Martin Guitars D-28 (2017)

Steel-String Guitar

  • The classic from the Standard Series
  • Top: Solid sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Solid East Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Neck: Solid mahogany
  • Fretboard: Solid ebony
  • Neck profile: Flat
  • 20 Frets
  • Neck/Body joint at the 14th fret
  • Nut width: 44.5 mm
  • Bridge: Solid ebony
  • Colour: Natural with tinted top
  • Includes a hardshell case
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Further Information

Top Spruce
Back and Sides Rosewood
Cutaway No
Fretboard Ebony
Nut width in mm 42,90 mm
Frets 20
Pickups No
Colour Natural
Case Yes
Incl. Gigbag No
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The Classic!
GF. Big, 27.05.2014
When I asked my wife to describe the sound of the Martin D-28, she said it sounded like a full red Burgundy wine. I would have to agree with that. I have 3 Martins, and though they all have 'that Martin tone,' they all sound different. This guitar has that velvety smoothness as well as the 'OOMPH!' you'd expect from a Martin guitar. The lows are rich and well-defined, the mids slightly scooped, and the highs ring through just fine.

Out of the box, this guitar was eminently playable, but I have given it over to a Meistergitarrenbauer for a set-up. The frets need leveling, and they were slightly sharp on the sides, a sign of dryness. The saddle wasn't too high, so this D-28 doesn't really need the action lowered, although the nut may be filed slightly.

This is a 'bucket-list' guitar, one I hope will last me to the end of my days, and I am sure it will bring me many, many hours of enjoyment.

For any serious guitarist out there, I would heartily recommend getting a Martin D-28. You only go around once in life. Why not get a guitar that will make your heart sing everytime you play it?
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Patrick632, 12.06.2013
As a mature player (62) I decided to buy a quality guitar as a special present.after research and talking with other musicians I bought the Martin D28 from thomman.
The service from thomman was as ever excellent, and the guitar is fantastic the sound is unbelievable and makes my tangle wood sound like a toy.
This is not a beginners guitar it is a professional players instrument.it sounds like there is a group of guitars playing sound is big,clarity is great and build quality is superb.
Highly recommended and thomman were the best price. Best purchase ever made.
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  • Frets: 20
  • Pickups: No
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: Yes
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Colour: Natural
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  • Frets: 20
  • Pickups: No
  • Colour: Natural
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  • Cutaway: No
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  • Pickups: No
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