Martin 00018 Acoustic Guitar with Case

Redesign offers many of the features found in Martin’s pre-war era guitars. Beautiful aging toned top in Sitka spruce with mahogany back and sides.
Item #: MAT 00018 LIST
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Product Description

Carrying a distinct vintage-inspired design and updated like the D-18 a few years ago, the redesigned 000-18 offers many of the features found in our pre-war era guitars. The 000-18, which has a beautiful aging toned top in Sitka spruce, is married with mahogany back and sides. The body is edged with tortoise binding and complemented with a polished finish. The 24.9” short scale model’s neck features a modified low oval profile with Performing Artist taper, with a width of 1-3/4” at the nut and 2-3/16” string spacing for easy playability. Nickel open-geared tuners with butterbean knobs are found with a rosewood headplate, which displays a large old style Martin logo.

Product Specifications
Model: 000-18
Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: 000-14 Fret
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette: Old Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 1/4''
Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling: Style 18
Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece: Tortoise Brown
Binding: Tortoise Brown
Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Neck Material: Select Hardwood
Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval Profile w/ Performing Artist Taper
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood/Large Old Style
Heelcap: Solid Black Ebony
Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length: 24.9''
Number of Frets Clear: 14
Number of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1-3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2-1/8''
Fingerboard Position Inlays: Old Style 18 - Green Abalone
Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
Finish Top: Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
Finish Neck: Satin
Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style: 1930 Style Belly w/ Drop-In Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/16''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines: Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)
Bridge & End Pins: Black
Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
Case: 433 Hardshell
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  610-759-2837 Warranty:  Lifetime, original owner (excluding strings)1 year on Backpacker, Little Martins and Ukuleles
randyduvall@hotmail.com, randyduvall@hotmail.com Submitted: 8/24/2018
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Unbelievable value in for this perfect size 000-18
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Redesigned to the pre-war specs, nice size with all the sound. I didn't want a huge Dreadnaught, but something I could set up several different ways. Its a picker, great for lead and perfect to get that Dreadnaught full sound. It is all there.
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Joshua H Submitted: 7/23/2018
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Few Instruments Compare
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I was seriously looking for a Martin that I could play every day and keep as my go-to forever. The 000-18 fits that bill for me to a tee, it's my everyday heirloom. No extravagant frills just a solid half hog that waits for you to make her sing and man does her voice sound lovely. Superior craftsmanship, excellent customer service and that Martin tone. Every day this instrument brings a smile to my face and I would highly recommend to any serious player. No hassles in purchase through AMS and payments have been a breeze. I'll be buying again and again.
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Rob Osborn Submitted: 12/29/2015
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Just what I was looking for!
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I was looking for a smaller companion to my Martin D-18 and this, Martin 000-18, fits the bill. Its smaller size, both in body and scale length, is extremely comfortable to play. And, while it is smaller, it doesn't lose much in volume than its bigger brother. I love this guitar and I couldn't be happier.
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Orlando Gonzalez, ovgjr@outlook.com Submitted: 6/19/2015
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The Perfect Guitar
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I love this guitar. This is the perfect mid size guitar with well balanced bass, mid range and trebles. The action if very low and the playability due to its short scale is perfect for me. The craftsmanship is superb and gorgeously finished. I will be selling several of my other acoustics as non come close to my Martin ooo-18. I would highly recommend this guitar to a friend.
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