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Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar Review

The Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar is an outstanding performer in a small package. The shortened 3/4 scale of this beautiful Martin acoustic guitar makes is a beautiful guitar for smaller beginning players, travelers looking for a compact sized acoustic guitar or those looking for a high quality guitar at an affordable price.
Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar
This scaled down acoustic beauty features a mahogany pattern high pressure laminate textured finish, solid Sitka spruce top, rust stratabond neck shortened 3/4 scale, solid Morado or East Indian rosewood fingerboard, chrome small-knob tuners and Tusq saddle. While this guitar is scaled down in size, it features the same high quality materials, construction, tone and sound as you would expect with any full-size Martin guitar.

This guitar is designed with the traveling performer in mind. It is perfect for the traveling guitarist to carry onto trains and planes, slide into the back of a car or taxi, carry on foot, skateboard or even on a bike. No matter what mode of transportation you are using to get to your next gig or impromptu guitar session with friends, the Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar is the perfect accompaniment.

In spite of its scaled down size, you do not have to sacrifice the quality and features Martin guitars are known for with this model. It is made from high quality parts and finished with impeccable attention to detail. With a mahogany pattern high-pressure laminate and solid Sitka spruce top, this little guitar has an incredible ability to fill the room with warm rich tones.

If listeners were not looking, they would expect the player to be using a full-scale guitar. Therefore, it appears as though Martin designed this guitar with the seasoned player in mind. Guitarists who know what a good guitar sounds like will appreciate the level of sound that comes out of this relatively small package.

Options for this guitar include the solid Morado or East Indian rosewood fingerboard. Both are elegant choices that enhance the classic styling of this acoustic guitar. The Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar may be small, but its appearance is all grown up. You will be taken seriously when you take the stage with this guitar. It is easy to transport and carry wherever life takes you, but it is still a serious instrument for professional guitar players and amateurs alike.

Price is another area where the Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar excels. It is an affordably priced guitar that will serve beginner guitarists well long into their playing careers. Because of its 3/4 scale size, this model is well suited for smaller framed players who are beginning to learn to play the guitar.

At the same time, because of its high quality and affordable price, it is also ideal for seasoned guitar players who are looking for an affordable, high quality guitar to transport to gigs where they are concerned about damaging a more expensive guitar. You do not sacrifice sound or tonal quality with this model, so it is the perfect gigging guitar. The padded gig bag it comes with only adds to the convenience and function of this high quality, gig worthy guitar from Martin.

Martin guitars are well known for their warmth and ability to fill a room with beautiful sounds. The Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar, although smaller in size, is still able to produce rich tones that are capable of filling a venue with their warmth. Do not make the mistake of underestimating the sound quality of this guitar. Some scaled down guitars do not perform well. However, this model is just like any other Martin guitar. You will be able to depend upon it to produce quality sound anywhere you go.

This model is ideal for campers and hikers who like to bring some fireside entertainment along with them while exploring nature. The scaled down size, convenient padded gig back and warm tones of this guitar make it the perfect guitar for softly strumming around a fire while camping or hiking. There is no reason to sacrifice on sound quality just because you are roughing it in the great outdoors. This model is the ideal companion on any hiking or camping excursion because of its size, sound and classic styling.

Sending your child away to college? The Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar is a great option for a college student who is looking for a portable, affordable and quality guitar to bring along for the higher education experience. It will allow your college student to make lasting memories with friends as the LX1 fills the dorm with warm notes and gentle strums.

The memories made on this guitar at college will last a lifetime. Because this guitar is affordable and easy to pack along the travel, it is ideal for a dorm room. You will not have to worry about sending along an expensive guitar for fear of damage or theft, yet you will know your college student will be able to produce high quality sounds with it. After all, college is all about learning and making memories. You do not want your child to have to worry about something that is supposed to be source of fun, entertainment, creativity and relaxation.

All in all, the Martin LX1 Little Martin Acoustic Guitar is a great guitar for anyone who is looking for high quality and ease of transport. Everyone from beginners to experienced guitar players will appreciate the quality and workmanship that went into this guitar. Its classic styling makes it a beautiful guitar for performance. Despite its small size, it can fill a room with the warmth of its high quality tones. One thing is for sure, you will not be disappointed with this guitar, no matter where life takes you – it will be easy to bring along for the ride. It is easy to overlook guitars in this size category, but you will be making a mistake if you write this guitar off as a poor substitute for a larger guitar. You can count on Martin quality and workmanship in this guitar.

Martin LX1
$299.00 from Amazon

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