Martin CEO-8.2 and 8.2E Spec Sheet

Official Specs of the CEO-8.2 and 8.2E, which comes with a Fishman Blackstack sound hole pickup.




Designed by C. F. Martin IV

“Never woofy nor muddy, there is a firmness from the bottom E string. It is buoyant, yet taught and strong. The fundamentals across the middle register are well balanced in volume and projection, with the note from each string narrowing in timbre as they increase in pitch, but all three have a fullness that extends the general sense of warmth up through midrange. The sound of the unwound trebles is wholly different, yet complimentary, with clear-cut definition and a silvery ring.”

Read the Full CEO-8.2 and 8.2E Review Here

Construction:  Simple Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size:  Grand J-14 Fret

Top Material:  European Spruce with VTS

Top Detail:  FSC® Certified Wood

Rosette:  Multi-Stripe

Bracing Pattern:  X Brace

Brace Shape:  Non Scalloped X with Progressively Scalloped Tone Bars

Brace Material:  Certified European Spruce

Brace Size:  5/16″

Back Material:  Genuine Mahogany

Back Detail:  FSC® Certified Wood

Back Purfling/Strip:  Style 18

Side Material:  Genuine Mahogany

Side Detail:  FSC® Certified Wood

Endpiece:  Grained Ivoroid

Endpiece Inlay:  Black Stripe

Binding:  Grained Ivoroid

Top Inlay Material:  Multi-Stripe

Side Inlay Material:  None

Back Inlay Material:  Black Stripe

Neck Material:  FSC Certified Select Mahogany

Neck Shape:  Modified Low Oval

Neck Taper:  High Performance Taper

Plek:  Yes

Nut Material:  Bone

Headstock Shape:  Archtop

Headplate Material:  Black Corian

Headplate Detail:  N/A

Headplate Logo Style:  Stylized Script Inlay

Headplate Binding Material:  None

Heelcap:  Grained Ivoroid

Fingerboard Material:  FSC Certified Ebony

Scale Length:  25.4″

Neck Joins Body At:  14th Fret

Number of Frets Total:  20

Fingerboard Width at Nut:  1 3/4”

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

Fingerboard Inlay Material:  Mother of Pearl

Fingerboard Inlay Style:  Skeleton Diamond Pattern

Fingerboard Binding Material:  None

Side Dots:  White

Back and Side Finish:  Satin

Back and Sides Color:  Dark Mahogany

Finish Top:  Satin

Top Color:  Bourbon Sunset Burst

Finish Neck:  Satin

Neck Color:  Dark Mahogany

Bridge Material:  FSC Certified Ebony

Bridge Style:  Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing:  2 5/32″

Saddle:  Compensated Bone

Saddle Radius:  16″

Tuning Machines:  Nickel Enclosed Gear

Recommended Strings:  Retro Medium/Light – LJ’s Choice (MLJ13)

Knob:  Keystone Plastic

Bridge Pin Material:  Liquid Metal

Bridge Pin Dots:  None

Pickguard:  Faux Tortoise

Pickguard Inlay:  None

Case:  Molded Hardshell

Label:  2 Paper Labels – 1st Signed by CFM IV – Numbered in Sequence w/o Total, 2nd FSC Follow The Frog

Electronics: Fishman Blackstack (CEO-8.2E only)

Left Handed Availability:  Yes

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