Martin DX Johnny Cash Acoustic Electric Guitar

C.F. Martin Guitars


Affordable Replica of Johnny Cash’s Distinctive Black Dreadnought at a Surprising Price Point!

Johnny Cash - 'The Man In Black' - was famous for his deep, baritone voice and his all black Martin Dreadnought. The Martin DX Johnny Cash acoustic electric guitar is an affordable replica of the Man in Black’s signature dreadnought boasting that Johnny Cash’s signature aesthetic and that unmistakable Martin feel and tone.

Designed in collaboration with John Carter Cash and the Cash Foundation, the Martin DX Johnny Cash acoustic electric guitar features a classic Dreadnought body shape built with jett-black HPL (high-pressure laminate) top, back and sides. Inside, the HPL top is braced with Sitka Spruce in the classic X-bracing pattern, giving this DX Johnny Cash Dreadnought the full and rich sound you would expect from a Martin.

The neck is made with Black Birch Laminate, sporting a satin-smooth hand-rubbed finish and a Performing Artist neck taper, making it so easy to play you can perform or record well into the night in complete comfort. The Performing Artist taper is a super slim and comfortable neck shape and the FSC® Certified Richlite® fingerboard inlaid with stars and the commemorative CASH logo pays homage to one of the greatest performers of all time.

The Martin DX Johnny Cash Acoustic Electric guitar comes stage ready with Fishman MX electronics, a low profile preamp system with soundhole mounted controls that faithfully amplifies the natural acoustic tone of the guitar. 

High end appointments including a Black Tusq saddle, black Corian nut and chrome enclosed gear tuners round out the picture, making this value-priced Johnny Cash DX acoustic electric an excellent value!

Specifications:

  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Finish Top: None
  • Construction: Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint
  • Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4''
  • Top Material: HPL
  • Neck Shape: Performing Artist
  • Back Material: HPL
  • Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper
  • Side Material: HPL
  • Electronics: Fishman® MX
  • Recommended Strings: Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 Light - 92/8 Phosphor Bronze MA540T 
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
  • Bridge Material: FSC® Certified Richlite®
  • Top Detail: Jett Black
  • Bridge Pin Material: Black Plastic
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Bridge Pin Dots: White Plastic
  • Saddle: Compensated Black Tusq
  • Rosette: Custom Ink
  • Saddle Radius: 16"
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Brace Size: 5/16"
  • Back Detail: Jett Black
  • Heel Cap: Black
  • Side Detail: Jett Black
  • Neck Material: Black Birch Laminate
  • Fingerboard Material: FSC® Certified Richlite®
  • Finish Neck: Hand-Rubbed
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Inlaid Stars and CASH Custom Ink 
  • Number of Frets Total: 20, Neck Joins Body At 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: White Plastic and Custom Ink
  • Side Dots: White
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Standard Taper
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear
  • Headplate Material: HPL
  • Knob: Small
  • Headplate Logo Style: Silver Script Ink
  • Nut Material: Black Corian
  • Case: Soft Gig Bag
  • Left Handed Availability: Yes
  • Label: Paper Label
  • Pleked: No

Accessible Johnny Cash Signature Dreadnought Delivers Classic Tone, Silky Playability and a Tremendous Value!

Designed for the performing musician and priced for accessibility in honor of one of history’s great performers, the Martin DX Johnny Cash Dreadnought delivers amazing tone, buttery playability and incredible value. This distinctive all-black dreadnought is designed after the classic D-35 that was built for Johnny Cash, the dreadnought that he played for over 20 years. Whether you are a player, a collector or just a fan of the Man in Black, this commemorative Johnny Cash dreadnought is the perfect value-priced guitar for you!



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