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The Martin Re-Imagined Series
Martin's Re-Imagined Series represents the legendary guitar brand's most significant overhaul of their flagship acoustic line. Over 185 years, Martin's original and most discernible models have largely remained intact and unchanged, demonstrating the winning formula that they established almost two centuries ago.
Truly setting the trend within the industry, the Re-Imagined Series, however, marks a change. Unveiled at the 2018 NAMM Show, this fresh line of instruments feature some minor updates, with Martin ensuring that their guitars are more appealing than ever before without abandoning their roots and heritage, in terms of both playability and sound.
In typical Martin tradition, the D-28E Re-Imagined is crafted from some of the finest tonewoods available. Featuring East Indian Rosewood back and sides, this instrument delivers rich and characterful tones that are balanced and full-sounding, ensuring excellent projection with its dreadnaught body shape.
Paired with a Solid Sitka Spruce top, the use of this tried-and-tested material brings out some singing top-end articulation, giving light finger-picked sections and chords the stunning crisp vibrancy you'd expect from a Martin acoustic.
The D-14 Fret body features Martin's non-scalloped X bracing, meaning that the D-28E has a strong and robust structure that'll last a lifetime. Offering excellent stability, this bracing also allows the top to vibrate more freely for improved resonance.
The neck is formed from Select Hardwood, an incredibly stable choice that is less-prone to warping in differing temperatures. Topped with an Ebony fretboard, this sleek and elegant-looking wood not only feels smooth under the fingers, but also offers a clear upper mid-range sparkle that gives a reassuring bite to notes.
With a low-profile neck shape, the D-28E Re-Imagined provides a comfortable position for your left hand to fret chord shapes with without feeling fatigue.
With each guitar undergoing a thorough process via a cutting-edge PLEK machine, this amazing piece of technology accurately measures and dresses the frets for unparalleled consistency across the neck. This practically eliminates buzzing, and enhances the playability of the guitar as a whole.
Electronics & Hardware
The D-28E Re-Imagined is fitted with a Fishman Thinline Gold+ VTII pickup; a high-quality system that ensures that the full, glorious acoustic voice of this instrument is translated through an acoustic guitar amp, PA system or audio interface.
Fitted with a real bone nut, this feature not only gives off that vintage Martin aesthetic, but it also improves sustain and is less likely to wear compared to synthetic alternatives.
Body & Bridge
- Body Size: D-14 Fret
- Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Top Finish: Gloss
- Body Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- Bridge Material: Ebony
- Bridge Style: Modern Belly Drop In Saddle
- Bridge Pins: White Plastic
- Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic
- Bracing Pattern: X Bracing
- Brace Shape: Non-Scalloped
- Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
- Binding: White
- Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
- Rosette: Style 28 Multi-Stripe
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Select Hardwood
- Neck Colour: Dark Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Low Profile
- Neck Taper: Standard
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl Style 28
- Number of Frets: 20
- Nut Material: Bone
- Scale Length: 25.4''
Hardware & Electronics
- Hardware Colour: Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Enclosed Gear
- Pickguard: Black
- Electronics: Fishman Thinline Gold
- Case: Molded Hardshell