Martin & Co D-28

D-28, Dreadnought Steel String Guitar from Martin & Co in the Standard series.

MGR/RWillie 02/02/2009

Martin & Co D-28 : MGR/RWillie's user review

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I am what they now call a "finger style" guitarist.

I purchase this guitar new in 1969 at Roxies in LaPorte Indiana for $325.00. I bought it because the Gibson B25 that I had was always drowned out when I jammed with others. Although the guitar always sounded great,for years I played with a capo at the second fret because it never felt as comfortable at the nut. A couple of years ago I had it professionally set up at a shop in Austin. Since then it's been like a new guitar and it's been a joy to play.

I have noticed the tone getting better and better as it gets older.

None that I can think of

The quality of the wood, workmanship and finish are excellent. I am not a professional musician but in the 39 years that I have owned this guitar it' been out and played regularly. Other than setting it up for lighter strings for finger style picking, this guitar has never needed repair.

Buying this guitar was one of the few decisions I made as a teenager that I have never regretted.

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