Known for its strong bass response, the Standard D-35 Dreadnought features a three-piece back in a bound fingerboard. A massive, solid Sitka spruce top produces a strong bass tone, ideal for rhythm playing. To accentuate the treble, Martin uses lighter 1/4 in. top braces. Binding on the East Indian rosewood back and sides and a bound ebony fretboard add to this its distinctive appeal. This Standard Series Custom D-35E Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar adds the power and incredible performance of Martin's Thinline Gold+Plus electronics. Limited lifetime warranty.
Includes deluxe Martin hardshell case.
Martin DreadnoughtThe very first dreadnought guitars were designed and crafted by C. F. Martin & Co. in 1916, but marketed in Boston and New York exclusively under the Oliver Ditson brand. Originally made for Hawaiian slide playing style, the very first dreadnought made was a Model 222 shipped to Ditson in August of 1916. After Ditson went out of business in the early 1930s, Martin introduced the D-1 and D-2 dreadnoughts for standard playing style that would soon become Martin’s iconic D-18 and D-28 models. Over the past 100 years, the Martin dreadnought has helped define what an acoustic guitar can and should be, and subsequently, it has become one of the most popular acoustic guitar designs in the world.
Martin Thinline Gold+Plus Acoustic Pickup SystemThe Martin Thinline Gold+Plus Acoustic Pickup System's patented design solves the age-old problems of string balance, string spacing and wire-hole placement. That means you can use this pickup on virtually any acoustic guitar.
Martin crafts the Thinline pickup using a highly sensitive copolymer specifically formulated for it. The short distance from the undersaddle pickup to its internally mounted preamp maintains signal integrity. The preamp is designed for guitars that are amplified at high volumes, especially full-size guitars.
The Martin Gold+Plus Pickup is voiced to control boominess and to provide extra brightness. Recommended for musicians in situations where the guitar needs to stand out and sound natural without feedback. The Martin Thinline Gold+Plus Pickup's preamp circuitry gives a battery life of up to 12,000 hours.
Top wood:Sitka Spruce
Back & sides:East Indian rosewood
Bracing pattern:Non scalloped X-type
Neck shape:Low profile
Nut width:1.69 in. (43 mm)
Neck wood:Select Hardwood
Scale length:25.4 in.
Number of frets:20
Preamp EQ: 1-band
Headstock overlay:East Indian Rosewood
Tuning machines:Chrome Enclosed Gear
Saddle & nut:Compensated/Bone
Number of strings:6-string
Grab this Custom Martin today. You won't regret the investment.
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Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling
and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a
complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
Normal wear and tear
Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Custom Guitar's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
Plans are renewable on new gear
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