At this year's Summer NAMM show, Martin introduced a Hawaiian koa
wood-grained HPL model as part of the X Series line of stock model Martin
The DCX1KE is a full-sized Dreadnought Cutaway with a bookmatched solid spruce
top and koa grained high-pressure laminate (HPL) back, sides and headplate.
The fingerboard and bridge are crafted from solid striped ebony, and the neck
is shaped from naturally colored Stratabond. The guitar also comes equipped
with a Fishman Classic IV Sonicore onboard electronics system.
List Price $949.00
CONSTRUCTION: Mortise/Tenon Neck Joint
BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret CUTAWAY
TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
ROSETTE: Inlaid Boltaron w/ Red Fiber/ Multiple Black/White/Black
TOP BRACING PATTERN: D1 (A-Frame)
TOP BRACES: Sitka/1 Style/Non-Scalloped
BACK MATERIAL: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
BACK PURFLING: none
SIDE MATERIAL: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
NECK MATERIAL: Natural Stratabond
NECK SHAPE: Modified Low Oval
NUT MATERIAL: White Corian
HEADSTOCK: Solid/6 String No Diamond/Square Taper
HEADPLATE: Koa Pattern HPL w/Printed Logo
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Solid Striped Ebony
SCALE LENGTH: 25.4"
# OF FRETS CLEAR: 14
# OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 11/16'
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2 1/8'
FINISH BACK & SIDES: none
FINISH TOP: Hand Rubbed Finish
FINISH NECK: none
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Striped Ebony
BRIDGE STYLE: 1 Style Belly
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 1/8'
SADDLE: Compensated White Tusq
TUNING MACHINES: Chrome w/ Small Knobs
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin MSP 4100 Light Phosphor Bronze
BRIDGE & END PINS: White w/ Black Dots
PICKGUARD: I-01 Tortoise Color
INTERIOR LABEL: Foil Label - DCX1E Solid Spruce Top
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