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Blueridge Contemporary Series BR-42 000 Acoustic Guitar   

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The Blueridge BR-42 acoustic guitar offers big tone in a small package! The 12-fret neck and standard OOO body yield a deep and unique tone that you ...Read More

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A big sound at an affordable price.

The Blueridge BR-42 acoustic guitar offers big tone in a small package! The 12-fret neck and standard OOO body yield a deep and unique tone that you won't get with another model. The select, solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides produce a clear, crisp tone that records well. A slim, fast mahogany neck and a beautiful natural gloss finish highlight the superb value that makes the Blueridge BR-42 a great buy!

FEATURES
  • Select, solid Sitka spruce top
  • Mahogany back and sides
  • Hand-carved parabolic braces in the authentic prewar forward X-pattern
  • 000 body size with a 12th-fret body joint
  • East Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge
  • Carved mahogany, low profile neck with dove-tail neck joint
  • Peghead overlay of choice rosewood
  • Natural high-gloss finish
  • Ornate mother-of-pearl peghead and fingerboard inlays
  • Bone nut and saddle
  • Back center strip of delicate wood marquetry
  • White 5-ply body binding (W/B/W/B/W)
  • Black pickguard
  • Accurate vintage-style 14:1 ratio nickel-plated open-back tuners with butterbean-style buttons
  • Nut width: 1 3/4 inch
  • Scale length: 25.6 inch
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BlueridgeContemporary Series BR-42 000 Acoustic Guitar
 
4.0

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5.0

I would buy this guitar again.

By CC.

from Wilmington Island Ga.

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Blueridge Contemporary Series BR-42 000 Acoustic Guitar:

    this guitar is a pickers dream.Love the slim neck and smooth action. Pretty good rite out of the box. Flawless finish work, Very Impressive.

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    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Okay...Not Great

    By ScottMac

    from Rocky Mountains

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Nice Size With Okay Sound

    Cons

    • Poor Construction
    • Requires Constant Tuning

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Blueridge Contemporary Series BR-42 000 Acoustic Guitar:

    I probably would not purchase another Blueridge without playing it in person first. This is the second one I've owned of this body size. The BR-42 has an okay sound, but I wouldn't call it 'rich' or 'full bodied'.

    The neck humps up where it joins the body. Not all BR guitars are the same, but I'd never buy another one without making sure the neck wasn't dead straight at this point. Lowering the action from the mile-high factory setting only creates buzzing.

    For the money, I'd save a little more and get a lower end Larrivee or Taylor.

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