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The Perfect Travel Guitar? A Look at the Little Martin LX1 & LXM
CATEGORY: Product News
2/7/2018

Little Martin Acoustic Guitars


Everyone needs a great "little" guitar. They are great for travel, bonfires or simply having in the living room for an impromptu jam session.  But can a little guitar actually sound good and feel great? The answer is a resounding yes with the LXM and LX1 Little Martin Guitars.

Little Martins are awesome guitars that are the perfect choice to add to your guitar arsenal. Little Martins feature a full 20 frets (with the neck hitting the body at the 14th fret) and a modified 0 body shape. 

Both the Little Martin LX1 and LXM feature an HPL (High-Pressure Laminate) mahogany back and sides, but differ with the material used for the top of the guitar.  The LXM uses an HPL top while the LX1 has a solid spruce top. 


Which one is for me?


The HPL top on the LXM is tough as nails. HPL is much less susceptible to temperature and humidity. It is one of those guitars that can take a beating and keep on going. If your intent is to use the guitar extensively outdoors or in a variable climate, the LXM may be the choice for you. 

The LX1 features a solid spruce top, which produces a more robust tone, and will have it's tone improve as the wood ages. If you intend to have this guitar around the house as a quick grab and go instrument, the LX1 may be the right choice for you. 

Both of these great guitars ship with a Marin Gig bag and will provide years of enjoyment. 

To try out a Little Martin Acoustic, visit us in Bozeman Montana, or get an in-hand review by giving us a call at (406) 587-4761

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