany Left Handed Guitar with Case
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Reminiscent of models from the Golden Era, the CEO-7 features a sunburst finish, golden age tuners and authentic headplate lettering. This new 14-fret short scale 00 sloped shoulder model features a solid Adirondack spruce top with solid genuine mahogany back and sides for complex tonality.

Body Size: 00-14 Fret Slope Shoulder
Finish Top: Gloss
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
Back and Side Finish: Gloss
Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
Scale Length: 24.9"
Brace Shape: Scalloped
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4"
Top Material: Adirondack Spruce
Neck Shape: Modified V
Back Material: Mahogany
Neck Taper: Standard Taper
Side Material: Mahogany

Top Colour: Autumn Sunset Burst
Bridge Style: Straight Line - Drop in Saddle
Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/16"
Top Inlay Material: Black Stripe
Bridge Material: Ebony
Top Detail: None
Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic
Pickguard Inlay: None
Saddle: Compensated Bone
Rosette: Multi-Stripe
Saddle Radius: 16"

Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce
Back and Sides Colour: Dark Mahogany
Brace Size: 1/4"
Back Detail: None
Back Purfling/Strip: None
Back Inlay Material: Black Stripe
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
Side Detail: None
Endpiece: None
Side Inlay Material: None
Endpiece Inlay: None

Neck Material: Select Hardwood
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Finish Neck: Satin
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/4"
Neck Colour: Dark Mahogany
Fingerboard Inlay Style: Old Style 18
Number of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
Fingerboard Binding Material: None
Side Dots: Yellow

Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper
Tuning Machines: Golden Age Relic Nickel
Headplate Material: Ebony
Knob: Cream Plastic
Headplate Logo Style: Script Authentic 1933 Overlay
Nut Material: Bone
Headplate Binding Material: None
Headplate Detail: None

Additional Information
Case: Ply Hardshell
Label: Pre-printed CFM IV Signature - Numbered in sequence without total
Pleked: True

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CEO-7 I am not going to repeat key review highlights printed elsewhere, only say that this guitar is clever design by Martin’s CEO that represents one of the best examples of Martin’s 190 years of guitar building, and incorporates some of the best from vintage and modern approaches to design and build. I purchased this gem recently after a 2 year search with very specific criteria in mind: top of the list, it must have a somewhat vintage character amenable to acoustic blues style, but also with degree of versatility since I have a diversity of stylistic approaches; secondly, it must be ergonomically amenable to my aging, arthritic hands; and thirdly, it needs to have some magic that makes your ears perk up. I did a ton of detailed, on-line research, and visited many stores trying a wide range of brands/models with parlour-type configurations. The first CEO-7 I tried I did not like - sounded rather dull to me at first. It took about 3-4 CEO-7 test-drives, and a bunch more research to land on this model and finally find THE one with the right tonal profile and response (for me). A big challenge here is that Martins do seem to need a bit of a break-in period to open up and start to sparkle. So if you are accustomed to the bright, forward sound of say, Taylor guitars right off the rack, this may be something of a challenge to work through - I also own a Taylor which I do love. Martins have their own unique tonal character which has understandably made them one of the most iconic guitar builders. So the one CEO-7 that I actually bought did sound markedly different from the others, but there was also the element of trust in the brand that it will “open-up”, which was a tad risky. But I have to say that my research and intuition paid off in spades. Also, the folks at L&M were great, and the free set-up by L&M Tech with a new set of D’Addario XC PB Lights, left me totally awestruck! Naturally, everyones tastes/needs/experiences will differ, but this is such a fine instrument with subtle overtones and magical sparkles that really do influence my approach to expressing myself in a more nuanced and dynamic way. Incidentally, Martins have a particular reputation to continuously improve over time - so if it’s awesome now, I can’t wait to see what it’s like after a few years! (Actually, I think it’s even improved since I brought it home a few weeks ago). I recommend giving this CEO-7 model some careful consideration if it’s within your orbit of preferences. Hope this is helpful!
Posted by Jeff on Nov 19, 2023
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