Breedlove Solo Concert Acoustic Guitar w/ Rosewood Back/Sides, Cedar Top & LR Baggs Stage Pro Pickup

Item # GTSSOLOC
| Mfg # SOLOCONCERT
| UPC # 875934005731
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For the singer-songwriter, the combination of rosewood and cedar create the quintessential Breedlove sound: clearly defined notes with a long sustain. Crafted to help players accurately hear their instrument when playing, the Breedlove Solo Concert acoustic-electric is optimized for solo songwriting, but also capably handles recording and performance. The solid Western red cedar top is paired with an East Indian rosewood body to generate bright and clearly articulated single notes. The Breedlove Monitor side sound hole projects sound directly toward the ear, allowing guitarists to hear their performance with an entirely new dimension of clarity and detail. Designed, engineered, and quality-controlled in Bend, Oregon, U.S.A. Crafted in China.

Body Shape

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 Bridge Truss

The Breedlove Bridge Truss (BBT) reduces tension on the soundboard of the guitar, so the top wood is able to vibrate more freely, producing remarkable sustain, balance, and clarity. The BBT also allows for a thinner graduated top, thereby allowing Breedlove craftsmen to bring out the optimal sound from the top wood without sacrificing structural stability. Relieving much of the string tension from the bridge prevents “bridge belly,” ensuring top stability for decades. Guitar strings can exert up to 230 pounds of pull from the nut to the bridge. Traditional methods for preventing top bowing at the bridge usually involve heavy internal bracing and thicker tops. The BBT compensates for this pressure in an innovative way: The BBT is mounted to the bridge from the inside and is connected into the tail block of the guitar, pulling downward on the underside of the bridge to distribute some of the tension, relieving pressure on the top. The resulting tonal effect on BBT-equipped guitars is more resonance and livelier sound with enhanced overtones.

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, especially on 12 strings. Plus, you’ll never again have to worry about lost, worn-out, or broken bridge pins.

Breedlove Neck

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.

Specifications: 
  • Body Type: Concert
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Solid Wood Top: Solid red cedar
  • Back & Sides: Rosewood
  • Top Finish: Gloss
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • # Frets: 20
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16"
  • Tuners Hardware: Chrome
  • Lower Bout Width: 15"
  • Waist Width: 9"
  • Upper Bout Width: 11 1/4"
  • Body Length: 20"
  • Body Depth: 4.25"
  • String Gauge: D'Addario EXP 16
  • Pickup: LR Baggs Stage Pro
  • Bridge: Pinless original
  • Binding: Black
  • Inlay: Offset dots
  • Case: Deluxe gigbag
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