Instruments

Special Martin Editions: HM Ben Harper Guitar

Model Specifications:

Model Specifications

MODEL HM Ben Harper
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY SIZE: M (0000) – 14 Fret
TOP: Solid Adirondack Spruce
ROSETTE: 3 Ring – Bold Herringbone
TOP BRACING PATTERN: Standard ”X” Scalloped, Forward Shifted
TOP BRACES: Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16”
BACK MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
BACK PURFLING: Style 45
SIDE MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
ENDPIECE INLAY: Black/Maple Fiber
BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
TOP INLAY STYLE: Bold Herringbone
SIDE INLAY: Black/Maple Fiber
BACK INLAY: Black/Maple Fiber
NECK MATERIAL: Select Hardwood
NECK SHAPE: Low Profile
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
HEADSTOCK: Solid/Diamond/Square Taper
HEADPLATE: Solid Black Ebony /Target – Mandarin Orange/kiwi Reconstituted Stone /Large Old Style

(Less Est. 1833)

 

HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid with Black/Maple Fiber Inlay
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Solid Black 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”
FINGERBOARD POSITION INLAYS: Style 28 Blue Paua & Ebony Targets
FINGERBOARD BINDING: none
FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss
FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss w/ Vintage Toner
FINISH NECK: Satin w/ Polished Headplate
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
BRIDGE STYLE: Belly
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2-1/8”
SADDLE: 16” Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
TUNING MACHINES: Gotoh Chrome w/ Large Buttons
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin Studio Performance Light PhosphorBronze (MSP4100)

 

BRIDGE & END PINS: Fossilized Ivory w/ Pearl Dots
PICKGUARD: Delmar Tortoise Color – Beveled & Polished
CASE: 570 Geib style
INTERIOR LABEL: Signed by Ben Harper,Numbered in Sequence

 

ELECTRONICS: Fishman Ellipse Matrix Blend

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