Martin & Co D-15M
Martin & Co D-15M

D-15M, Dreadnought Steel String Guitar from Martin & Co in the 15 series.

MGR/shashi light 03/28/2010

Martin & Co D-15M : MGR/shashi light's user review

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My Martin is all mahogony with no finish -- i use d'addario lights phosphor bronze strings. i fell in love with this guitar a long time before i purchased it because of it's deep resonant quality, natural look, and very full, rich acoustic sound. i've been playing music since i was a kid. i started on piano then guitar. i'm a solo artist now but have played with other really amazing musicians off and on. my sound is folk fusion -- earthy, joni mitchell-ish, a bit of indigenous flavor here and there.

i bought this beautiful guitar in New Mexico about 5 years ago at Music Go Round in Albuquerque. I was lucky to find it and get it for $500.00 -- it was a steal. a friend of mine, a wonderful guitarist and bassist, spotted it and told me about it and i ran (actually drove) down there and grabbed it. yeah, i owe him one!

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my guitar has the best acoustic sound of any guitar i've ever heard. the bass really comes out fully and the highs are clear and bright.

i have to really mess with the eq to get it to sound good plugged in. not that that's a bad thing -- but it took me a while to figure out how to get it to sound clear and bright thru the sound board.

the mahogony is so sweet you can almost kiss it -- ok, so i have kissed it -- geeesh. don't make fun of me. you would to, if your guitar was as good to you as mine is to me. beautiful fret board -- stays in tune great but only likes d'addario strings.

If you've ever put your hands on the deliciousness of a martin d-15, you probably fell under it's spell, too. Just gotta have one!

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