Tag Archives: HD-28


Martin HD-28 MV (Hot Rod) Custom – Our Best Selling Model

Our most popular & best-selling Music Villa (Hot Rod) Custom model is back and better than ever!! Today, we’re happy to welcome back the original Martin HD-28 MV Custom. You won’t believe the difference these simple upgrades make… It’s available in Natural or Sunburst. We currently have 3 natural and 1 sunburst available and ready […]


Gibson J-29 vs Martin HD-28 SS

Today we compare 2 of the most popular acoustic guitars… the Gibson J-29 vs the Martin HD-28 (short scale). Which would you choose? Similarities: Sitka spruce top Scalloped X-bracing Rosewood back & sides Mahogany neck 1 11/16 inch nut width 24 3/4 inch scale length Differences: Gibson J-29: Rosewood bridge Tusq saddle C-profile neck Rosewood fingerboard […]


Martin HD-28 vs Gibson J-29 – Is the J-29 REALLY one better?

Today, it’s the heavyweight matchup of the year, of the decade, of the century (maybe)! It’s the Martin HD-28 vs Gibson J-29 – and rumor has it, the Gibson is named J-“29” because it’s one better than the D-“28” … Do you agree with this statement? Leave us a comment, we’d love to hear your thoughts! Similarities: […]


Martin HD-28 vs HD-35 – Which Acoustic is Better?

Today, we compare 2 powerhouse Martin acoustics…. the HD-28 vs HD-35. In your opinion, which acoustic is better? Similarities: Sitka spruce tops East Indian Rosewood back & sides Low-profile mahogany necks Ebony fingerboards w/ dot inlay 1 11/16 inch bone nuts Grover rotomatic tuners Differences: Martin HD-28: 5/16 inch (standard placement) scalloped bracing 2-piece back Price: $2,699 […]