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Old 02-08-2018, 06:53 PM
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I found this guitar on CL and thought I would check it out. The price seeemed pretty good and I was going to be in his town for work anyway. So, I checked it out.

The guitar is maybe three years old and appears well played. There are a couple of dings and scratches, but structurally very good. The tone... Oh the tone!!! This thing is louder and more articulate than I expected. He's a mandolin player, so we jammed for an hour or so on bluegrass songs and the D15M hung in there nicely. So, I went for it.

I'm in a motel, so not the best picture. I think I'm really going to like this one!

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Old 02-08-2018, 06:59 PM
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Enjoy! I missed one offered at an exceptional price just a few months ago because I couldn't successfully warp space and time. Still pining after that one.
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Old 02-08-2018, 07:03 PM
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Congrats! I love the look and the tone of that Martin model. Enjoy!!
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Old 02-08-2018, 07:04 PM
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Congrats! The best 15's are the ones WELL played in! Enjoy it...
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:17 PM
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It sure does sound great!
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Mojo!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:24 PM
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Nice. It will be interesting to see how much time you spend with it compared to your other ones over the next couple years. The 15 series has a way of taking over.
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:00 AM
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I want one too!
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Old 02-09-2018, 02:01 AM
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Very nice!
Makes me pine for my long lost Guild D15
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Congratulations!
Really nice looking guitar (and I think the pic is great).
Be careful...I agree that D-15 guitars have a way of taking over...
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I just sold mine to an AGFer as well as trading my D28 a while back for a 000-18. This was all shoulder/neck related discomfort. Now I can't get the 000-15 out of my head.
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I am coming to the opinion that everyone should have a 15 series in their toolbox.
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I am coming to the opinion that everyone should have a 15 series in their toolbox.
sigh......


I love, love, love Martin 15-series tone.

I've had four different ones. Five if you count that I owned the same guitar at two different times.

Love the tone.
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:22 AM
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Congrats! The Martin 15 series is great. I have a j15. Lightweight and great tone. Enjoy it!
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:29 AM
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Hess - could you please comment on the differences with the J-15 and the 000-15? Why did you choose the J-15? Does Martin still make this model
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