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BC-16E

$1,999.00
no. 10BC16E-01
4.5 out of 5 Customer Rating
The Martin BC-16E acoustic-electric bass is ideal if you love to write and practice on an unplugged bass but also need the option to plug it in to record or play live with your band. The BC-16E includes a solid Sitka spruce top, East Indian rosewood back and sides, and forward shifted scalloped bracing to deliver deep, thumping Martin tone whether you are plugged in or using the built-in Fishman® electronics. It also includes a fast, comfortable neck so you can keep the rhythm section tight. The BC-16E is strung with Martin Authentic Acoustic Bass Strings.
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Limited Lifetime Warranty

Martin Guitar’s Limited Lifetime Warranty is valid only for the original owner of the instrument purchased from the authorized Martin Guitar dealer located within the United States or Canada, to which the instrument was originally shipped. The instrument must be registered for warranty online at martinguitar.com.

 

The warranty is not transferrable to another owner. Instruments purchased outside of the US or Canada are eligible for coverage provided by the authorized Martin Guitar distributor in the country where it was purchased. The dealer where you purchased your instrument will provide warranty details.

Specifications - Overview

  • Body Size: M-14 Fret Cutaway (0000-14 Fret Cutaway)
  • Finish Top: Gloss
  • Construction: Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Back and Side Finish: Satin
  • Bracing Pattern: Forward-Shifted X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 34''
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1.58
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Neck Shape: Bass
  • Back Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Neck Taper: Standard Taper
  • Side Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Electronics: Yes

Specifications - Top

  • Top Color: Clear
  • Bridge Style: Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: Antique White
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8''
  • Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Top Detail: None
  • Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
  • Pickguard: Brown Tortoise Pattern
  • Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic
  • Pickguard Inlay: None
  • Saddle: Compensated White Tusq
  • Rosette: Bold Herringbone with Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16"

Specifications - Body

  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Sides Color: None
  • Brace Size: 5/16"
  • Back Detail: None
  • Back Purfling/Strip: None
  • Back Inlay Material: Black Stripe
  • Heelcap: Antique White
  • Side Detail: None
  • Endpiece: None
  • Side Inlay Material: None
  • Endpiece Inlay: None

Specifications - Neck

  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2.18''
  • Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: None
  • Number of Frets Total: 23
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: None
  • Neck Joins Body At: 17th Fret
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: None
  • Side Dots: White

Specifications - Headstock

  • Headstock Shape: Solid
  • Tuning Machines: Black Enclosed Gear
  • Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Knob: Black
  • Headplate Logo Style: Script Old Style Overlay
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Headplate Binding Material: None
  • Headplate Detail: None

Specifications - Misc

  • Case: Soft-Shell
  • Left Handed Availability: true
  • Label: None
  • Pleked: true