.........and, as promised, a couple of pictures. My Martin MMV arrived at about 11:15 this morning via UPS. I've checked every square mm on it and can't find a thing wrong. Absolutely spotless of any glue residue on the inside. It's got some pretty nice silking in the spruce top.......doesn't show up in the pics very well, but it's there and I like it. And........it smells nice, too! the best thing about it is.........IT'S MINE! ALL MINE!!
The action on is just a tad over 3mm on the low E and just a tad under 3mm on the high e, but I'm not gonna do a thing to it until it's fully acclimated to its new home. For now, it plays and sounds just great to my old ears. Besides, I'm pretty sure it's got medium strings on it now and those will more than likely get changed to Martin PB lights in the very near future. I'm also gonna hold off on activating the warranty on it for a few days.
One thing I noticed, apparently Martin doesn't include a truss rod allen wrench anymore. That's OK since I've got a couple of those laying around. I'm just happy about it not getting banged up in shipping. All is well. I hope I live to enjoy this guitar for a loooooooong time!