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Martin Grand J-16E 12 String
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Martin Grand J-16E 12 String

All of our Martin Grand J-16E 12 String guitars are brand new, factory-fresh, come with a Martin padded gig bag and Martin Lifetime Warranty.

The Grand J16E 12 String offers a new design in acoustic-electric twelve-string guitars that is built from the ground up to sound spectacular from the concert stage and the recording studio. It features Martin’s Grand Jumbo body shape with a 17” top width. But it is paired with their 000 side depth, just like their best-selling D-16E Rosewood, D-16E Mahogany, and GPC-16E Mahogany. The shallower shape makes it more comfortable to play and more user-friendly when recording or playing at high volumes through large sound systems via the on-board Fishman VT Enhance electronics.

The beauty of non-stop room-filling harmony leaps from this guitar, thanks to the courses of double strings, tuned an octave apart. Is there anything better? Not if you love the sound of a twelve-string guitar there isn’t. And Martin’s Grand J-16E sounds rich and bassy down below and colorfully complex up top, but never too woofy and never too bright.

The all-solid tonewood construction includes East Indian back and sides and a Sitka spruce top. They give this Grand J-16E 12 string a lush voice that is enriched by its forward-shifted scalloped bracing and the extra tone-producing energy of a long-scale neck. You’ll find it sounds absolutely huge, but doesn’t feel or play that way, thanks to that reduced body depth and a neck that has a smaller profile and sleeker fingerboard taper than earlier Martin 12 String models. You know you’ve been longing to add a wonderful twelve-string guitar to your gigging and recording arsenal. The Martin Grand J-16E 12 String is the one you’ve been waiting for!

Maury's Music thoroughly inspects every guitar before it ships (learn more).  We can even set it up to your specs upon request!  Simply choose between "Factory Setup" or "Custom Setup" when placing your order.  Click here for more details.

Please note:  Adding a strap button to this model will disqualify it from our return policy and therefore it cannot be returned after that upgrade is added. Upgrade prices below include installation; these fees are non-refundable. Also, we cannot ship Walrus Ivory products to California, Hawaii, Illinois, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Washington or Washington D.C. due to legislation in those states.

This Martin Guitar can only be shipped to a US address. Please contact Martin for a retailer in your country.

   

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CONSTRUCTION:  Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY SIZE:  Grand J-14 Fret (000 Depth)
TOP MATERIAL:  Sitka Spruce
TOP BRACING PATTERN:  Scalloped, "X" Bracing
BACK/SIDE MATERIAL:  East Indian Rosewood
NECK SHAPE:  12 String
NUT MATERIAL:  Bone
SCALE LENGTH:  25.4"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT:  1-13/16"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET:  2-1/4"
BRIDGE STRING SPACING:  2-5/16"
SADDLE:  16" Radius/Compensated White Tusq
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin MA500T Authentic Acoustic
BRIDGE & END PINS:  Black Tusq, Mother of Pearl dot
CASE:  Martin 12B0020 Ply Hardshell/Soft shell
ELECTRONICS:  Fishman Matrix VT Enhance

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