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Martin DSS-17 Whiskey Sunset Slope Shoulder Dreadnaught Guitar


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Martin DSS-17 Whiskey Sunset Slope Shoulder Dreadnaught Guitar

The DSS-17 Whiskey Sunset Dreadnought slope-shoulder model boasts a rich, warm sunburst finish that will delight any player with its aesthetic beauty. It is skillfully crafted from a solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides with antique white binding. It features a modified low oval neck with a high-performance taper for added comfort and includes a rosewood fingerboard and bridge, scalloped bracing, and an old-style script logo on the headstock. The DSS-17 Whiskey Sunset produces beautiful, dynamic tones that will please the most discerning musician.

Specifications Overview

Body Size:    D-14 Fret Slope Shoulder
Finish Top:    Satin
Construction:    Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
Back & Side Finish:    Satin
Bracing Pattern:    X-Brace
Scale Length:    25.4"
Brace Shape:    Scalloped
Fingerboard Width At Nut:    1 3/4''
Top Material:   Sitka Spruce
Neck Shape:    Modified Low Oval
Back Material:    Mahogany
Neck Taper:    High-Performance Taper
Side Material:    Mahogany
Electronics:   Optional
Recommended Strings:
Electronics Options:

Fishman Gold Plus Natural I

Fishman Infinity Matrix

Fishman Presys Plus

Fishman Ellipse Matrix Blend

LR Baggs Anthem


Top Color:    Whiskey Sunset Burst
Bridge Style:    Modern Straightline - Drop in Saddle
Binding:    Antique White
Bridge String Spacing:    2 5/32"
Top Inlay Material:    Black Stripe
Bridge Material:    Rosewood
Top Detail:    None
Bridge Pin Material:    Black Plastic
Pickguard:    Tortoise Pattern
Bridge Pin Dots:    None
Pickguard Inlay:    None
Saddle:    Compensated Bone
Rosette:    Multi-Stripe
Saddle Radius:    16"

Brace Material:    Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides Color:    Dark Mahogany
Brace Size:    5/16"
Back Detail:    None
Back Purfling/Strip:    None
Back Inlay Material:    None
Heelcap:    None
Side Detail:    None
Endpiece:    None
Side Inlay Material:    Black Stripe
Endpiece Inlay:    None

Neck Material:    Select Hardwood
Fingerboard Material:    Rosewood
Finish Neck:    Satin
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:    2 1/8''
Neck Color:    Dark Mahogany
Fingerboard Inlay Style:    1955 Style 18
Number of Frets Total:    20
Fingerboard Inlay Material:    Mother-of-Pearl
Neck Joins Body At:    14th Fret
Fingerboard Binding Material:    None
Side Dots:    Yellow

Headstock Shape:    Solid with Square Taper
Tuning Machines:    Golden Age Relic Nickel
Headplate Material:    Ebony
Knob:    Cream Plastic
Headplate Logo Style:    Script Authentic 1933 Overlay
Nut Material:    Bone
Headplate Binding Material:    None

Case:    Soft-Shell
Left Handed Availability:    Yes
Label:    None
Pleked:    Yes