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Blueridge BR160CE Historic Series Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Dreadought Guitar
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The pre-war inspired BR160CE Herringbone dreadnought has it all...now including a deep cutaway! This acoustic electric guitar's great sound and gre...Read More
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The pre-war inspired BR160CE Herringbone dreadnought has it all...now including a deep cutaway! This acoustic electric guitar's great sound and great looks have made it one of the most desirable guitars in production today. And now with the cutaway offering greater accessibility to the higher frets, the BR-160CE is sure to attract even more attention. All that plus a state-of-the-art Fishman Prefix Plus pickup system with onboard EQ makes it ready for any musical setting.
- Select solid Sitka spruce top with hand-carved parabolic top braces in authentic prewar forward X-pattern
- Solid, Select Indian rosewood back and sides with center strip of delicate wood marquetry
- White body binding with delicate herringbone inlay around top
- Deep cutaway body design for easy access to upper frets
- Slim mahogany neck with dovetail neck joint has adjustable truss rod
- Rosewood bridge and bridge plate
- Rosewood peghead overlay adorned with a unique Mother-of-pearl and abalone design
- Saga's exclusive Dalmation style pickguard
- Natural high-gloss finish with agied toner
- Accurate vintage-style 14:1 ratio nickel-plated open-back tuners with butterbean-style buttons
- Nut and saddle are made from bone
- Nut width: 1 11/16"
- Scale length: 25.5"
- Fishman Prefix Plus pickup system with onboard EQ.
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I recently purchased a Blueridge BR160CE with deluxe hardshell case. From the moment I strummed my first chord, I was overwhelmed by the deep, rich tones that rang out from the guitar...and when I plugged into my Fender Acoustasonic 30 amp, it was everything I had hoped for and more. The craftsmanship is totally top-notch....not a flaw to be found. Alot of my guitar-playing friends talk about "breaking in" a new guitar.....this one felt perfect right from the start, and the "historic" aged wood look with herringbone trim is breath-taking. I'm 63 years old and I've owned countless high-end instruments over the last 40-50 years, but this one is the proverbial "keeper!"
This is one of the best acoustic guitars I've played. For the first time ever, the out of the box set-up was fantastic. I just changed to my favorite strings and that's it. This is one of the loudest dreds I've played. I absolutely love the heavy lows and crystal like highs that this guitar creates. It seems that most people go for guitars with a stronger midrange sound. If you want something that will give haunting lows with great overtones, this is the one. The cosmetics are very nice. I like the herringbone body binding better than the abolone on the BR-180. Pictures of the headstock inlay seemed gaudy until I saw them in person. The inlays are actually very nice. The only negatives are that the tuners should be upgraded to 18:1's instead of the 14:1's that come stock. And what's up guitar companys not installing a strap button at the heel? I don't like tying a strap to the headstock and it's annoying to have to pay extra to install one strap button. Overall it's become my favorite acoustic by far.
This guitar is a absolute joy to play.I have spent thousands of dollers trying to find the one guitar that feels and sounds like this one. Although I have the BR160 it is made the same just without the cutaway and pickup.Blueridge guitars are exactly what they clam to be!It's tone and playability are exceptional!! Try one out I promise you won't be sorry. Great job Blueridge!!!!