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Neck depth 1st fret: .81"
Neck depth 9th fret: .88"
The 012-28 Modern Deluxe is a new take on Martin Vintage. This twelve-fret guitar is packed with custom features and modern technology that you have to see, feel, and hear for yourself. The vintage appointments include a spruce VINTAGE TONE SYSTEM® (VTS) top, a dovetail neck joint, and natural protein glue construction that giving it the rich, fully aged Martin tone that has inspired generations. The look is unlike anything in our production line with European flamed maple binding on the body, stylish gold frets, and a unique 1930s style script logo inlaid in pearl on the headstock. Some ultra-modern features include Liquidmetal® bridge pins with red dots and a composite carbon fiber bridgeplate that boosts volume, and a new neck shape that is slightly asymmetrical for maximum hand comfort up and down the fretboard. This guitar is anything but standard.
Body Size: 0-12 Fret
Finish Top: Gloss
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
Back and Side Finish: Gloss
Bracing Pattern: X Brace
Scale Length: 24.9"
Brace Shape: Scalloped
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 13/16''
Top Material: Spruce with VTS
Neck Shape: Vintage Deluxe
Back Material: East Indian Rosewood
Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
Side Material: East Indian Rosewood
Top Color: Clear
Bridge Style: Pyramid - Drop in Saddle
Binding: European Flamed Maple
Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/4"
Top Inlay Material: Bold Herringbone
Bridge Material: Ebony
Top Detail: None
Bridge Pin Material: Liquid Metal
Bridge Pin Dots: Red Acrylic
Pickguard Inlay: None
Saddle: Compensated Bone
Rosette: Style 28 Multi-Stripe
Saddle Radius: 16"
Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
Back and Sides Color: None
Brace Size: 1/4"
Back Detail: None
Back Purfling/Strip: Zig-Zag Authentic
Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
Heelcap: European Flamed Maple
Side Detail: Modern Deluxe
Endpiece: European Flamed Maple
Side Inlay Material: None
Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe
Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Finish Neck: Satin
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/4''
Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
Fingerboard Inlay Style: Diamonds and Squares Long Pattern
Number of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
Neck Joins Body At: 12th Fret
Fingerboard Binding Material: None
Side Dots: Abalone
Headstock Shape: Slotted with Square Taper and Diamond
Tuning Machines: Gold Side Mount
Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
Headplate Logo Style: Stylized Script Inlay
Nut Material: Bone
Headplate Binding Material: None
Case: Ply Hardshell