(L to R) older version D-45, 2018 D-45
Maury compares the older style Martin D-45 to the new Reimagined 2018 D-45. Much of the D-45 remains unchanged, but there are some key differences.
The older version features:
- scalloped braces
- 1 11/16” nut
- enclosed tuning machines
- clear gloss finish
- bright white binding
The new REIMAGINED 2018 D-45 features:
- forward-shifted scalloped braces
- 1 3/4” nut
- open back tuning machines
- aged toner (vintage yellow tint)
- antique white binding (slightly yellowed)
Which do you prefer & why? Post your comments below.