One of Martin's most affordable Performing Artist models, the GPCPA5 is available in a Grand Performance body size with a solid Sitka spruce top, koa-patterned high pressure laminate back and sides, High Performance Neck and Fishmans F1 Analog electronics. Using advanced construction techniques, Martin is able to produce this fine guitar with a sound that rivals models costing much more.
Construction: Mortise/Tenon Neck Joint
Body Size: Grand Performance 14 Fret Cutaway
Top: Solid Sitka spruce
Rosette: Two Ring
Top Bracing Pattern: Hybrid ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
Back Material: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
Back Purfling: none
Side Material: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
Endpiece Inlay: none
Top Inlay Style: none
Side Inlay: none
Back Inlay: none
Neck Material: Brown Stratabond
Neck Shape: Performing Artist Profile
Nut Material: White Corian
Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
Headplate: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
Fingerboard Material: Black Richlite
Scale Length: 25.4''
Number Of Frets Clear: 14
Number Of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-3/4''
Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8''
Fingerboard Position Inlays: Offset Dots - White ABS
Fingerboard Binding: none
Finish Back & Sides: none
Finish Top: Hand Rubbed Finish
Finish Neck: none
Bridge Material: Black Richlite
Bridge Style: Performing Artist Belly
Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/16''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed w/Small Buttons
Recommended Strings: Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)