Martin D-28MD Modern Deluxe Dreadnought


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The D-28 Modern Deluxe is a modernized take on vintage Martin guitars. Its tone is truly something to behold, thanks to authentic vintage appointments that include a Sitka Spruce VTS (Vintage Tone System) top, a dovetail neck joint, and protein glue construction for lively, resonant tone. The genuine mahogany back/sides lay the perfect tonal foundation for the Sitka Spruce VTS top, so you get crisp highs, powerful lows, and well-defined mids, making the D-28 Modern Deluxe an exceptional player for a variety of acoustic styles. And with gold frets, East Indian rosewood binding, gold open gear tuners, and a pearl 1930s-style script headstock logo, this guitar has a gorgeous, unique look to it. It also has a range of modern features that make this D-28 play remarkably well, such as Liquidmetal bridge pins and a composite carbon fiber bridgeplate. The most significant modern feature of this guitar, however, is the new asymmetrical Vintage Deluxe neck shape, which provides maximum comfort throughout the fretboard. If you're looking for the perfect combination of vintage Martin tone and modern playability and feel, then the D-28 Modern Deluxe is the right choice.

Specs Overview:

-Body Size: D-14 Fret
-Finish Top: Gloss
-Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
-Back & Side Finish: Gloss
-Bracing Pattern: Forward-Shifted X-Brace
-Scale Length: 25.4"
-Brace Shape: Scalloped
-Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4"
-Top Material: Sitka 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: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
-Binding: European Flamed Maple
-Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
-Top Inlay Material: Bold Herringbone
-Bridge Material: Ebony
-Top Detail: None
-Bridge Pin Material: Liquidmetal
-Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
-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 & Sides Color: None
-Brace Size: 5/16"
-Back Detail: None
-Back Purfling/Strip: Zig-Zag Authentic
-Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
-Heelcap: European Flamed Maple
-Side Detail: None
-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 1/8"
-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: 14th Fret
-Fingerboard Binding Material: None
-Side Dots: Abalone


-Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond
-Tuning Machines: Gold Open Gear
-Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
-Knob: Butterbean
-Headplate Logo Style: Stylized Script Inlay
-Nut Material: Bone
-Headplate Binding Material: None

Case: Ply Hardshell

Why We Love Martin

Every Martin Guitar is a piece of music history. Inventors of the dreadnought guitar style, the Martin Guitar Company has built a legacy developing the world’s most coveted acoustic instruments for over 180 years. When you buy a Martin, you are buying an heirloom. That’s why we at Cream City Music love this iconic brand.