Martin DX Johnny Cash Guitar, Black

Martin DX Johnny Cash Guitar, Black


Built in with Fishman MX electronics.
Inc soft gig bag embroidered with the “CASH” logo

Key Points
  • HPL Top
  • HPL Back & Sides
  • Black Birch Laminate Neck
  • Richlite Fingerboard

  
Manufacturer: Martin & Co
Availability: In Stock
Normally: £783.00
Discount Price: £695.00
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Martin DX Johnny Cash Guitar, Black

Built in with Fishman MX electronics.

Martin DX Johnny Cash Guitar

In the early 1970s, Martin Guitar was commissioned to design an all-black lacquered D-35 for country star Johnny Cash. Though Martin had never considered such a request before, an all-black D-35 for the “Man in Black” was custom-made. Cash went on to play his custom D-35 on stage for the next 20 years. In 2006, Martin released a commemorative D-35 Johnny Cash edition. New for 2019, the DX Johnny Cash is a nod to the history between Cash and Martin Guitar. Designed in collaboration with John Carter Cash and the Cash Foundation management team, the guitar features a classic Dreadnought body shape constructed with Jett black high-pressure laminate (HPL) top, back and sides. Like the earlier commemorative edition, this instrument includes a custom fingerboard inlaid with stars and the “CASH” logo. Johnny Cash’s signature appears on the rosette and label. This model comes with Fishman® MX electronics and a soft gig bag embroidered with the “CASH” logo and is strung with Martin’s Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 strings. The DX Johnny Cash was designed to be an accessible and playable guitar for anyone looking to honor the legacy of the legendary musician.
 

Specifications

Body Size:
D-14 Fret
Finish Top:
None

Construction:
Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint

Back & Side Finish:
None

Bracing Pattern:
X-Brace

Scale Length:
25.4"

Brace Shape:
Scalloped

Fingerboard Width At Nut:
1 3/4''

Top Material:
HPL

Neck Shape:
Performing Artist

Back Material:
HPL

Neck Taper:
High-Performance Taper

Side Material:
HPL

Electronics:
Fishman® MX

Recommended Strings:
Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 Light - 92/8 Phosphor Bronze MA540T

Top
Top Color:
None

Bridge Style:
Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle

Binding:
None

Bridge String Spacing:
2 5/32"

Top Inlay Material:
None

Bridge Material:
FSC® Certified Richlite®

Top Detail:
Jett Black

Bridge Pin Material:
Black Plastic

Pickguard:
Black

Bridge Pin Dots:
White Plastic

Pickguard Inlay:
None

Saddle:
Compensated Black Tusq

Rosette:
Custom Ink

Saddle Radius:
16"

Body
Brace Material:
Sitka Spruce

Back & Sides Color:
None

Brace Size:
5/16"

Back Detail:
Jett Black

Back Purfling/Strip:
None

Back Inlay Material:
None

Heelcap:
Black

Side Detail:
Jett Black

Endpiece:
None

Side Inlay Material:
None

Endpiece Inlay:
None

Neck
Neck Material:
Black Birch Laminate

Fingerboard Material:
FSC® Certified Richlite®

Finish Neck:
Hand-Rubbed

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:
2 1/8''

Neck Color:
None

Fingerboard Inlay Style:
Inlaid Stars and CASH Custom Ink

Number of Frets Total:
20

Fingerboard Inlay Material:
White Plastic and Custom Ink

Neck Joins Body At:
14th Fret

Fingerboard Binding Material:
None

Side Dots:
White

Headstock
Headstock Shape:
Solid with Standard Taper

Tuning Machines:
Chrome Enclosed Gear

Headplate Material:
HPL

Knob:
Small

Headplate Logo Style:
Silver Script Ink

Nut Material:
Black Corian

Headplate Binding Material:
None

Misc
Case:
Soft Gig Bag

Left Handed Availability:
Yes

Label:
Paper Label

Pleked:
No

 

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