Martin D-X2E Rosewood Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Feature: What it does:
Fishman MX electronics Reliable, solid sound
HPL back and sides Laminated back and sides, strong and durable
Mortise/tenon neck joint Enhanced stability, sustain and strength
Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone
- Series: X Series
- Edition Size: Open
- Construction: Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint
- Body Size: D-14 Fret
- Top Material: Sitka Spruce
- Rosette: MOP Pattern with Multi-Stripe
- Bracing Pattern: X Brace
- Brace Shape: Scalloped
- Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
- Brace Size: 5/16" with 1/4" Tone Bars
- Back Material: HPL
- Back Detail: Figured Rosewood Pattern
- Side Material: HPL
- Side Detail: Figured Rosewood Pattern
- Neck Material: Select Hardwood
- Neck Shape: Performing Artist
- Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
- Plek: Yes
- Nut Material: White Corian
- Headstock Shape: Solid with Standard Taper
- Headplate Material: HPL
- Headplate Logo Style: Script Ink
- Heelcap: Black
- Fingerboard Material: Select Hardwood
- 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: Mother of Pearl Pattern
- Fingerboard Inlay Style: Style 28
- Side Dots: White
- Finish Top: Hand Rubbed
- Top Color: Clear
- Finish Neck: Hand Rubbed
- Bridge Material: Select Hardwood
- Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
- Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
- Saddle: Compensated White Tusq
- Saddle Radius: 16"
- Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear
- Recommended Strings: Authentic Acoustic Lifespan 2.0 Light - 92/8 Phosphor Bronze MA540T
- Knob: Small
- Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
- Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic
- Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
- Case: Soft Gig Bag
- Label: Paper Label
- Electronics: Fishman MX
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 14.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 19 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 11DX2E-03
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(1 ratings)
Submitted February 7, 2021 by Blair S in Grove City, OH
"Just Wow"
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I am barely into my third year playing guitar. I progressed from a Yamaha FG800 to an Epiphone Masterbilt DR500 MCE. I always wanted a Martin but I can't drop the coin for the D-18 or the D-28 that I really want, so I bought this without seeing or hearing it. I was honestly worried that a guitar with HPL back and sides could hang with an all solid wood guitar. Bad weather and the Pandemic slowed delivery down to four days via Fedex, but it is what it is. The first half hour of playing I was really wondering if I was going to like it. It took a little time to get used to that booming bottom end. But once I did, I learned to modulate it where necessary. And it plays so much smoother than my Epiphone. I am looking forward to playing with a friend who has a D-28 this summer to just compare them. Listen, I know this a made in Mexico Martin. And purists might turn their nose up. But play one and see, if like me, you think this is an amazing guitar at this price point. Heck. Now I don't know why I should keep the Epiphone. Call me a believer. The only thing i would ask Martin to do is add a nice white or black binding on this to protect the top and add a liitle flair. Heading to the Martin Website to get me a sticker for the mancave and a nice Martin ballcap. Love it.
Musical Background:
Drummer that picked up a guitar a few years ago
Musical Style:
Almost anything. Country, Bluegrass, classic rock, southern rock, etc.
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