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Old 01-11-2016, 04:44 PM
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Acquired last Thursday. I finally decided to put it down long enough to take some decent photos. This 15series 12fret is so much fun to play and has an amazing tone! Yowzy!







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Old 01-11-2016, 05:02 PM
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Beautiful guitar!.......could you tell what make of tuners Martin has used ?
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Old 01-11-2016, 05:13 PM
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I don't know how to determine. Here's a pic.

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Congrats, I love the looks and sound of those.
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Old 01-11-2016, 05:42 PM
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Great guitars! Congrats!
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Old 01-11-2016, 06:38 PM
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Those look to be golden age restorations from stew mac.

http://www.stewmac.com/Hardware_and_..._Bell-end.html

I believe Martin has used golden age on some other models so these are my best guess.
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Old 01-11-2016, 06:46 PM
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Thanks for going through the trouble to post the tuner pic. Whatever they are they certainly look high quality. Thanks T Texas.
I didn't notice they were '3 on a plate' and thought they may be Grovers like on my 00015-M burst which are surprisingly nice.
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Old 01-11-2016, 11:13 PM
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I absolutely LOVE my 000-15sm so I'm not bashing here but the tuners on this model are pretty cheap and quite frankly not worthy of this fine guitar.

I've had to have replacement plates sent twice since buying my guitar due to binding tuners. The two plates I have on there currently are working fine but these shouldn't be confused with quality tuners.

Beside simplicity and a general lack of bling on this series, the lower cost of this guitar has to be due partially to the choice of tuners in my opinion.

On the upside, Martin hasn't even blinked when I've contacted them about this and have shipped replacements immediately without question. For that I'm appreciative.

OP, your guitar is lovely! Enjoy!
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Old 01-11-2016, 11:23 PM
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congrats!!
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Congrats!

Very nice photography of a beautiful guitar too!
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Old 01-12-2016, 09:56 AM
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If I was in the market for another guitar, this would be it.
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Old 01-12-2016, 09:58 AM
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Really miss my 15 Series Martin and this post isn't helping! Congrats on your new 000-15SM...great guitar!
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:03 AM
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Congrats, the 12 fret 000-15 is special. Enjoy!
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:38 AM
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Thanks everyone. I'm very pleased. The tuners seem fine on this one, but glad to know Martin will provide replacements if they go south.

Mobilemike: Thx for the photog props
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:42 AM
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WOW!! Beautiful Martin!!

I love the banding... that's gonna do nothing but age like a fine wine!

Congrats!
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