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Breedlove Journey Concert Black Cherry FS E Western Red Cedar - Brazilian Rosewood Acoustic-Electric Guitar
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This may be the best value Heritage Breedlove crafts in Bend, Oregon. Pairing Western red cedar with fully documented Brazilian rosewood gives the wa...Click To Read More About This Product
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Extremely limited edition model made from fully documented Brazilian rosewood.
This may be the best value Heritage Breedlove crafts in Bend, Oregon. Pairing Western red cedar with fully documented Brazilian rosewood gives the warmth of cedar with profound bass and accentuated treble of the Brazilian rosewood. The Breedlove Bridge Truss enables blossoming notes that make this one of the sweetest fingerstyle instruments we have made. Due to Breedlove's limited selection, this is a limited edition of 20 that will grow in value.
The Breedlove Concert is the original Breedlove shape. It first appeared in 1992, and has been the best-selling Breedlove body shape ever since. Designed specifically for the fingerstylist to be well balanced, compact and comfortable to play, it generates a wonderfully articulate range of tone with an ample low end that is never boomy, but always felt. The unique construction also allows the Concert to sing even at a full strum. If you’re a fingerstylist, or are seeking an instrument to use as vocal accompaniment, this is the shape for you. The Concert is engineered to provide exceptional sustain with a pronounced bass response, both of which can be achieved with a light touch. The graduated top works in harmony with the Breedlove Bridge Truss to provide an even response throughout the lows, mids, and highs, with sustain, and clear, concise, note-for-note projection.
Breedlove graduated tops, featured on select models, contribute stunning balance from lows to highs. How? Graduated tops are slightly thicker on the treble side, balancing the higher energy treble frequencies with the lower energy bass frequencies traveling through the thinner bass side. The result: clearer, cleaner highs and stable, resonant lows. Because no two soundboards are exactly the same, Breedlove craftsmen evaluate each top for stiffness and density, and then graduate it accordingly. The amount of graduation is customized for each individual instrument. The top is sanded to the precise graduated thickness to achieve optimal flexibility and stiffness. This hands-on process is one of the major contributors to the Breedlove sound.
Breedlove guitars feature a slimmer neck profile, which enables comfortable play, even with smaller hands. Unlike traditional dovetail neck joints that require major surgery for a neck re-set, it is easy to adjust the play action and neck angle with the Breedlove bolt-on neck and single-action truss rod. The hand-rubbed, semi-gloss Breedlove neck finish contributes to ideal playability – the finish process alone takes three days, including precise finish coat applications, fine sanding, and hand buffing and rubbing.
The asymmetrical headstock is featured on CM, Concert, Auditorium and 12-string body shapes. This headstock isn’t just a pretty shape – it’s specifically designed to keep the strings in a straight, even line from the nut to the tuning pegs. The result is even tension, stable tuning, and ease of alternate tuning.
Body type: Concert/O
Top wood: Western Red Cedar
Back & sides: Brazilian Rosewood
Bracing pattern: Info not available
Body finish: Black Cherry Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: Slim
Nut width: 1.75 in. (44.45 mm)
Fingerboard: African Ebony
Neck wood: Honduran Mahogany
Scale length: info not available
Number of frets: 20
Neck finish: Semi-gloss
Brand: L.R. Baggs
Configuration: Undersaddle piezo
Preamp EQ: 2-band
Feedback filter: Notch, Phase
Headstock overlay: Info not available
Tuning machines: Gotoh 510 Gold with ebony buttons
Bridge: African Ebony
Saddle & nut: Bone
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: None
Case: Hardshell Case
Country of origin: United States
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