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Comment by Edward Sparks on May 17, 2011 at 8:53pm

Here sia quote from another discussion here in the AG Community...


The latest issue of Martin's magazine, "Sounding Board" has an article on this line of guitars (Performing Artist Series). To quote, "In the most simple sense, the number suffix for the Performing Artist Series models (1, 2, 3 and 4) refers to the appointment level and price. The original PA1 guitars have premium appointments. The PA2 model is slightly simplified with a slightly lower price." What this means is: The OMCPA4 is going to be the lowest level of the line in terms of appointments.

Comment by Edward Sparks on May 17, 2011 at 8:48pm
Dave, I looked at the specs of both and I sure couldn't find any difference...we'll just see if anyone else sees something...very interesting!  Edward
Comment by GNuck on May 17, 2011 at 8:38pm



Congrats on the Martin. I'm sure you're enjoying it. :)

I got my first Martin in March an OMC-1E and love it.



Comment by Dave Patterson on May 17, 2011 at 7:51pm
I just bought my first Martin. An OMCPA4. Great guitar at a great price. I noticed that there is also a GPCPA4 that looks identical. Any idea what the differences are? None that I can find.
Comment by Edward Sparks on May 9, 2011 at 5:57pm
Welcome Jay, glad to have you!  Edward
Comment by Jay P. on May 9, 2011 at 4:56pm
New Here. Own and regularly exercise two Martins. HD-28 mid 80's; D- 35 '90. Love flat pickin' the former, and the fullness of the latter. 'Spect I'll lurk here a bit. Jay
Comment by Paddy Dargan on May 3, 2011 at 8:41am
Hi, Jan.  Your D-18 was made in 2007.  Happy picking!
Comment by Edward Sparks on May 3, 2011 at 8:06am

Here it is, proof positive that Martins and Gibsons can play nice together...


Comment by Jonathan Gates on April 30, 2011 at 9:29am
call/write to martin company of course
Comment by Jan Borgstroem on April 29, 2011 at 11:07am
Anyway it comes very close to what I was told : the first owner had it for abeut 3 years, and the man I bougth it from owned for abeut a year. I think the first owner live in USA. It has the smell of Cinomen inside. Last year I went to the east coast (NY Nazareth Washington) and learned  that you like this sense. In Denmark, where I live its more flower senses like lavender we prefer in lockers and cabinets

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