Question: What are the best years for Martin D-28?

are: 1937, 1939, 1940, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1962 and 1969. None of the guitars on this list are inexpensive. To answer the question you didnt ask, the D-28 1937 authentics (I prefer the pre-baked) are the best sounding and best value in a modern Martin guitar.

Is a Martin D-28 worth the money?

Not only do they provide comfort, but they also aid in better performance. Youll not only have a great guitar, but you are owning a piece of history and an epitome of Americas musical expertise. So, even if I have to pay twice as much as its current price tag, Martin D-28 is still a worthy investment.

Whats the difference between a Martin D-28 and d35?

A: These two guitars are definitely very close siblings, and carry the same price. The biggest difference is that the D-28 has a 2-piece back while the D-35 has a 3-piece back. Other differences include: The D-28 has a white Corian nut, while the D-35 uses bone.

What is the difference between a Martin D-28 and an HD-28?

The most significant difference is that the HD-28 has scalloped bracing and the D-28 has non-scalloped bracing, also known as straight bracing. Straight bracing was first used on Dreadnought-size Martins in the late 1940s, and the significance of scalloped bracing was forgotten for many years.

What strings are on a Martin d28?

013, 80/20 and Phosphor Bronze, coated and uncoated strings from Martin and D┬┤Addario at least.

Who plays a Martin d28?

Hank Williams played one. So did Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley. John Lennon and Paul McCartney also played them. Stephen Stills uses one, as does his former bandmate Neil Young, who owns the same one Hank Williams played.

What is the difference between a Martin D-28 and an HD 28?

The most significant difference is that the HD-28 has scalloped bracing and the D-28 has non-scalloped bracing, also known as straight bracing. Straight bracing was first used on Dreadnought-size Martins in the late 1940s, and the significance of scalloped bracing was forgotten for many years.

Which is better D-28 or D35?

One common view, albeit very generalized, is that the D35 is a good strumming guitar if you play mostly rhythm and the D28 is better for flatpicking individual notes i.e. leads.

Does a D45 sound better than a D-28?

Ive tried out these three models and came to a conclusion: D42 costs double than D28 and actually sounds double (not to mention the playability, D42 is like butter..) D45 costs double than D42 but does not sound twice as good. So, from the pure sounds point of view, the D42 is the best buy.

What does the H stand for in Martin HD 28?

Herringbone The H in HD actually stands for Herringbone. Originally the herringbone binding was taken off of the D-28 as a cost saving measure to keep the guitar affordable to everyday players.

What is the difference between Martin D-28 and hd28?

The most significant difference is that the HD-28 has scalloped bracing and the D-28 has non-scalloped bracing, also known as straight bracing. Straight bracing was first used on Dreadnought-size Martins in the late 1940s, and the significance of scalloped bracing was forgotten for many years.

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