NGD: Martin acoustic

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by skerwo, Feb 25, 2021.

  1. skerwo

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    Beautiful looking and sounding Martin OMC-16E burst.

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    Congrats! I generally don't like cutaways on acoustics, but don't mind it at all on this guitar. Looks beautiful.
     
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    Very nice. I have owned a couple of Martins in my life. They are the benchmark of acoustic guitars.
     
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    Beautiful
     
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    I kinda want one of those. Ovangkol top/back/sides. Looks fantastic.
     
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    Wunderbar, seriously so!
     
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    Nize!


    Video later!!
     
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    Beautiful, thanks for posting photos!

    And congratulations, I hope you have many happy hours with it, it's beautiful :)
     
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    Yes, very nice, and looks like a great player!
     
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    "Now that's what I'm talking about!" That's a keeper...
     
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    Congratulations enjoy yourself immensely
     
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    How is the action and playability on it?
     
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    A work of art, just beautiful!
    HNGD!
     
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    They look much better ( IMO) on the smaller body guitars- the more pinched ' figure 8' body seems to go better with a cutaway, than a Dread.

    Nice guitar, assuming a pickup system too?, I bet it's a fun gigging guitar
     
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    Thanks @ all for your nice comments!


    It came perfectly out of the box. Perfect craftmanship, perfect playability up to the higher frets. It´s strung with 12.
     
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    The total ovangkol is what made me curious about this guitar. Never heard or seen that before. So I watched some vids and all delivered the same sound which I enjoyed a lot. It´s got a lot of bass for an OM, defined mids and smooth never harsh highs. Soundwise I would say it suits perfect to the Martin family.

    It works perfect with fingerstyle (as far as I can play, I´m not the big fingerstyle player, more picking while singing songs) and also with harder strumming which was very important for me because that´s what I mainly play on an acoustic guitar. It has an impressive dynamic range especially when you change between soft and hard strumming.
     
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    It´s got the Fishman Matrix VT enhance system.
     
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    Wow!
     
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    Nice! That”s Also an awesome gig bag.
     
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    Beautiful Martin....Congrats!
     
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