NAMM 2012 Video: Martin 000C Nylon Model Guitar

Guitar World paid a visit to the C. F. Martin & Co. booth at last week's 2012 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim to check out several new Martin models -- including the 000C Nylon.

In this video, Martin's Chris Thomas explains the new model, which comes equipped with a Fishman F1 analog pickup system and is a clever hybrid between a steel-string and nylon-string classical guitar (Check out the trad headstock and long, classical-style bridge).

For more info, be sure to check out the video below.

For more about C. F. Martin & Co., visit their official website. And be sure to check out all the latest NAMM videos, photos and new-product information at our special NAMM 2012 page.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.