The Martin DSS-17 Black Smoke acoustic guitar features vintage looks and modern appointments that give it a balanced tone and silky playability. Featuring a Solid Sitka Spruce top with Mahogany back and sides in a vintage Black Smoke finish, the Martin DSS-17 delivers rich low end tones with balanced mids and ample volume that make it a favorite among a wide variety of players over the years. With a slope shoulder dreadnought body size and a scale length of 25.4“, this Martin DSS-17 Black Smoke acoustic delivers premium comfort and a focused sound.
The modern appointments that make this Martin DSS-17 so comfortable to play include Martin’s Modified Low Oval neck profile with High Performance Taper and a silky satin finish that makes playing this DSS-17 a real pleasure. A 20-fret Rosewood fingerboard also adds to the harmonic richness and warmth of this classic Martin’s tone.
The DSS-17‘s straight forward appointments, including simple fretboard inlays and minimal ivoroid binding and pickguard are combined with premium hardware including Golden Age Relic Nickel tuners, a Rosewood bridge and compensated bone nut and saddle, giving this Martin DSS-17 a distinctly modern feel while preserving that prized Martin Pre-War aesthetic.
The Martin DSS-17 Black Smoke produces beautiful, dynamic tones that will please even the most discerning musicians. The Martin DSS-17 Black Smoke Dreadnought Slope Shoulder acoustic guitar delivers the classic Martin tone, and vintage looks that today’s guitarists are looking for with the modern feel and playability that today’s music demands. Sporting vintage looks, a comfortable slope shoulder body and Martin’s Modified Low Oval neck with High Performance neck Taper, the Martin DSS-17 has the tone and playability modern guitarists are looking for in a vintage package that is sure to impress any audience.