Friday, May 14th, 2010
We wrote back in February about the Martin 000-15SM Custom being developed by Martin and My Favorite Guitars. From our regular trolling in the Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum, we have learned that the guitar is now shipping to the first 28 people that ordered the guitar. As we reported last month, the Martin 000-15SM Custom has the same appointments as the new Martin 000-15M and Martin D-15M but with the 12-fret body style of the Martin 000-15S.
Thursday, February 11th, 2010
Like a lot of people, we were pretty disappointed last year when Martin Guitar stopped manufacturing the Martin 000-15s as a standard model. The all-mahogany (or sometimes sapele) slothead was a beauty that harkens back to an earlier time. Sure, we weren’t crazy about the tuning pegs or the decal rosette but for an all-mahogany (and sometimes sapele) small-bodied guitar from Martin, what could you expect for $1,249 street price? Yes, you can expect even more. (more…)