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Blueridge Historic Series BR-163CE 000 Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar   

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The BR-163CE is an extremely versatile instrument and is made from only the best materials with real modern features. It features a solid Sitka spruc...Read More

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OVERVIEW

A traditionally built instrument with all-solid tonewoods and Fishman electronics.

The BR-163CE is an extremely versatile instrument and is made from only the best materials with real modern features. It features a solid Sitka spruce top and solid rosewood back and sides for a well-balanced tone. The smaller body shape is extra comfortable and the Fishman transducer system make this one an excellent choice for performing on stage.

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
  • Choice solid East Indian rosewood sides and back
  • 000 body style
  • East Indian rosewood fingerboard, bridge, and bridge plate
  • Dalmatian tortoise pickguard
  • White plastic binding with fine Herringbone inlay trim
  • Slim mahogany neck has adjustable truss rod
  • Dovetail neck joint attached at the 14th fret
  • Rosewood peghead overlay adorned with a unique Mother-of-pearl and abalone design
  • Accurate vintage-style 14:1 ratio nickel-plated open-back tuners with butterbean-style buttons
  • Natural high-gloss finish with aging toner
  • Fishman Presys Blend under-saddle transducer
  • Small footprint
  • Volume control
  • Bass, Middle and Treble control knobs
  • Built-in tuner with LED display
  • Phase switch
  • Low battery indicator
  • Unique pivot design for instant 9-Volt battery access
  • Low profile control knobs
  • Onboard anti-feedback control (Notch)
  • Brilliance control for additional tone shaping

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SPECIFICATIONS

Historic Series BR-163CE 000 Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar

  • Nut Width: 1-11/16"
    Scale Length: 25.6"
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BlueridgeHistoric Series BR-163CE 000 Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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67%

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3.0

This guitar was damaged, (not blemished)

Pros

  • because I am a luthier I can do work on guitars.

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Blueridge Historic Series BR-163CE 000 Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I was told by salesman, the guitar was slightly blemished when in fact it needed some work in that the cracks were serious structually and the battery compartment was pushed thru to the inside of the guitar. When I spoke w/customer service they would not budge on the price so I sent it back.

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      (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A really well made guitar

      By Steve

      from White Plains, NY

      Pros

      • Beautiful finish
      • Great Acoustic Sound
      • Solid wood

      Cons

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          Comments about Blueridge Historic Series BR-163CE 000 Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          i got this as a less expensive acoustic guitar (i own a Martin D28) to travel with. wanted all wood, slightly smaller body size, cutaway, and acoustic-electric.

          i am very pleased with the quality and sound. looked at a lot of options, and settled on this. have had others (including my guitar teacher) look at and very impressed. love the smaller size. feels great

          musicians friend was pleasure to work with.

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          (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          VERY IMPRESSED!

          By Jbaxter792

          from Lou, Ky

          Comments about Blueridge Historic Series BR-163CE 000 Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          I *** NEVER *** thought I would buy a guitar without playing it first. I bought this after reading Internet reviews. This is by far the best guitar purchase I've ever made! Superior workmanship. I used to own a Martin EC Signature 000-28. This is very close to it! I highly recommend Blueridge guitars!

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