Excerpt: If you have the means to scrounge up 800 dollars and want a good acoustic buy this one because for quality like this in many other brands you would have to spend well over 1000 dollars. [ read more on Audiofanzine ] In short, I feel betrayed by Guitar Center and C.F. Martin. They sell these under the "legendary" and "classic" labels yet knowing full well they won't last. I thought I'd done due diligence in researching prior to purchase but I guess not enough.
Excerpt: very good guitar for the money. It is an awesome guitar for folk and acoustic rock. It sounds awesome and looks great. [ read more on Audiofanzine ] Amazing that modern design and construction can bring such a quality versatile instrument into a price bracket that makes them accessible to many more people. Wish they'd had these when I was a kid! [ read more on Audiofanzine ] I am glad I found the D16GT, I paid about the same as if I would have ordered the D1.