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Martin BackPacker Steel String Travel Acoustic Guitar

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What the heck is that? We've heard it more than once regarding the Backpacker. But it's a real steel string guitar, complete with quality construction including: High-Quality enclosed chrome tuners, solid woods and special, light top bracing. The top is spruce. The neck, back and sides are all mahogany just like the best made dreadnoughts. As strange as it looks, the Backpacker has a surprisingly loud and rich tone. For long hauls in the car or bus, camping and lots of other times when you don't have room for a full-sized acoustic, the Backpacker is the ideal solution. Comes with strap and High-Quality Gig Bag.

Backpackers are fully playable compact travel guitars economically designed to meet the needs of musicians on the run! For their size, both this original steel-string style and the nylon-string classical model have a surprisingly rich and loud tone. Ruggedly built to withstand the rigors of outdoor situations like camping, hiking, and summer music festivals.

Martin BackPacker Features

  • Lightly braced solid tonewood top
  • Solid mahogany neck, back and sides
  • Includes Gig Bag and Strap
Backpackers carry a one year limited warranty to the original owner.

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Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  610-759-2837 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime on new and Minor Blemished Products to the original owner (excluding strings). 1 year on Backpacker, Little Martins and Ukuleles. No warranty on Dent and Scratch items.

Product Specifications

Martin BackPacker Specifications

  • Instrument Weight: 2 lbs. 2 ozs.
  • Top: Solid Spruce
  • Bracing: Spruce Braces Unique to Backpacker
  • Back: Genuine Mahogany
  • Sides: Genuine Mahogany (Contiguous with Neck)
  • Neck: Genuine Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Standard
  • Fingerboard: Select Hardwood
  • Bridge: Select Hardwood
  • Finish: Hand Rubbed Urethane
  • Bridge and End Pins: White with Black Dot
  • Number of Frets Clear: 15
  • Number of Frets Total: 15
  • Total Length: 33 inches approx.
  • Body Width: 7 1/4 inch approx.
  • Body Depth: 1 15/16 inch approx.
  • Neck Width at Nut: 1 11/16 inch
  • Scale Length: 24 inches
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Mini
  • Strings: Darco D-1200 Phosphor Wound Extra Light Gauge
  • Case: Carrying Bag (weight 1 lb.)
  • Gig Bag and Strap Included


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