The D12X1AE Dreadnought acoustic-electric 12-string guitar produces a full, robust sound. Pairing the solid Sitka spruce top with mahogany grained high pressure laminate (HPL) back and sides, the D12X1AE features Fishman electronics and a non-cutaway style body. The result: great-sounding, great-playing guitar that is environmentally friendly and priced within reach of every aspiring guitarist.Martin combines over 180 years of old-world craftsmanship with new technologies to create this amazing instrument. It features a solid spruce top with a customized rosette, and a back and sides made from a durable," forest friendly" HPL material. The strong Stratabond neck and robust Richlight fingerboard are combined to deliver a fast, even playability all across the neck. Equipped with a reliable Fishman electronics, and your ready to plug into any amp or mixing board. The custom X1-D12E has the sound and feel of a highly collectible Martin, but at a price that anyone can afford.
Construction: Mortise/Tenon Neck Joint
Body Size: D-14 Fret
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette: Multiple Black/White Boltaron with Red Fiber
Top Bracing Pattern: A-Frame ''X''
Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
Back Material: Mahogany Pattern HPL Textured Finish
Back Purfling: none
Side Material: Mahogany Pattern HPL Textured Finish