You might consider looking under the hood (or having someone do it for you) to check the braces. A loose brace or two can completely muffle the sound of an acoustic guitar.
: Why does my Martin 000M sound dead? It's been
: like that. Today, I restrung it with Martin
: Lifespan SP bronze light gauge (.012-.054)
: strings, and it still sounds dead. Dead is
: the only way I can describe it. Not very
: bright at all and seems like no sustain. Do
: I need a new bridge? Nut? It's a spruce top
: and laminated hog back and sides if that
: makes a difference.
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