This CS Bluegrass 16 Dreadnought is part of a special limited edition run of only 100 instruments.
The CS-Bluegrass-16 has classic Martin styling: herringbone top inlay with large soundhole and antique top toner, grained ivoroid binding, ebony fingerboard and bridge are combined with an Adirondack spruce top with Martin's custom Vintage Tone System (VTS).
The Guatemalan rosewood back and sides and hide glue construction give bluegrass players the tone and volume they desire from a classic Martin.
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
Body Size: D-14 Fret
Top Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS Tone System
Rosette: Multi-Stripe Large Soundhole
Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X Brace
Brace Shape: Scalloped
Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
Brace Size: 5/16"
Back Material: Guatemalan Rosewood
Back Purfling/Strip: Zig-Zag
Side Material: Guatemalan Rosewood
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe
Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay Material: Fine Herringbone
Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond
Headplate Material: Guatemalan Rosewood
Headplate Logo Style: Script Golden Era Overlay
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Scale Length: 25.4"
Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
Number of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother of Pearl
Fingerboard Inlay Style: Dots
Fingerboard Binding Material: Grained Ivoroid
Side Dots: Black
Back and Side Finish: Vintage Gloss
Finish Top: Vintage Gloss
Top Color: Antique Toner
Finish Neck: Vintage Gloss
Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
Bridge Material: Ebony
Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
Saddle: Compensated Bone
Saddle Radius: 16"
Tuning Machines: Nickel Open Gear
Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP7200)
Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic
Pickguard: Faux Dalmatian Tortoise
Case: Ply Hardshell
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