Martin Expands Authentic Series and Retro Series for 2013

January 20, 2013
Also new for 2013 are Artist Custom Signature series models for John Sebastian and Isreal "12" Kamakawiwo''ole
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Martin Introduces the D-35 Seth Avett Custom Signature Edition

January 20, 2013
C.F. Martin offered founding member of indie rock darlings The Avett Brothers the opportunity to design his version of “the perfect guitar”
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Martin OM-28E Retro Acoustic Guitar Review

November 5, 2012
With the OM-28E Retro Acoustic Guitar, there’s no denying that Martin and Fishman have created a formidable stage and studio instrument that bristles with pure Martin beauty and vintage glow.
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Replacing the Soundboard on a 1977 Martin D-35, PT. 2

September 5, 2012
After concluding that the damage was so severe that the top could not be restored without compromising the guitar’s sound—not to mention its looks—I began the process of outfitting this fine instrument with a replacement soundboard.
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Replacing the Soundboard on a 1977 Martin D-35

August 10, 2012
This 1977 D-35 arrived at our shop with a big hole in its Sitka spruce soundboard and a bag of miscellaneous broken braces and slivers of spruce top wood.
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Summer NAMM '12 - Martin Guitars Retro Series

July 13, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Nashville, TN, for the 2012 Summer NAMM Show where he visits the Martin Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of their Retro Series.

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Martin Launches Retro Series Acoustics

July 12, 2012
The series exquisitely captures a sought-after sound, melding traditional models with state-of-the-art technology.
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Dreadnought Acoustic Roundup: Guild, Martin, Recording King, Seagull, and Blueridge

June 8, 2012
Five dreads under $1000: Guild D-150, Martin D-1GT, Recording King RD-316, Seagull Maritime SWS Rosewood SG, and Blueridge BR-140A
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Martin Guitar Releases Four New Guitar Models for Spring

May 31, 2012
Three new PA1 Series models will be available - DCPA1 Plus, GPCPA1 Plus, OMCPA1 Plus - and a new GPCPA2 Mahogany.
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Martin Ritter Launches New Gig Bag Lines

May 29, 2012
The lines include a premier collection of Madarozzo bags, retro-styled HÉRGÉT bags, and rock ''n'' roll styled LØRZ bags.
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Martin Style A Mandolin

May 11, 2012
Martin mandolins are not worth nearly as much as their guitars, they were a vital component in Martin’s success in the early 20th century.
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C.F. Martin & CO. Introduces 00-DB Jeff Tweedy Custom Artist Edition

March 20, 2012
A traditional 14 fret 00 size guitar with a deeper body for fuller sound and a modified V shape neck with long scale (25.4”).
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NAMM '12 - Martin Guitar 00-45SC John Mayer, D-18, 000C Nylon, D-28 The Mamas and the Papas

February 17, 2012
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where he visits the Martin Guitar booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about their newest acoustic guitar models -- 00-45SC John Mayer, D-18, 000C Nylong, D-28 The Mamas and the Papas, and the GPCPA Mahogany.
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Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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C. F. Martin & Co Announces the New 00-45SC John Mayer Edition

January 18, 2012
Nazareth, PA (Jan 18, 2012) – In special collaboration with seven-time Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter/guitarist John Mayer, C. F. Martin & Co. is pleased to introduce a very special premium
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Martin 000-15SM Acoustic Guitar Review

December 20, 2011
Believe it or not, there are days as a gear reviewer where you’ll scream if you have to tweak another knob, dial in another tone, split another coil, troubleshoot
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Martin Announces 15 New Instruments for NAMM 2012

December 18, 2011
An expansion of the Performing Artist Series instruments, Custom Series, Road series, refinement of the D-18 model, and several new ukulele models
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Martin Using Recycled Sitka Spruce in New GPCPA4 Sapele

November 29, 2011
The tonewood is recycled from Canadian Bridge Timbers.
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1937 Martin D-28

October 18, 2011
More than 70 years after its first appearance, the dreadnought remains the most popular flattop body style among acoustic guitarists.
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