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  • Equipped with a Fishman Aura VT pickup system, the Martin D-18E Modern Deluxe brings a new level of versatility to the innovative Modern Deluxe platform. This model is built with a torrefied Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides. The pickup system has controls in the soundhole for easy access. Traditional touches include a tortoise plastic pickguard, an Old Style 18 multi-stripe soundhole rosette, and gold open gear tuners with butterbean buttons. Cutting edge features include a titanium truss rod, a maple/carbon fiber "sandwich" bridgeplate, and Liquid Metal bridgepins. The result is an ultra lightweight guitar with big dreadnought tone. 
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ModelD-18E Modern Deluxe
ConstructionDovetail Neck Joint
Body SizeD-14 Fret
Top MaterialSitka Spruce with VTS
RosetteOld Style 18 Multi-Stripe
Bracing PatternForward Shifted X Brace
Brace ShapeScalloped
Brace MaterialAdirondack Spruce with VTS
Brace Size5/16"
Back MaterialGenuine Mahogany
Back Purfling/StripStyle 18
Side MaterialGenuine Mahogany
EndpieceEast Indian Rosewood
BindingEast Indian Rosewood
Top Inlay MaterialMulti-Stripe
Side InlayNone
Back InlayNone
Neck MaterialGenuine Mahogany
Neck ShapeVintage Deluxe
Neck TaperHigh Performance Taper
PlekYes
Nut MaterialBone
Headstock ShapeSolid with Square Taper
Headplate MaterialEast Indian Rosewood
Headplate Logo StyleStylized Script Inlay
Headplate BindingNone
HeelcapEast Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard MaterialEbony
Scale Length25.4"
Neck Joins Body At14th Fret
Number of Frets Total20
Fingerboard Width at Nut1 3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret2 1/8''
Fingerboard Inlay MaterialAbalone
Fingerboard Inlay StyleOld Style 18
Fingerboard BindingNone
Side DotsAbalone
Back and Side FinishGloss
Back and Sides ColorDark Mahogany
Finish TopGloss
Top ColorClear
Finish NeckSatin
Neck ColorDark Mahogany
Bridge MaterialEbony
Bridge StyleModern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Bridge String Spacing2 5/32"
SaddleCompensated Bone
Saddle Radius16"
Tuning MachinesGold Open Gear – Butterbean Buttons
Recommended StringsAuthentic Acoustic Medium (MA550T)
Bridge Pin MaterialLiquid Metal
Bridge Pin DotsRed Acrylic
PickguardFaux Tortoise
Pickguard InlayNone
CasePly Hardshell
LabelNone
ElectronicsFishman Aura VT
Left Handed AvailabilityYes

 

Martin D-18E Modern Deluxe Guitar & Case, with Fishman Aura Pickup

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: D18MDLX-AURA

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$4,199 USD
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$4,199 USD
Equipped with a Fishman Aura VT pickup system, the Martin D-18E Modern Deluxe brings a new level of versatility to the innovative Modern Deluxe platform. This model is built with a torrefied Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides. The pickup system has controls in the soundhole for easy access. Traditional touches include a tortoise plastic pickguard, an Old Style 18 multi-stripe soundhole rosette, and gold open gear tuners with butterbean buttons. Cutting edge features include a titanium truss rod, a maple/carbon fiber "sandwich" bridgeplate, and Liquid Metal bridgepins. The result is an ultra lightweight guitar with big dreadnought tone. 
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ModelD-18E Modern Deluxe
ConstructionDovetail Neck Joint
Body SizeD-14 Fret
Top MaterialSitka Spruce with VTS
RosetteOld Style 18 Multi-Stripe
Bracing PatternForward Shifted X Brace
Brace ShapeScalloped
Brace MaterialAdirondack Spruce with VTS
Brace Size5/16"
Back MaterialGenuine Mahogany
Back Purfling/StripStyle 18
Side MaterialGenuine Mahogany
EndpieceEast Indian Rosewood
BindingEast Indian Rosewood
Top Inlay MaterialMulti-Stripe
Side InlayNone
Back InlayNone
Neck MaterialGenuine Mahogany
Neck ShapeVintage Deluxe
Neck TaperHigh Performance Taper
PlekYes
Nut MaterialBone
Headstock ShapeSolid with Square Taper
Headplate MaterialEast Indian Rosewood
Headplate Logo StyleStylized Script Inlay
Headplate BindingNone
HeelcapEast Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard MaterialEbony
Scale Length25.4"
Neck Joins Body At14th Fret
Number of Frets Total20
Fingerboard Width at Nut1 3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret2 1/8''
Fingerboard Inlay MaterialAbalone
Fingerboard Inlay StyleOld Style 18
Fingerboard BindingNone
Side DotsAbalone
Back and Side FinishGloss
Back and Sides ColorDark Mahogany
Finish TopGloss
Top ColorClear
Finish NeckSatin
Neck ColorDark Mahogany
Bridge MaterialEbony
Bridge StyleModern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Bridge String Spacing2 5/32"
SaddleCompensated Bone
Saddle Radius16"
Tuning MachinesGold Open Gear – Butterbean Buttons
Recommended StringsAuthentic Acoustic Medium (MA550T)
Bridge Pin MaterialLiquid Metal
Bridge Pin DotsRed Acrylic
PickguardFaux Tortoise
Pickguard InlayNone
CasePly Hardshell
LabelNone
ElectronicsFishman Aura VT
Left Handed AvailabilityYes