New: Westside Custom Sapele Editions

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Introducing two new models to the Westside Custom Series, the 000X1SAE and the DX1SAE: designed exclusively for the UK by Westside Distribution.

Inspired by the resurgence of classic ‘workhorse’ guitars like the 00015M and D15M, the 000X1SAE and DX1SAE are the first in a range of guitars utilising the understated beauty and  warmth of tone associated with Sapele, combined with modern X Series design and build.


000X1SAE (Sapele Custom Edition #1): This classic ‘000’ shaped acoustic electric model features a solid sapele top and black HPL back and sides. Select additional appointments include inlaid rosette, delmar pickguard and Custom Edition label. A fishman Sonitone system provides great tone when plugged in. The 000X1SAE comes equipped with SP Lifespan Strings and is sure to please players of all levels with its ease of playability and great tone whether playing at home or on the stage.Custom-Sapele-Edition-II_full-600

DX1SAE (Sapele Custom Edition #2): build on Martin’s iconic dreadnought shape, the DX1SAE acoustic-electric model  features a solid Sapele top and black HPL back and sides. The birch laminate, low profile neck is easy to play and complements the warm coloured hue of the sapele; a delmar pickguard adds the finishing touch to this aesthetic beauty. Equipped with Fishman Sonitone electronics for a great dynamic sound and long life SP Lifespan strings.

Availability: Both guitars are available in UK Martin dealers now, priced £599.

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