Martin LE-Cowboy-2016 Review

Martin takes the western motif guitar tradition to new heights with their LE-Cowboy-2016

A stallion of a 12-fret 000 melding new technologies, Martin tradition, and a Western Americana aesthetic

Specs include: 12-fret 000 body size; all-solid woods including quilted American mahogany back and sides; Sitka spruce top with VTS torrefaction and adorned with image by western artist Mathew Williams; scalloped braces with 5/16” X brace and 1/4” tone bars; long-scale American mahogany neck with simple dovetail neck joint, slotted headstock, Modified Low Oval profile; ebony fingerboard, 1-3/4” at nut, 2-1/4” at 12th fret; ebony straight bridge with bone saddle, 2-1/4” string spacing; ebony bridge pints; Style 30 colored wood purfling and back strip, Golden Era short pattern diamonds and squares fret markers; grained ivoroid binding, mother-of-pearl rider’s saddle headstock inlay; Golden Age relic side mount tuners with ivoroid buttons

“This guitar has such character and depth to its voice, with the resonant response reaching way down inside to create a more 3-D soundscape, which quivers with colorful sympathetics lit by the clear and present fundamentals firing off the played strings.”

Martin LE Cowboy 2016 NAMM top lo

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