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Old 05-17-2022, 09:38 AM
marklcfc marklcfc is offline
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I've really been enjoying my GPC-15ME. You could probably find a good deal used. I've been surprised at how it isn't nearly has "dark" sounding as folks assume it is based on the Sipo construction. Martin did a good job on these.
This one? https://www.gear4music.com/Guitar-an...RoCUcYQAvD_BwE

I thought it may be dark like you said as it’s all mahogany but I did like the look of it

Sorry i misread, I don’t believe the GPC is available here
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Old 05-17-2022, 12:06 PM
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As far as I can see on the Martin US website, the GPC-15 and OMC-15 are discontinued as of this year. You can probably find them easily on the used market, I know you can in the states at least.

I think you may find the OMC version to be darker and warmer. The GPC that I have is surprisingly bright with retro strings. It's pretty close to my D-18 in tone. I have an older OM-15 as well, built with genuine mahogany as opposed to Sipo, and it tends to be much darker and fundamental sounding. I think Martin was trying for a more versatile instrument with the GPC-15 and they nailed it. Definitely a try before you buy situation though.
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Old 05-18-2022, 12:41 PM
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What about the GPC-13E? Would this be preferable to the GPC-16E as I've found alot of the complaints are the smaller depth.

The GPC-13E comes in Ziricote or Mutenye whatever that means, not the Rosewood / Mahogany I am used to seeing.

Also found a GPC11E with Sapale. All these are Sikta spruce
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