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Elderly | Martin 0, 00, 000 Comparison

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Elderly’s Chris Rietz explores three common sizes of Martin guitars, playing mahogany and rosewood versions of each size.

by Elderly Instruments
March 24, 2017

Elderly Instruments presents a demonstration of three popular sizes of Martin guitars – the 0, 00, and 000 sizes. Chris Rietz plays a rosewood and a mahogany version of each size guitar, so you can hear the differences between the sizes and the tonal characteristics of different back-and-sides wood. 

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Comments and Discussion

Posted by Rene Peron on
Thanks for a great demo comparison. I have my father's 0-18 that he bought in 1954. This comparison is fascinating. Still like my mahogany 0-18 the bestbut, what notable instrument all the others are.

Posted by Ambrose Pollock on
Nice representation! I have a 1949 0-18! Made the year I was born. Cheers Ambrose
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