Martin HD-28 MV Custom Sunburst


Available on backorder

Product Description

The Martin HD28 has long been one of Martin’s top selling guitars. The scuttlebutt on the streets and among guitarists is that it’s the best SOUNDING Martin guitar too. So with all of this great fan feedback for this legendary guitar, we decided to mess around with a good thing to see if we could make it even better. 

This Music Villa exclusive Martin guitar is a power-house acoustic only available from Music Villa in beautiful Bozeman, Montana.

  • Model: HD-28 Custom Sunburst
  • Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Top: Sitka Spruce Top sanded to .105″
  • Rosette: Style 28
  • Top Bracing Pattern: Golden Era Style in Standard Placement (scalloped)
  • Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16”
  • Back Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Back Purfling: HD Zig-Zag
  • Side Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Endpiece: White Boltaron
  • Endpiece Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
  • Binding: White Boltaron
  • Top Inlay Style: Bold Herringbone
  • Back Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
  • Neck Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Low Profile
  • Nut Material: 1 11/16″  Bone Nut on Angle
  • Headstock: Solid/Diamond/Square Taper
  • Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood /Raised Gold Foil
  • Heelcap: White Boltaron
  • Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Scale Length: 25.4”
  • Number of Frets Clear: 14
  • Number of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1-11/16”
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2-1/8”
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: Style 28
  • Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
  • Finish Top: Polished Gloss
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Bridge Style: Belly
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/8”
  • Saddle: 16” Radius/Compensated/Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage Style Butter Bean
  • Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
  • Bridge & End Pins: White w/ Black Dots
  • Pickguard: Upgraded
  • Case: Martin Hardshell



  1. :

    I have to say that every HD28 MV I have ever tried has been slightly different, but has had something extra to my ears over the standard HD28s. I bought a non-sunburst one and it is a joy to play. I do not know whether it is the tone or the feel, but it is just plain fun. Adding a sunburst is killer…. keep up the good work.

  2. :

    The HD-28 MV is awesome! The extra sanding of the top really makes it quite responsive for both lighter and heavier strumming.
    It’s really nicely balanced and is my go to acoustic!
    It is a clear notch above a standard HD-28 IMHO.

  3. :

    My HD-28 MV Sunburst came in today. It is so sweet!! I m so happy I went with the MV. It has that little extra somethin’ that the regular HD-28 does not have. To me the difference is night and day. And I know some people hate on the sunburst, but I love it…especially with the herringbone trim. It looks awesome, feels awesome, and plays awesome!!

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