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Model:  Custom D-18 Short Scale (D18SS-CUST)

  • Body Size:    D 14-Fret
  • Construction:  Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Back and Sides:    Genuine Mahogany
  • Top:  Premium Sitka Spruce, Authentic Thickness (thin-sanded)
  • Bracing:  Sitka Spruce, Golden Era, Scalloped 5/16”, Forward Shifted X Brace
  • Binding, Heelcap, Endpiece:    Black
  • Rosette:  Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe
  • Top Inlay Material:    Multi-Stripe
  • Pickguard:    Faux Tortoise
  • Neck:  Genuime Mahogany, Modified Low Oval Shape
  • Neck Joins Body At:    14th Fret
  • Scale Length:  24.9"
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut:  1 3/4"
  • Neck Taper:    High Performance Taper
  • Fingerboard Material:   Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style:  Old Style 18, Abalone
  • Headstock Shape:  Solid with Square Taper, Old Decal, Elderly Instruments Stamp on Back
  • Tuning Machines:  Nickel Open Gear, Butterbean Buttons
  • Headplate:    East Indian Rosewood, with Old Style Logo
  • Nut Material:  Bone
  • Bridge:    Ebony, Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Saddle:    Compensated Bone
  • Bridge String Spacing:    2 5/32"
  • Bridge Pin Material:  Black Plastic
  • Finish:    Gloss, Aging Toner Top, Satin Neck
  • Case:  Ply Hardshell

Martin Custom 18-Style Short Scale Dreadnought Guitar & Case

Martin Custom 18-Style Short Scale Dreadnought Guitar & Case

Expert Setup
USA Only
Limited Warranty

SKU: D18SS-CUST

Regular price $3,199 USD
Regular price Sale price $3,199.00 USD
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Experience the Elderly Difference

Custom version of Martin's signature D-18 has a responsive "Authentic Thickness" (thinner) Sitka spruce top, scalloped Golden Era style braces (forward-shifted X) and a 24.9" scale length for a comfortable left hand reach.

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Model:  Custom D-18 Short Scale (D18SS-CUST)

  • Body Size:    D 14-Fret
  • Construction:  Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Back and Sides:    Genuine Mahogany
  • Top:  Premium Sitka Spruce, Authentic Thickness (thin-sanded)
  • Bracing:  Sitka Spruce, Golden Era, Scalloped 5/16”, Forward Shifted X Brace
  • Binding, Heelcap, Endpiece:    Black
  • Rosette:  Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe
  • Top Inlay Material:    Multi-Stripe
  • Pickguard:    Faux Tortoise
  • Neck:  Genuime Mahogany, Modified Low Oval Shape
  • Neck Joins Body At:    14th Fret
  • Scale Length:  24.9"
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut:  1 3/4"
  • Neck Taper:    High Performance Taper
  • Fingerboard Material:   Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style:  Old Style 18, Abalone
  • Headstock Shape:  Solid with Square Taper, Old Decal, Elderly Instruments Stamp on Back
  • Tuning Machines:  Nickel Open Gear, Butterbean Buttons
  • Headplate:    East Indian Rosewood, with Old Style Logo
  • Nut Material:  Bone
  • Bridge:    Ebony, Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Saddle:    Compensated Bone
  • Bridge String Spacing:    2 5/32"
  • Bridge Pin Material:  Black Plastic
  • Finish:    Gloss, Aging Toner Top, Satin Neck
  • Case:  Ply Hardshell
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