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Martin Guitars OMJM John Mayer

Steel String Guitar

  • John Mayer signature model
  • OM style
  • Solid Engelmann top: Spruce
  • Bottom and sides: Solid East Indian rosewood
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Nut width: 42.9 mm
  • Pickup system: Martin Gold Plus Natural 1
  • Colour: Natural
  • 533 Geib style case included
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Design Orchestra
Top Spruce
Back And Sides Rosewood
Cutaway No
Fretboard Ebony
Width At Nut 44,50 mm
Frets 20
Pickups Yes
Colour Natural
Case Yes
Incl. Gigbag No
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Plywood in a $4,500 guitar...why?

John824, 07.10.2014
I love Martin guitars and have owned a D-18 for years. The smaller body on the OM range tames the sonic boom of the dreadnought to a sweet tone perfect for finger style. The OMJM was my choice because I like the slim neck profile used on this model. How I wish I had looked more closely at the spec on Martin's website before buying it.

Firstly, let me say that the tone and playability of this guitar is faultless, but I have just started building my own guitars and so decided to check out the neck and end block setup to maybe pick up some hints from one of the premier guitar brands. Imagine my shock to find that on this model - and this model only in this price range, apparently - they're made from plywood with a this mahogany plate glued to them to hide the fact.

Now, I know builders are trying to find new, sustainable materials to use in guitar construction, but come on...! Martin do a whole load of cheaper guitars that use solid mahogany for the neck and end blocks so why plywood on this one?
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