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The DC-16GTE acoustic-electric guitar features a D-14 platform and a Dreadnought cutaway body design equipped with balanced tonewoods that produce a rich acoustic tone for recording or live performance. The sapele back and sides complement the solid Sitka spruce top finished in a polished gloss. Plug in at your next performance, and you'll appreciate the electronics that reproduce your every playing nuance. When it's time to step up your sound, choose the DC-16GTE. One strum and you'll be swept away!

Guitar of choice for Martin Ambassador Weezer.

List Price: $2,399.00
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Model:
DC-16GTE
Construction:
Ply Blocks/Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
D-14 Fret Cutaway
Top:
Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette:
Bold Herringbone
Top Bracing Pattern:
Hybrid ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces:
Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
Back Material:
Sapele
Back Purfling:
none
Side Material:
Sapele
Endpiece:
Black Boltaron
Endpiece Inlay:
none
Binding:
Black Boltaron
Top Inlay Style:
Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Side Inlay:
none
Back Inlay:
none
Neck Material:
Select Hardwood
Neck Shape:
Modified Low Oval
Nut Material:
White Corian
Headstock:
Solid/Square Taper
Headplate:
Solid East Indian Rosewood
Heelcap:
Solid East Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Material:
Black Richlite
Scale Length:
25.4''
Number of Frets Clear:
14
Number 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:
Satin
Finish Top:
Polished Gloss
Finish Neck:
Satin
Bridge Material:
Black Richlite
Bridge Style:
Belly
Bridge String Spacing:
2-1/8''
Saddle:
16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
Tuning Machines:
Chrome Enclosed w/ Small Buttons
Recommended Strings:
Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)
Bridge & End Pins:
Black w/ White Dots
Pickguard:
Delmar Tortoise Color
Case:
345 Hardshell
Interior Label:
Paper Label
Electronics:
Fishman Matrix Infinity
Other Options:
Available left-handed at no additional charge
Other Comments:
All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.
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