Martin 000-15M Left-handed - Burst

6-string Acoustic Guitar, Left-handed, with Solid Mahogany Top, Mahogany Back and Sides, Mahogany Neck, and Solid East Indian Rosewood Fingerboard - Burst
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Martin 000-15M Left-handed - Burst
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Powerful Projection and Balanced Tone

Thanks to its compact Auditorium-style body, this Martin 000-15M acoustic guitar is as comfortable as your favorite pair of shoes. Nonetheless, you still get surprisingly powerful projection and focus, along with a forward, balanced tone. Built from solid mahogany, this great-sounding acoustic guitar imparts warm, lively characteristics to your playing, along with an amazingly rich tonal complexity. The 000-15M has always been popular here at Sweetwater, due to its versatility, playability, and real-world price tag, so we're confident that you'll fall in love with this Martin 000-15M acoustic guitar - right from the first strum!

Martin 000-15M Acoustic Guitar at a Glance:
  • Solid mahogany tonewood delivers rich tonal complexity
  • Comfortable Auditorium body style
  • Low-oval neck profile feels incredibly smooth
Solid mahogany tonewood delivers rich tonal complexity

There's a good reason why singer-songwriters and many guitarists who sing swear by all-mahogany acoustic guitars such as this Martin 000-15M. The naturally warm and lively tone of mahogany is both extremely forgiving and it also provides a rich tonal complexity that's somewhat reminiscent of an electric sound. At the same time, the slightly deeper voice of this 000-15M leaves plenty of sonic space for your voice, acting as a an excellent source of accompaniment.

Comfortable Auditorium body style

The forward, balanced tone of this Martin 000-15M acoustic guitar comes from its Auditorium body style. This body style provides excellent projection and focus, perfect for competing with a banjo (which was a common combination in the '30s). The Auditorium body style also gives you well-balanced tone, making this 000-15M perfect for recording in your studio.

Low-oval neck profile feels incredibly smooth

Whether you need to survive long recording sessions or plan to play out late into the night, you'll be glad you got a Martin 000-15M acoustic guitar. This 000-15M features one of Martin's amazing modified low-oval neck profiles, which gives you enough girth to hold onto while still allowing you to play faster lines unhindered.

Martin 000-15M Acoustic Guitar Features:
  • Solid mahogany tonewood delivers rich tonal complexity
  • Auditorium-style body provides comfort and projection
  • Low-oval neck profile provides comfortable playability
  • Diamonds and squares - short pattern fingerboard inlays for an eye-catching appearance
  • Open-geared tuners with butterbean knobs look great and keep you in tune
This Martin 000-15M is a real-world Martin acoustic guitar at a real-world price!

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Tech Specs

String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape 000-14 Fret
Left-/Right-handed Left-handed
Color Burst
Finish Satin
Top Wood Solid Mahogany
Back & Sides Wood Solid Mahogany
Body Bracing A-Frame X
Neck Wood Solid Mahogany
Neck Shape Modified Low Oval
Fingerboard Material Solid East Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Diamonds and Squares, Short Pattern
Number of Frets 20
Scale Length 25.4"
Tuning Machines Nickel Open-Geared with Butterbean Knobs
Bridge Material Solid East Indian Rosewood
Nut/Saddle Material Bone
Nut Width 1.6875"
Body Length 19.375"
Body Width 15"
Body Depth 4.125"
Overall Length 39.8125"
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number 1000015MBURSTL

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Martin 000-15 M

The Martin 000-15M is an all Mahogany, all wood, guitar. No laminates are used in its construction. While the guitar is pretty basic in looks, its beautiful in its simplicity and even more impressive in the beautiful sounds this guitar produces. Don't be fooled into thinking an acoustic guitar has to be adorned in lots of abolone and mother of pearl to sound awsome. This sound this guitar produces is worth every penny you pay for it. I also have to say how impressed I am with Sweetwater's service and professionalism of its staff. They make several calls to the customer to make sure they're completely satisfied with their purchase. Sweetwater's staff and service are the work of consummate prosessionals. Sweetwater is the apex of music industry equipment sales. I will never go to another vendor for a guitar or related equipment . Do yoursel a favor, if you're reading this, you've found the right place to make your purchase.
5/5

Love my 00015M lefty

I was trawling around the local guitar shops for a bit of an upgrade from my beginner Ibanez AW30. Being a lefty of course there were usually limited choices. I tried a couple of high end Taylors and Martins, and then tried the 00015M. Love at first strum. I like the warm sound so much better than the $k dreadnoughts I tried. Playability and build quality is excellent. And the look, especially in the Burst, stands out from all the spruce-topped guitars while looking all humble and all.Really there's nothing I don't like about it; highly recommended if you are looking for something just a little different.
5/5

Simple, and amazing.

Everything about this guitar feels and looks great. I'm a bit of a minimalist, so I love that Martin made this no-frills guitar in this price point, by skipping out on fancy extras. Mahogany all around, including the neck, with an Indian rosewood fingerboard. This is the cheapest Martin with wood all-around, that doesn't use the rich-lite stuff (synthetic) on the fingerboard. This guitar practically plays itself, and I will keep it for as long as I can! I should also add that I played a cheap Epiphone AJ-15(lefty) for the last 17 years or so, intermittently trying out other mid-range guitars (Guild, etc). I didn't want to take the dive and spend over $1000... But honestly, none of those sounded 'better' enough compared to the cheap Epiphone, so I sold them off one by one, always going back to the Epi. This guitar is truly better--it sounds better, plays better, and even smells nice! So if you're hesitant, don't be. The $700-900 range guitars will not get you there.
Music background: Home recording, song-writing, minor gigging
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4.5/5

beautiful non-bling Martin

Finally broke down and bought a decent acoustic ,I,m a long time electric guitar player but really never owned a good sounding and playing american guitar, I tried a number of inexpensive overseas alternatives none of which lasted very long ,I,m just going to say I don,t care for over done bling on guitars so this Martin had a lot of appeal to me ,love the 40,s retro look,great feel,and beautiful warm tone as always a great deal through Sweetwater,thanks guys.
Music background: Hobby play for the love of it
See also: 6 string acoustic guitars, Martin, Martin 6-string Acoustic Guitars, Martin Left-handed Acoustic Guitars