Martin CEO-7 LH

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Martin CEO-7 LH

Includes Hard Case

Manufacturer's ID: CEO7L

Reminiscent of models from the “Golden Era”, the CEO-7 features a sunburst finish, golden age tuners and authentic headplate lettering. This new 14-fret short scale 00 “sloped shoulder” model features a solid Adirondack spruce top with solid mahogany back and sides for complex tonality.

Specification

Complex Tonality

For the top of the CEO-7, solid Aidrondack Spruce has been used. Adirondack Spruce was somewhat of a standard tonewood used in guitars of the pre-WWII era due to its incredibly dynamic range and potential for volume. The back and sides of the CEO 7 have been crafted from solid Mahogany. This combination of high quality woods results in a beautifully complex tonality in the sound of the CEO 7. Adirondack Spruce has also been used for the scalloped, quarter inch, X style bracing which results in optimised resonance, projection and a securely built guitar. As is traditional, bone has been used to form both the nut and the compensated saddle – a great material for ensuring optimum transfer of string vibration to the body and enhanced sustain.

High Level of Playability

To enhance playability of the CEO 7, a few top end features were decided upon by CEO Chris Martin IV in the design stage. Fitted with a sturdy dovetail joint, the neck is in a comfortable and easy to play modified V shape; another feature reminiscent of those 1930s, vintage acoustic guitars. The fretboard found on this neck is a black Ebony, making it both highly playable and durable. To add to this, the fretboard has undergone the coveted Plek fret dressing treatment. The Plek Pro is an incredible, high-tech tool that has been developed for guitar production factories. The result of Plek Pro treatment is a fantastic fret dressing that significantly improves the playability of the Martin CEO-7.

“Golden Era” Style Guitar

Designed in the spirit of Golden Era acoustic guitars, by the CEO of Martin Guitars himself; Chris Martin IV, this is an extremely special guitar. Coming to you with a wooden hardshell case to keep your instrument well protected, the CEO-7 acoustic guitar is one you will cherish and enjoy playing for decades to come.

Model  CEO-7
Construction  Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size  00-14 Fret Slope Shoulder
Top Material  Adirondack Spruce
Rosette  Multi-Stripe
Bracing Pattern  X Brace
Brace Shape  Scalloped
Brace Material  Adirondack Spruce
Brace Size  1/4"
Back Material  Mahogany
Side Material  Mahogany
Binding  Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay Material  Black Stripe
Back Inlay Material  Black Stripe
Neck Material  Select Hardwood
Neck Shape  Modified V
Neck Taper  Standard Taper
Plek  Yes
Nut Material  Bone
Headstock Shape  Solid with Square Taper
Headplate Material  Ebony
Headplate Logo Style  Script Authentic 1933 Overlay
Heelcap  Grained Ivoroid
Fingerboard Material  Ebony
Scale Length  24.9"
Neck Joins Body At  14th Fret
Number of Frets Total  20
Fingerboard Width at Nut  1 3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret  2 1/4''
Fingerboard Inlay Material  Abalone
Fingerboard Inlay Style  Old Style 18
Side Dots  Yellow
Back and Side Finish  Gloss
Back and Sides Color  Dark Mahogany
Finish Top  Gloss
Top Colour  Autumn Sunset Burst
Finish Neck  Satin
Neck Colour  Dark Mahogany
Bridge Material  Ebony
Bridge Style  Straight Line - Drop in Saddle
Bridge String Spacing  2 5/16''
Saddle  Compensated Bone
Saddle Radius  16"
Tuning Machines  Golden Age Relic Nickel
Knob  Cream Plastic
Bridge Pin Material  White Plastic
Bridge Pin Dots  Black Plastic
Pickguard  Faux Tortoise
Case  Ply Hardshell
Label  Pre-printed CFM IV Signature - Numbered in sequence without total
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