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Blueridge Historic Series BR-140 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar   

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Traditional bracing with solid mahogany back and sides give the BR-140 a pure vintage sound. This understated yet, elegant guitar has a sound and vib...Read More

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OVERVIEW

A versatile guitar with all-solid tonewoods and deluxe inlays.

Traditional bracing with solid mahogany back and sides give the BR-140 a pure vintage sound. This understated yet, elegant guitar has a sound and vibe that's perfect for any style of acoustic music. At a price that's hard to beat, it has fine black and white top purfling with original abalone and pearl inlay work on the headstock that are touches of fine art. Other features include all solid Honduran mahogany back and sides and solid Sitka spruce top.

Blueridge is an offshoot of the South San Francisco-based Saga Musical Instrument Company. Blueridge specializes in "traditional" guitars that offer today's player vintage styling with modern performance at a level of quality and price that compares favorably to historic guitars. Each instrument is the result of detailed research and is carefully crafted at the Blueridge factory. Consistency is evident throughout, from the fretwork to the intricate inlays that adorn each Blueridge headstock.

FEATURES
  • Select, solid Sitka spruce top with hand-carved parabolic top braces in authentic prewar forward X-pattern
  • Solid mahogany sides and back with inlaid center sripe
  • East Indian Rosewood fingerboard, bridge, and bridge plate
  • Sagas exclusive Dalmatian tortoise pickguard
  • B/W/B plastic binding with fine black and white purfling on soundboard
  • Slim mahogany neck has adjustable truss rod and dovetail neck joint
  • Nut and saddle are made from bone
  • Rosewood peghead overlay adorned with a unique mother-of-pearl and abalone design
  • Natural high-gloss finish with aging toner for the perfect vintage look
  • Accurate vintage-style 14:1 ratio nickel-plated open-back tuners with butterbean-style buttons

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SPECIFICATIONS

Historic Series BR-140 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

  • Nut width: 1 11/16 inch
  • Scale length: 25.6 inch
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BlueridgeHistoric Series BR-140 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Consistent (4)
  • Fun to play (4)
  • Good audio (4)
  • Good feel (4)
  • Stays in tune (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (4)
  • Practicing (4)
  • Recording (3)
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Beautiful, Quality Awesome sounding, playing dreadnought.

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from Greensboro, North Carolina

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Pros

  • Beautiful
  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Quality Crafted Guitar
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

  • None-tickled Pink So Far

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording

Comments about Blueridge Historic Series BR-140 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

This is my third Blueridge guitar. Musician's Friend consistently sends me flawless, first quality instruments. If anyone has any doubt, Blueridge guitars are first rate, beautifully crafted, beautiful looking, great playing as well as sonically wonderful instruments. For those researching and conflicted over their purchase, I also own a Martin MMV dreadnaught and have played D18s, D28s, HD28s and am amazed at what beautifully crafted, perfect and awesome sounding guitars they all are. I feel the exact same way about my Blueridge guitars. As a patriotic American I wish all my guitars were American made, but I have to live within my means and my desire to play the very best I can afford. This is a great guitar, comparable to the very best and most expensive. Go for it. I also own a Blueridge BR-140A and BR-160 and this review would also describe them accurately. They all have rich warm bass, perfect mid-range and bright, even, and sparkling highs. I've learned that for my tastes medium gauge strings are best on dreadnaughts and the thickness of your picks determine the warmth and/or brightness of your sound. Experiment with different strings and picks till you find which combinations you like. I believe you are sure to like your new Blueridge BR-140.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent guitar

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from Tryon, NC

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Pros

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

Cons

  • NONE

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Blueridge Historic Series BR-140 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

Excellent sound for the price. It's certainly no Martin, but it's pretty close for it's price range. Surprisingly close. It's loud. The mahogany back and sides give the nice vintage sound. It's light and resonant. Can't wait to hear what it sounds like years down the road, after the wood has really "opened up." Perfect for flatpicking and strumming. I wanted a guitar that had nice bassy lows and shimmering trebly highs. This guitar fit the bill perfectly after I changed the light strings that came on it and put some mediums. I've had mine for about 3 weeks now and I love it.

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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Guitar without Breaking the Bank

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from Whittier,NC

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Blueridge Historic Series BR-140 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

    Great value for someone not wanting to spend a lot of money on a Martin,Gibson or Taylor. Sound is very good and the neck feels very nice. I would highly recommend.

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    (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Full, rich tone!

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    from Westport, MA

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Blueridge Historic Series BR-140 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

      First on-line instrument purchase. Didn't think I'd ever buy a guitar without playing it. Played other Blueridge models ( and was impressed) but wanted the one that was closest to my favorite, yet out of reach D18. Ordered the BR 140 as I couldn't find it anywhere. It arrived well packaged. I tuned it and that's it. Perfect! Sounds and plays even better than I expected. Rich, full tone. Great for all styles. Nice feel. Easy to play.

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