Martin HD-28E Sweetwater Edition, Fishman Ellipse - Natural No Longer Available

6-string Acoustic-electric Guitar with Adirondack Spruce Top, Rosewood Back and Sides, and Fishman Ellipse Blend Electronics - Vintage Natural
Item ID: HD28SE

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Martin's Legendary HD28 - Sweetwater Edition!

Many guitarists consider the Martin HD-28 to be the best sounding of all Martin guitars, and when you remember that Martin has remained a leader in acoustic guitar manufacturing for six generations, you know the Martin HD-28 must be something special. The HD-28 Sweetwater Edition boasts the same design that made the HD-28 a classic - herringbone top trim, traditional zig-zag backstrip, and Martin's time-tested scalloped X-bracing - yet, the Sweetwater Edition includes special features, chosen expressly to enhance tone! With an upgraded solid Adirondack Spruce top and premium Fishman Ellipse Blend pickup system, the HD-28 Sweetwater Edition is a true Martin classic!

Martin HD-28 Sweetwater Edition at a Glance:
  • Special Sweetwater Edition
  • Premium Martin craftsmanship
  • Natural-sounding electronics
Special Sweetwater Edition

The Martin HD-28 Sweetwater Edition is truly a special guitar, built with the same premium components that brought the HD-28 to fame. This special edition, however, features an upgraded solid Adirondack Spruce top specifically chosen to give this guitar the best possible sonority - legendary HD-28 tone enhanced. Equipped with a premium Fishman Ellipse System, the Martin HD-28 Sweetwater Edition will pump out incredible Martin tone both unplugged and on stage!

Premium Martin Craftsmanship

The HD-28 is Martin's premium dreadnought, considered by many guitarists to be the finest sounding guitar Martin has ever made, period. With a solid Adirondack Spruce top, solid east Indian rosewood back and sides, lined with the traditional zig-zag purfling on the back, this Sweetwater Edition HD-28 is a beautiful, immaculately designed acoustic guitar. The mahogany neck boasts a black ebony 20-fret fingerboard with diamond and square fingerboard inlays. Beautiful with its vintage-styled belly bridge, and classic tortoise pickguard, the HD-28 stays in tune with Gotoh NIckel open geared tuners - complete with stylish butterbean knobs.

Natural-sounding electronics

Equipped with the great-sounding Fishman Ellipse Blend system, the Martin HD-28 Sweetwater Edition lets you bring a natural acoustic sound to the stage.

Martin HD-28 Sweetwater Edition Features:
  • Adirondack Spruce Top.
  • Rosewood Back and Sides.
  • Rosette: Style 28.
  • Back Purfling: HD Zig Zag.
  • Endpiece: White Boltaron.
  • Endpiece Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
  • Binding: Grained Ivoroid
  • Top Inlay Style: Bold Herringbone.
  • Back Inlay: Black/White.
  • Neck: Solid Mahogany.
  • Neck Shape: Low Profile.
  • Nut: Bone
  • Headstock: Solid/Diamond/Tapered.
  • Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Heelcap: White Boltaron.
  • Fingerboard: Solid Black Ebony.
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Number of Frets Clear: 14.
  • Number of Frets Total: 20.
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: Style 28.
  • Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss/ Dark Filler.
  • Finish Top: Polished Gloss/ Agin Toner.
  • Finish Neck: Semi Gloss/ Dark Mahogany Stain/ Dark Filler.
  • Bridge: Solid Black Ebony.
  • Bridge Syle: Belly.
  • Saddle: 16" Radius/Compensated/White Micarta.
  • Tuning Machines: Gotoh Nickel Open Geared w/ Butterbean knobs
  • Bridge & End Pins: White w/ Black Dots.
  • Pickguard: I-03 Tortoise Color.
  • Pickups: Fishman Ellipse Blend System
  • Hardshell Case included.

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 10CMFGSWEETWATER03

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See also: Acoustic-Electric Guitars, Martin, Martin 6-string Acoustic Guitars, Martin Acoustic / Electric Guitars