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Martin D-42 Custom Guitar

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This limited edition custom 42-style Dreadnought features a Carpathian spruce top with aging toner, East Indian rosewood back and sides, and European flamed maple binding with multi-stripe border around the body, fingerboard, and headplate. It includes forward-shifted X-bracing, a high-performance neck taper for easy playability, nickel open-gear tuners, and an abalone rosette with multi-stripe border and abalone fingerboard inlay. This model is limited to 50 instruments. This model is strung with Authentic Acoustic strings.


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Specifications Overview

Body Size:

D-14 Fret

Finish Top:



Dovetail Neck Joint

Back & Side Finish:


Bracing Pattern:

Forward-Shifted X-Brace

Scale Length:


Brace Shape:


Fingerboard Width At Nut:

1 3/4''

Top Material:

Carpathian Spruce

Neck Shape:

Modified Low Oval

Back Material:

East Indian Rosewood

Neck Taper:

High-Performance Taper

Side Material:

East Indian Rosewood



Recommended Strings:

Electronics Options:

Fishman Gold Plus Natural I

Fishman Infinity Matrix

Fishman Presys Plus

Fishman Ellipse Matrix Blend

LR Baggs Anthem

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