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Martin GPCPA1 Grand Performance Acoustic Guitar Review

February 15, 2011
A Grand Performance from Martin''s Performing Artist series with live performance friendly features such as the Fishman Aura F1 system
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Guitar of the Month: 1.5 Millionth Martin

February 15, 2011
For the recent 1.5 millionth Martin, the company went with a Leonardo da Vinci theme—complete with a Last Supper pickguard inlay, da Vinci artwork-inspired inlays, a Mona Lisa headstock, and a Vitruvian Man design on the back.
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Video Review - Martin Grand Performance GPCPA1

February 14, 2011
PG's Gayla Drake Paul walks us through her latest review--Martin Grand Performance GPCPA1.
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NAMM-Martin 1.5 Millionth Model, Authentic D-45

February 13, 2011
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Martin Guitar booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear about their newest models for 2011--1.5 Millionth Model, D-45 Authentic 1942 Model, Grand J-28 LSE, Custom Shop models, and JS060 & JSO1260 Pete Seeger Baritone models.
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The Pinkburst Project

January 17, 2011
Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French commissions a who’s-who of guitar and bass manufacturers to create 25 custom “pinkburst” guitars and amps to benefit research into uveitis—a disease responsible for 10 percent of blindness in the US.
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Social Distortion Acoustic Jam

September 16, 2010
PG's Chris Kies is On Location in Council Bluffs, IA, where he catches up with Social Distortion's Mike Ness and Jonny Wickersham. In this segment, we get to check out Jonny's 1930s lap steel and Mike's 1940s Gibson J-35 in action as they play us a few tunes.
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1968 Martin D-28 Pickguard Curling and Shrinkage

August 17, 2010
A small crack and pickguard replacement on a vintage Martin
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Summer NAMM '10: Martin 00-15, 0-18T Nick Reynolds

August 10, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for the 2010 Summer NAMM Show where he swings by the Martin Guitar booth. In this segment, we get to check out some of their newest guitars--the 00-15 & the 0-18T Nick Reynolds Tenor Guitar.

Martin's 0-18T is a cool, new tenor model with a solid Sitka spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, and a traditional 18-style rosette. Compared to the other full-bodied Martin models, it's much smaller, but the 0-18T packs a meaty punch.

The 00-15 features a 00-14 fret body style that can be made with either solid sapele or solid mahogany (top, back, and sides). The bridge is either made of Solid Morado or Solid East Indian Rosewood, while the neck can be created from several choice hardwoods that would be matched with a solid morado or solid East Indian rosewood fingerboard.
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1890s Martin 0-28

June 16, 2010
An early Martin small-bodied acoustic
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Martin OMC-16OGTE Acoustic Guitar Review

March 18, 2010
Martin''s OMC-16OGTE acoustic uses Roland COSM modeling for a stage-ready guitar
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