Martin Guitars 2018 D-35 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar w/ Case

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D-35 V18

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A distinctive three-piece back and antique white binding around the fingerboard set it apart. Expressive quarter-inch straight bracing gives it balance and power for any situation. Premium East Indian rosewood, Sitka spruce, and a timeless Dreadnought shape have made it the choice for pickers, strummers, and players from Johnny Cash to Seth Avett.

Specifications:
• Model: D-35 (2018)
• Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
• Body Size: D-14 Fret
• Top Material: Sitka Spruce
• Top Detail: None
• Rosette: Multi-Stripe
• Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X Brace
• Brace Shape: Non-Scalloped
• Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
• Brace Size: 1/4"
• Back Material: East Indian Rosewood
• Back Detail: None
• Back Purfling/Strip: Style 35
• Side Material: East Indian Rosewood
• Side Detail: None
• Endpiece: Antique White
• Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe
• Binding:Antique White
• Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
• Side Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
• Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
• Neck Material: Select Hardwood
• Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
• Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
• Plek: Yes
• Nut Material: Bone
• Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper
• Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
• Headplate Detail: N/A
• Headplate Logo Style: Script Old Style Overlay
• Headplate Binding Material: None
• Heelcap: Antique White with Multi-Stripe
• Fingerboard Material: Ebony
• Scale Length: 25.4"
• Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
• Number of Frets Total: 20
• Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4''
• Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
• Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother of Pearl
• Fingerboard Inlay Style: Style 28
• Fingerboard Binding Material: Antique White
• Side Dots: Black
• Back and Side Finish: Gloss
• Back and Sides Color: None
• Finish Top: Gloss
• Top Coluor: Aging Toner
• Finish Neck: Satin
• Neck Colour: Dark Mahogany
• Bridge Material: Ebony
• Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
• Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
• Saddle: Compensated Bone
• Saddle Radius: 16"
• Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear
• Recommended Strings: SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200)
• Knob: Large
• Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
• Bridge Pin Dots: Faux Tortoise
• Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
• Pickguard Inlay: None
• Case: Molded Hardshell
• Label: None
• Electronics: None

Lifelong dream come to life6 of 6 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreNorth Vancouver, British Columbia
I left my medical career behind when I hear Tony Rice's D28. Over the years, I tried tens of top end Martins off Guitar Center walls, but none sang under my fingers. This D35 just sang beautifully.
D35 is the right one in the lineup of D28, HD28, D35, and HD35 in terms of the right amount of bass and wide-ranged resonance for fingerpicking and flatpicking with a gentle hand. D28 and HD28 work best for someone with a heavy strumming hand or flatpicking technique. Otherwise they sound too dry, as the top needs more hand power to move adequately. I compared this with roughly 13 others in this lineup before coming back to the specific one that got me excited more than six months earlier.
6 weeks later, I love it more each day. Everything sounds so musical and huge on this one-man orchestra that I am making up my own tunes everyday, Now, here's an inspirational instrument!
Posted by Jay Byrd on Oct 30, 2020
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Awesome Martin !8 of 8 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreCalgary East, Alberta
Wanted a Martin for years. Went to L&M East store in Calgary yesterday looking for a D-28 after much research. Tried the D-28 & HD28 and really liked them both. Then I picked up the D-35 and was blown away! To my ears, much more balanced and articulate sounds across the strings and all the way up the fretboard. Beautiful, booming, clear and a pleasure to play. Setup from the factory is a bit higher than I prefer but I?ll play it and let it open up then I?ll lower the action when I get the first setup. This is not just my guitar of a lifetime, it is now a family heirloom.
Posted by Rob Wilson on Sep 23, 2018
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