The Martin D-16-GT is the super choice of dreadnought guitar packed full of quality and premium features at a more affordable price. The D-16GT delivers true Martin sound and feel. Finished in a stunning polished gloss, the Sitka spruce top complements the Solid Mahogany back and sides.
Martin has been building guitars now since 1833 so they clearly are on the money every time. The D16GT is a fine example of craftsmanship and skilled luthiers combining knowledge with modern appointments. This Dreadnought offers all the Martin tone and quality stripped back to a much more affordable entry point for a USA guitar.
Here's what Martin has to say about the D16GT
The traditional D-16GT acoustic guitar features a 14-fret platform and a Dreadnought body design which incorporates modern guitar specifications with the famous Martin quality and sound. The solid mahogany back and sides complement the Sitka spruce top finished in a polished gloss. The D-16GT delivers true Martin sound and feel.
- MODEL D-16GT
- CONSTRUCTION: Mortice/Tenon Neck Joint
- BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
- TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
- ROSETTE: Bold Herringbone
- TOP BRACING PATTERN: D1 Hybrid
- TOP BRACES: 1 Style/Scalloped
- BACK MATERIAL: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- BACK PURFLING: none
- SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- ENDPIECE: Black Boltaron
- ENDPIECE INLAY: none
- BINDING: Black Boltaron
- TOP INLAY STYLE: none
- SIDE INLAY: none
- BACK INLAY: none
- NECK MATERIAL: Select Hardwood
- NECK SHAPE: Modified Low Oval
- NUT MATERIAL: White Corian
- HEADSTOCK: Solid/6 String No Diamond/Standard Taper
- HEADPLATE: Solid East Indian Rosewood /Raised Gold Foil Logo
- HEELCAP: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Black Micarta
- SCALE LENGTH: 25.4"
- # OF FRETS CLEAR: 14
- # OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
- FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 11/16''
- FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2 1/8''
- FINGERBOARD POSITION INLAYS: Style 28
- FINGERBOARD BINDING: none
- FINISH BACK & SIDES: Semi Gloss/ Light Red Mahogany Stain/ Dark Filler
- FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss
- FINISH NECK: Satin
- BRIDGE MATERIAL: Black Micarta
- BRIDGE STYLE: 1 Style Belly
- BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 1/8''
- SADDLE: Compensated White Tusq
- TUNING MACHINES: Chrome w/ Small Knobs
- RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin SP 4200 Medium Phosphor Bronze
- BRIDGE & END PINS: White w/Black Dots
- PICKGUARD: Tortoise Color
- CASE: 345 Hard Shell
- INTERIOR LABEL: Paper Label
- ELECTRONICS: Optional
- OTHER OPTIONS: Available left-handed at no additional charge