Martin are world renowned for their ability to craft beautiful guitars perfect for the working musician. With their effortless playability and stunning design, they have really rich history and are considered one of the very best acoustic manufacturers around.
One of the most iconic Martin players is British bluesman Eric Clapton, the 000-28EC is a signature model based on his guitar for the now legendary MTV Unplugged performance. With a Sitka Spruce top, the Martin 000-28EC is equally at home fingerpicking or strumming big, brash chords. The Indian Rosewood back and sides offer a rich tonal variation and lovely organic feel, it's the perfect partner for players who need a guitar that can compete right across the board.
With its Standard Taper, Mahogany neck and Ebony fingerboard, it offers a smooth and comfortable playing surface that is perfect for beginners and professionals alike. With a signature Eric Clapton inlay, this guitar is the ultimate acoustic for fans of Old Slowhand!View Full Specs
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY SIZE: 000-14 Fret
TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
ROSETTE: Fine Herringbone
TOP BRACING PATTERN: Standard ''X'' Scalloped
TOP BRACES: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
BACK MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
BACK PURFLING: HD Zig-Zag
SIDE MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
ENDPIECE INLAY: Black/White Boltaron
BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
TOP INLAY STYLE: Fine Herringbone
SIDE INLAY: none
BACK INLAY: Black/White Boltaron
NECK MATERIAL: Select Hardwood
NECK SHAPE: Modified V
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
HEADPLATE: Solid East Indian Rosewood /Large Old Style
HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
SCALE LENGTH: 24.9''
# OF FRETS CLEAR: 14
# OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1-3/4''
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2-1/4''
FINGERBOARD POSITION INLAYS: Diamonds & Squares - Long Pattern
FINGERBOARD BINDING: none
FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss
FINISH NECK: Polished Gloss
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
BRIDGE STYLE: Belly
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2-1/4''
SADDLE: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
TUNING MACHINES: Gotoh Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin Light Phosphor Bronze (MEC12 )
BRIDGE & END PINS: White w/ Black Dots
PICKGUARD: Tortoise Color - Beveled & Polished
CASE: 533E Geib style
INTERIOR LABEL: CFM IV & Eric Clapton Pre-printed Signatures