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Breedlove Discovery DSCA14SSMA Concertina Acoustic Guitar
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For those who want the comfort of a smaller body instruments or simply the beautiful tone of a parlor guitar without sacrificing volume, the Discover...Click To Read More About This Product
Ease of playability, great tone and extreme comfort in one small package.
For those who want the comfort of a smaller body instruments or simply the beautiful tone of a parlor guitar without sacrificing volume, the Discovery DSCA14SSMA Concertina acoustic may just be the guitar for you. The Concertina is Breedlove’s small body guitar, delivering a surprisingly clear, crisp and loud sound. Its 12-frets-to-the-body design makes it a joy to play. Extensive Sound Optimization engineering has resulted in a body shape that has a bigger sound and is more comfortable to play than a traditional parlor.
The Discovery DSCA14SSMA Concertina acoustic guitar comes with a hardshell case.
Sitka spruce, picea sitchensis, originates in the northwest United States. Sitka spruce has been the primary top wood for American-made instruments for decades. It is strong and light with extended harmonic content, and it nearly equals the power of Adirondack. It offers a strong, focused tone with a solid fundamental - perfect for flatpicking styles. When compared with European spruce, Sitka delivers warmer, more fundamental sound, largely free of overtones. Sitka takes a slightly longer period of playing time to open up. It has a straight uniform grain and coloration ranges from white to pink to light brown.
Breedlove guitars feature a slimmer neck profile, which enables comfortable play, even with smaller hands. The hand-rubbed, semi-gloss Breedlove neck finish also contributes to ideal playability. The labor-intensive finish process includes precise finish coat applications, fine sanding and hand buffing and rubbing.
Breedlove Pinless Bridge
The Breedlove Pinless Bridge helps maintain the integrity of the top by eliminating the need for six drilled string holes. The fewer holes in your soundboard, the more evenly the sound wave can move across the interior, without any loss of energy. The Breedlove Pinless Bridge also provides a gentler string-break angle from the bridge to the top of the saddle, reducing saddle strain. This innovative bridge also makes string changes a breeze. Plus, you’ll never again have to worry about lost, worn-out, or broken bridge pins.
Set Up and Quality Assurance in Bend, Oregon
The comprehensive quality control process provides the player with an instrument that will play perfectly right out of the box. Prior to shipment, every Breedlove instrument undergoes a rigorous 25-to-30-point inspection in Bend, Oregon by their expert U.S. quality control team. They start with a visual inspection: checking aesthetic and structural elements of the body and components for flaws. Next, each guitar is tuned and undergoes a play test, where our craftspeople check nut height, relief, action and string height. Based on the results of the play test, they are adjusted for maximum playability. Finally, each instrument is buffed and polished by hand with painstaking attention to detail. Once the instrument has passed inspection, a signed QC sticker is placed, and the instrument is carefully packed and shipped.
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Breedlove players around the world can attest: With consistent, proper care, your Breedlove will give you a lifetime of service – and inspiration. New Breedlove instruments, purchased through an authorized Breedlove dealer, are warrantied to be free of defects in materials and workmanship throughout the lifetime of the original owner. In addition to materials and workmanship, Breedlove offers a two-year warranty on tuning machines and electronics packages.
- Dovetail neck joint
- Sitka spruce top with sapele body
- Okume (mahogany) neck with ovangkol fingerboard
- Standard gig bag
- Designed and engineered in the USA
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- Body type: Concertina
- Cutaway: No
- Top wood: Sitka Spruce
- Back & sides: Sapele
- Bracing pattern: X Brace
- Body finish: Gloss Whiskey Burst
- Neck shape: C
- Nut width: 1-11/16"
- Fingerboard: Ovangkol
- Neck wood: Okume
- Scale length: 25"
- Number of frets: 18
- Neck finish: Satin
- Pickup/preamp: No
- Headstock overlay: Stained Basswood
- Tuning machines: Chrome Closed Gear
- Bridge: Ovangkol
- Saddle & nut: Graphite
- Number of strings: 6
- Special features: Body shape, size
- Case: Included
- Accessories: Saddle, Truss Wrench, Sticker
- Country of origin: China
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions (Opens in new window) for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.