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D-45 John Mayer
List price
$14,999.00

This stunning dreadnought pays tribute to one of today’s top guitarists with one of Martin’s most prestigious models, the D-45. Crafted with Guatemalan Rosewood back and sides and an Engelmann spruce top with aging toner and forward shifted Adirondack X braces, this tonal masterpiece was designed by John Mayer and created by the master craftspeople in the Martin Custom Shop. Boasting a full thickness neck with hexagon inlays, bone nut and saddle, and gold open gear tuners, the D-45 John Mayer also features an interior label personally signed by the 7 time Grammy Award winning artist.

 

Model:
D-45 John Mayer

Construction:
Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size:
D-14 Fret

Top Material:
Engelmann Spruce

Rosette:
Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Bracing Pattern:
Forward Shifted X Brace

Brace Shape:
Scalloped

Brace Material:
Adirondack & Sitka

Brace Size:
1/4″

Back Material:
Guatemalan Rosewood

Back Purfling/Strip:
Style 45 with Black Stripe

Side Material:
Guatemalan Rosewood

Endpiece:
Grained Ivoroid

Endpiece Inlay:
Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Binding:
Grained Ivoroid

Top Inlay Material:
Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Side Inlay Material:
Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Back Inlay Material:
Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Neck Material:
Genuine Mahogany

Neck Shape:
Full Thickness

Neck Taper:
Standard Taper

Plek:
Yes

Nut Material:
Bone

Headstock Shape:
Solid with Square Taper and Diamond

Headplate Material:
Guatemalan Rosewood

Headplate Logo Style:
Block Inlay

Headplate Binding Material:
Grained Ivoroid with Multi-Stripe

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 11/16”

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:
2 1/8”

Fingerboard Inlay Material:
Abalone

Fingerboard Inlay Style:
Style 45 Hexagon

Fingerboard Binding Material:
Grained Ivoroid

Side Dots:
Black

Back and Side Finish:
Gloss

Back and Sides Color:
Aging Toner

Finish Top:
Gloss

Top Color:
Antique Toner

Finish Neck:
Gloss

Neck Color:
Dark Mahogany with Aging Toner

Bridge Material:
Ebony

Bridge Style:
Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing:
2 1/8”

Saddle:
Compensated Bone

Saddle Radius:
16″

Tuning Machines:
Gold Open Gear

Recommended Strings:
SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200)

Knob:
Butterbean

Bridge Pin Material:
White Plastic

Bridge Pin Dots:
Abalone

Pickguard:
Faux Tortoise

Case:
Ply Hardshell

Label:
Paper Label Signed by John Mayer

Electronics:
Optional

Left Handed Availability:
Yes

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