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Martin Steel String Backpacker Guitar

Steel String Backpacker Guitar
  • £299.00

For their size, both the original steel-string style and the nylon string classical model have a surprisingly rich and loud tone, due primarily to the combination of a lightly braced solid tonewood top with a select tonewood neck, back and sides. With padded gig bag. Supplied with our Martin 'Heritage Centre' set-up and the full Martin Guitars UK Warranty and Guarantee.
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Buy your Martin Steel String Backpacker Guitar from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Ruggedly built to withstand the rigours of outdoor situations such as camping, hiking and summer music festivals. Supplied in a padded nylon carrying bag, Martin backpackers possess all the characteristics of their full-sized counterparts in a small lightweight package.



Model:Steel String Backpacker Guitar

Construction:Unique To Backpacker

Body Size:Unique To Backpacker

Top:Solid Spruce


Top Bracing Pattern:Unique To Backpacker

Top Braces:Solid Spruce

Back Material:Solid Tonewoods

Back Purfling:none

Side Material:Solid Tonewood


Endpiece Inlay:none


Top Inlay Style:none

Side Inlay:none

Back Inlay:none

Neck Material:Solid Hardwood

Neck Shape:Unique Contour

Nut Material:Corian




Fingerboard Material:Richlite

Scale Length:24''

Number of Frets Clear:15

Number of Frets Total:15

Fingerboard Width at Nut:1-11/16''

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:2-1/8''

Fingerboard Position Inlays:1 at 5th & 2 at 12th

Fingerboard Binding:none

Finish Back & Sides:Hand Rubbed Finish

Finish Top:Hand Rubbed Finish

Finish Neck:Hand Rubbed Finish

Bridge Material:Richlite

Bridge Style:Unique To Backpacker Steel String

Bridge String Spacing:2.187''

Saddle:16'' radius/Compensated/Tusq

Tuning Machines:Chrome w/ Small Buttons

Recommended Strings:Martin Extra Light 80/20 Bronze (M170)

Bridge & End Pins:White with Black Dots/Chrome Strap Button


Case:Padded Combo Bag

Interior Label:Paper Label

Electronics:Not available as an option


Category Travel Guitars
Instrument Top Spruce
Instrument Body Type All Solid
Instrument Body Shape Travel
Cutaway No
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Padded Gig Bag
Instrument Headstock Type Solid
Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.


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