Martin CEO-8.2 and 8.2E Review

A Grand Mahogany Jumbo Indeed is Martin’s CEO-8.2

The CEO-8.2E includes a special Fishman Blackstack sound hole pickup

Specs include: Specs include: All solid wood construction made with Forestry Stewardship Council Certified wood; Grand Jumbo body size; FSC® tropical American Mahogany back and sides, Vintage Tone System torrefied FSC® European spruce top; 5/16″ FSC® European spruce bracing with progressively scalloped tone bars unique to the Grand J size; FSC® select mahogany neck with modified low oval profile and Performing Artist taper, 1-3/4″ at nut, 2-1/18″ at 12th fret; FSC® ebony fingerboard and bridge with liquid metal bridge pins; modern belly bridge with drop-in bone saddle and 2-5/32” string spacing; bone nut; satin finish with unique Bourbon Sunset Burst top shading; unique multi-stripe rosette; mother of pearl skeletal diamond position markers; wide crested headstock with retro nickel tuning machines and large pearloid keystone buttons

“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.”

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Martin CEO-8.2 Blackstack fret markers

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