Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar (with Case)

Classic Martin 18 styling meets ultra-modern tech. The Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe acoustic is built with a two-way steel truss rod, making adjustment easy!
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone
Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone
The Modern Deluxe Series is offered in four styles: D-18, D-28, 000-28, and OM-28. Each model is packed with custom features and modern technology that you have to see, feel, and hear for yourself.

"Our goal has always been to make the best guitars and strings possible," said Chris Martin, Chairman and CEO. "We are thrilled with the positive feedback we are getting on these instruments, and we hope you'll give them a try for yourself."

The vintage appointments offered in the Modern Deluxe Series include a Sitka spruce Vintage Tone System (VTS) top, VTS Adirondack spruce braces, a dovetail neck joint, and natural protein glue construction. All of these features together produce the rich, fully aged Martin tone that has inspired generations.

The sound isn't the only thing that will turn heads with the Modern Deluxe in your hands.

The 28-style guitars feature East Indian rosewood back and sides with a contrasting flamed maple binding, while the 18-style features genuine mahogany back and sides with contrasting East Indian rosewood binding. All four models feature stylish gold frets, gold open-gear tuners, and a gorgeous, pearl inlaid, 1930s style script logo on the headstock.

One of the most exciting features is a brand-new neck shape that was designed just for the Modern Deluxe Series. The shape has an ultra-low profile, and it is slightly asymmetrical for maximum hand comfort up and down the fretboard.

With all of these features combined in one series, Modern Deluxe read more stands apart from everything in Martin's production line to date. These guitars are anything but standard.
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- Model: D-18 Modern Deluxe
- Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
- Body Size: D-14 Fret
- Top Material: Sitka Spruce with VTS
- Top Detail: None
- Rosette: Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe
- Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X Brace
- Brace Shape: Scalloped
- Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
- Brace Size: 5/16"
- Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Back Purfling/Strip: Style 18
- Side Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Endpiece: East Indian Rosewood
- Binding: East Indian Rosewood
- Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
- Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Vintage Deluxe
- Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
- Plek: Yes
- Nut Material: Bone
- Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper
- Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
- Headplate Logo Style: Stylized Script Inlay
- Heelcap: East Indian Rosewood
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Scale Length: 25.4"
- Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
- Number of Frets Total: 20
- Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4''
- Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
- Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
- Fingerboard Inlay Style: Old Style 18
- Side Dots: Abalone
- Back and Side Finish: Gloss
- Back and Sides Color: Dark Mahogany
- Finish Top: Gloss
- Top Color: Clear
- Finish Neck: Satin
- Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
- Bridge Material: Ebony
- Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
- Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
- Saddle: Compensated Bone
- Saddle Radius: 16"
- Tuning Machines: Gold Open Gear
- Knob: Butterbean
- Bridge Pin Material: Liquid Metal
- Bridge Pin Dots: Red Acrylic
- Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
- Case: Ply Hardshell
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 21 x 10 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MAT D18MD
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 610-759-2837

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