Martin D-16GT Acoustic Guitar

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4.6

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Martin D-16GT Acoustic Guitar at the guaranteed low price with fast free shipping from Sam Ash Direct.

The Martin D16GT acoustic guitar features the famous Martin sound and makeup at a very affordable price. The D16GT is built to be loud, durable, and as versatile as a classic Martin acoustic guitar.

Everything about the Martin D16GT acoustic guitar is tailored to maximize playability and beauty without burning a hole in your pocket. The dreadnought body with Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides increases resonance and the guitar’s full, rich sound. Hybrid “X” scalloped bracing reinforces the top’s strength and sustain in conjunction with the Spanish cedar neck. The Martin D16GT is the perfect combination of warm bass and clear treble tones that resonate heavily with each string pluck.

Get the Martin D16GT today with fast free shipping from Sam Ash Direct at the guaranteed low price. We also give you the benefit of our 85 plus years of experience and our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

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•  Dreadnought body style provides more area for resonation and naturally increases the guitar’s volume
•  Solid Sitka spruce top strengthens the guitar’s body and magnifies a vibrant, rich sound
•  Genuine mahogany back and sides lighten the weight and emphasize crisp treble tones
•  Solid Spanish cedar neck with a Mortise/Tenon joint provides weight relief, strength, and stable resonance
•  Hybrid “X” scalloped bracing reduces brace mass, increases top vibration, and keeps its construction stable
•  Durable Micarta (ebony) fretboard and bridge look great and prevent the fretboard and guitar from wearing down under the stress of constant use
•  Herringbone rosette adds aesthetic beauty to compliment the amazing Martin sound
•  Tortoise pickguard
•  Martin limited lifetime warranty
•  Vintage Geib-style case included

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
Series 16 Series
Other Features Black Micarta fingerboard
Model D-16 GT Acoustic Guitar

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MartinD16GT Acoustic Guitar with Deluxe Hardshell Case
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (6)
  • Good audio (6)
  • Good feel (6)
  • Stays in tune (5)
  • Fun to play (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (6)
    • Practicing (5)
    • Small venues (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (3), Novice (3)

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    4.0

    Nice buy

    By stevie6string

    from Raleigh, NC

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Martin D16GT Acoustic Guitar with Deluxe Hardshell Case:

      I'm a newer player so take my opinion only with a small grain of salt. I have had a Fender acoustic and a very nice Yamaha. I kept upgrading to reach what I have now, a Martin D16-GT. I tried several Martins and Taylors at my local Sam Ash, before deciding on this baby. I LOVE it. The best service guy on the planet(Raleigh, NC location)put on new strings and man, this puppy sang! Its light and really resonates. Its somewhat affordable, for a Martin, and if I had to find ANY negative about it, I would say that it seems to be very large. Again, Im newer (10 mo) so what the heck do I know? It just feels a little big.It plays smooth and Im very happy with my purchase. The hardshell case that comes with it makes it even more appealing!

       
      4.0

      Good choice

      By Stevie6String

      from Raleigh, NC

      About Me Novice

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Martin D16GT Acoustic Guitar with Deluxe Hardshell Case:

        I knew I wanted a Martin. I played several at a few local guitar shops and had to stay within a certain budget. I was going to have to "settle" on a D-1 which, at my level would have been wonderful, when I tried this one on for size. It felt great. Played smooth and was light. After playing it for awhile, I decided to buy it. The great salesman that helped me, threw on some some new strings at the store and once they were on, this thing played loouud. It screamed out to me,"I have an owner! I'm going home!" Its a beautiful instrument, and comes with a nice Martin hardshell case. I'm currently on my first roadtrip with it and am super happy with my choice to buy it.

         
        5.0

        First Martin, best guitar I own to play

        By jmorg1980

        from Bowling Green, KY

        About Me Novice

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Feel
        • Rich Sound
        • Stays In Tune

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Martin D16GT Acoustic Guitar with Deluxe Hardshell Case:

          I bought this because I wanted a Martin. I have a Brredlove and a 73 Hummingbird but this guitar plays so easy. I am not a proffesional musician but I can pick up this guitar and play anything easier for some reason than my other guitars. It stays in tune, the only time I have to tune it is string changes and when I go a half step down. Martin quality so.say no more on that. The problem for some on this is the Micarta fretboard but I like it and wonder if it isn't the main reason it is easier to play. I don't know but I would think maintenance would be less for it. For the price, especially with the hard case you can't beat this made in the USA Martin.

           
          5.0

          Wow, only [$]. Amazing !

          By Zoner

          from Neptune, NJ

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Rich Sound
          • Stays In Tune

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • School Bands
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Martin D16GT Acoustic Guitar with Deluxe Hardshell Case:

            Im 50 years old. started playing when I was 10. Im not an expert . I played in bands , groups, school funtions, and a lot of fun stuff. I never had a true legendary guitar in an acoustic model. My fingers are now a bit arthritic and have some issues. Now I said its time to get a great guitar. This Martin is AMAZING ! It plays like a dream. Easy smooth action, thats fast yet the sound is spectacular. This sounds and feels like your playing any other $4000 Martin.

             
            5.0

            LOWEST PRICE MARTIN IN SOLID WOOD

            By RICK

            from S.I. N.Y.

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Rich Sound
            • Stays In Tune

            Cons

            • NONE

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing

            Comments about Martin D16GT Acoustic Guitar with Deluxe Hardshell Case:

            HAVE MANY ELECTIC GUITARS ONLY ONE ACOUSTIC. I CAN'T BELIEVE THE FEEL AND SOUND OF QUALITY. TRIED EVRY GUITAR BETWEEN $500 AND $1000 NOTHING CAME CLOSE

             
            5.0

            Great Solid Woods Guitar

            By Marty

            from Long island, NY

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Rich Sound
            • Stays In Tune

            Cons

            • Change the strings

            Best Uses

            • Folk
            • Folk Rock
            • Jamming
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Martin D16GT Acoustic Guitar with Deluxe Hardshell Case:

            At [$], you get an all solid woods, great sounding made in the USA Martin. In the $1000 range it has no equal. Just get rid of those Martin Lifespan strings and put on D'Addarios 12, uncoated. Improves the tone add more dimension to the highs. Since I have an acoustic amp, the great people at Sam Ash's fantastic Huntington, L.I. store suggested that I get the DiMarzio Virtual Acoustic soundhole pickup, which for about $65 has turned this guitar into an acoustic electric. Believe me it still has incredible projection unplugged. Through my Fishman Loudbox, I'd put it up against guitars costing 3x as much. Do yourself a favor, if you are looking for an acoustic guitar, play this one. you won't be able to put it down,

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            D-16GT Acoustic Guitar

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