Martin DSS-17 Whisky Sunset Spec Sheet

Martin DSS-17 Whisky Sunset

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Specifications Overview

Body Size:  D-14 Fret Slope Shoulder

Finish Top:  Satin

Construction:  Simple Dovetail Neck Joint

Back & Side Finish:  Satin

Bracing Pattern:  X-Brace

Scale Length:  25.4″

Brace Shape:  Scalloped

Fingerboard Width At Nut:  1 3/4”

Top Material:  Sitka Spruce

Neck Shape:  Modified Low Oval

Back Material:  Mahogany

Neck Taper:  High-Performance Taper

Side Material:  Mahogany

Electronics:  None

Recommended Strings:  Retro® Light MM12


Top Color:  Whiskey Sunset Burst

Bridge Style:  Modern Straightline – Drop in Saddle

Binding:  Antique White

Bridge String Spacing:  2 5/32″

Top Inlay Material:  Black Stripe

Bridge Material:  Rosewood

Top Detail:  None

Bridge Pin Material:  Black Plastic

Pickguard:  Faux Tortoise

Bridge Pin Dots:  None

Pickguard Inlay:  None

Saddle:  Compensated Bone

Rosette:  Multi-Stripe

Saddle Radius:  16″


Brace Material:  Sitka Spruce

Back & Sides Color:  Dark Mahogany

Brace Size:  5/16″

Back Detail:  None

Back Purfling/Strip:  None

Back Inlay Material:  None

Heelcap:  None

Side Detail:  None

Endpiece:  None

Side Inlay Material:  Black Stripe

Endpiece Inlay:  None


Neck Material:  Select Hardwood

Fingerboard Material:  Rosewood

Finish Neck:  Satin

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:  2 1/8”

Neck Color:  Dark Mahogany

Fingerboard Inlay Style:  1955 Style 18

Number of Frets Total:  20

Fingerboard Inlay Material:  Mother-of-Pearl

Neck Joins Body At:  14th Fret

Fingerboard Binding Material:  None

Side Dots:  Yellow


Headstock Shape:  Solid with Square Taper

Tuning Machines:  Golden Age Relic Nickel

Headplate Material:  Ebony

Knob:  Cream Plastic

Headplate Logo Style:  Script Authentic 1933 Overlay

Nut Material:  Bone

Headplate Binding Material:  None


Case:  Soft-Shell

Left Handed Availability:  Yes

Label:  None

Pleked:  Yes

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