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OM-28 Modern Deluxe

$3,999.00 - $4,699.00
no. OM-28-Modern-Deluxe
5 out of 5 Customer Rating

The OM-28 Modern Deluxe is a new take on Martin Vintage. This guitar is packed with custom features and modern technology that you have to see, feel, and hear for yourself. The vintage appointments include a Sitka spruce VINTAGE TONE SYSTEM® (VTS) top, a dovetail neck joint, and natural protein glue construction that give it the rich, fully aged Martin tone that has inspired generations. The look is unlike anything in our production line to date with European flamed maple binding, stylish gold frets, gold open-gear tuners, and a unique 1930s style script logo inlaid in pearl on the headstock. Some ultra-modern features include Liquidmetal® bridge pins with red dots and a composite carbon fiber bridgeplate that boosts volume. And we’ve included a new neck shape that is slightly asymmetrical for maximum hand comfort up and down the fretboard. This guitar is anything but standard.

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MARTIN AUTHENTIC ACOUSTIC LIFESPAN® 2.0 GUITAR STRINGS - Light

Next generation Martin® Authentic Acoustic® Lifespan® 2.0 strings are engineered using a new, patented anti-corrosion treatment only available from Martin. It protects the core and wrap wire to prevent corrosion without compromising tone or feel. Our impeccable standards for acoustic guitar tone are embedded in our string design and precision manufacturing process. That’s why we make our own.

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.

Modern Deluxe Series

Specifications - Overview

  • Body Size: 000-14 Fret
  • Finish Top: Gloss
  • Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Back and Side Finish: Gloss
  • Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4''
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce with VTS
  • Neck Shape: Vintage Deluxe
  • Back Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Neck Taper: Standard Taper
  • Side Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Electronics: Optional

Specifications - Top

  • Top Color: Clear
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: European Flamed Maple
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/4''
  • Top Inlay Material: Bold Herringbone
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Top Detail: None
  • Bridge Pin Material: Liquidmetal®
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
  • Bridge Pin Dots: Red Acrylic
  • Pickguard Inlay: None
  • Saddle: Compensated Bone
  • Rosette: Style 28 Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16"

Specifications - Body

  • Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
  • Back and Sides Color: None
  • Brace Size: 1/4"
  • Back Detail: None
  • Back Purfling/Strip: Zig-Zag Authentic
  • Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Heelcap: European Flamed Maple
  • Side Detail: None
  • Endpiece: European Flamed Maple
  • Side Inlay Material: None
  • Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe

Specifications - Neck

  • Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/4''
  • Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Diamonds and Squares Long Pattern
  • Number of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
  • Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: None
  • Side Dots: Abalone

Specifications - Headstock

  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Open Gear
  • Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Knob: Butterbean
  • Headplate Logo Style: Stylized Script Inlay
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Headplate Binding Material: None
  • Headplate Detail: None

Specifications - Misc

  • Case: Ply Hardshell
  • Left Handed Availability: true
  • Label: None
  • Pleked: true

The New Modern Deluxe Series

Martin's Fred Greene talks about the new Modern Deluxe Series and its creation.

“All in all, the OM-28E Modern Deluxe does exactly what Martin set out to do. It doesn’t reinvent the wheel, but it carefully considers every aspect of a classic design, making modifications where it makes sense. For any player looking for an OM with a little something extra, this is definitely a guitar worth considering.”


~Peghead Nation