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It’s iconic. It’s a powerhouse dreadnought.

The Martin HD-28 has gone far for itself and has actually basically set the bar for which all other dreadnoughts are determined. What makes it so unique? How does this particular one tone?

Martin Standard Series D-28
The Good
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Top
  • East Indian Rosewood Back and Sides
  • Striped Ebony Fingerboard
  • World Famous Martin Quality and Guarantee
  • " is the best guitar that I have ever owned"
  • "the best sounding acoustic I've ever played"
  • "Heavenly Sounding Guitar"
The Bad
  • "The guitar is pretty, but strings buzz"
  • "Sounded dead with light strings"


Back & Side Wood: Indian Rosewood
Body Size: Dreadnought
Physique: Dreadnought
Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
Nut Width: 1 3/4″.
Neck Shape: Customized Low Oval w/ High Efficiency Taper.
Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted “X” Scalloped.
Scale Length: 25.4″.
String Spacing at Saddle: 2 5/32″.
Tuners: Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs.
Case: Martin Hardshell.