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Posted By: Will Fly
21-Oct-18 - 11:37 AM
Thread Name: Is it still an old Martin?
Subject: RE: Is it still an old Martin?
high pressure laminate (formica) tops

Guitars made with HPL usually have the back and sides made from HPL - the tops ae usually spruce.

It's also worth remembering that the more the wood moves by being played, the mellower and richer it will usually sound. So, longevity may help here.