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Recording King RD-16

I know this is a Martin group but there isn't a Recording King group and this guitar is a "copy" of a prewar Martin. Does anyone have, have…

Started by Dave Fengler

5 Jan 17
Reply by Dave Fengler

Martin J40

I've had and played a Martin J40 since 2005, and it's a lovely instrument.  I have never, however, seen a single one played by any guitaris…

Started by Steve Widmeyer

2 Jan 12
Reply by michael schwartz

A Family Affair at Martin Guitar

Started by Dave Fengler

2 Dec 6, 2014
Reply by Jud Hair

Time for a Change

Well I dumped my Martin MMV. I know, I know, I said I loved it and I did. But from day 1 I always had problems with my fat fingers on the 1…

Started by Mike Bishop

8 Oct 31, 2014
Reply by Alan Land

anyone been to the exhibit at the Met Museum?

I was wondering if anyone has seen it, and their comments? Limited time in NYC coming up. thanx....

Started by michael schwartz

2 Oct 30, 2014
Reply by michael schwartz

dumb ass thing to do

I hope the discussion title is ok, there is no other way for me to say it. a couple month's  ago I finally, after playing for over 40 years…

Started by joey pinter

8 Oct 21, 2014
Reply by Terry Angelli

Finally making the pilgrimage to Nazareth!

Dream come true ... bucket list item to check off.  Any advice from those who have already enjoyed this experience??? My son and I are leav…

Started by Jud Hair

21 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Jud Hair

New Martin! Well, new to me

I forgot to post 2 days ago. I am finally a Martin Owner! Nothing impressive, we don't have much money. I picked up a 2005 DX1 on CraigsLis…

Started by Dave Fengler

7 Oct 9, 2014
Reply by Ron Khoo

Richlite vs Ebony

Does anyone know when Martin switched from ebony on their fretboards and bridge to richlite for both? I know the GPCPA1 had ebony and the A…

Started by Michael S. Jackson

19 Aug 30, 2014
Reply by michael schwartz


My son and I did the tour May 15.  What a terrific experience, and worth the 450 mile drive (each way).  Loved the museum, some great stori…

Started by James Baxter Bain

12 Jun 13, 2014
Reply by FloridaGull


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