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Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar  

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The Passport PLUS C250/SBe acoustic-electric guitar is inspired by the Breedlove Custom Shop C25 shape and voice. The C25 shape is highly versatile, comfortable and efficient “ Breedlove's top-selling... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Passport PLUS C250/SBe acoustic-electric guitar is inspired by the Breedlove Custom Shop C25 shape and voice. The C25 shape is highly versatile, comfortable and efficient “ Breedlove's top-selling shape for over 20 years. The PLUS C250/SBe model features the amazing tone of the bridge truss bracing system for sustain and complexity in each note. A solid Sitka Spruce top and exotic bubinga back and sides generate a warm tone with good projection and make this acoustic-electric guitar an excellent value.

The Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe has both advanced electronics and lighter weight bracing in the top and back for increased resonance. The Passport Active VTC pickup lets you be heard in any venue and a built-in chromatic tuner with back-lit screen makes it easy to stay in tune. A 9-Volt battery is easily accessed near the endpin area. Includes gig bag.

Breedlove Passport guitars are designed for ultimate portability without tonal sacrifice. These comfortable, easy to play acoustic guitars are the perfect choice for the musician on the move.

Includes gig bag.

Features
  • Full-sized C25 Shaped Body with 25.5" String Scale
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Top
  • Laminated Bubinga Back & Sides
  • Depth 4-9/16" at Tail Block, 3-1/2" at heel
  • Original Bridge Truss and scalloped bracing pattern
  • Cream Binding, top, back
  • Abalone Rosette
  • Centered Dot Position Markers
  • Glossy Finish
  • Breedlove Atlas Rosewood pinless Bridge
  • Rosewood Fretboard, Scale Length 650 mm (25.4") String Length with 21 Frets approximately with 14 frets to body
  • Nut Width 42 mm or 1-11/16", shallow C-shaped neck
  • Standard E Tuning
  • Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Double Acting Truss Rod, soundhole adjustable
  • Chrome Tuners
  • Passport VTC Active pickup
  • Chromatic Tuner with backlit screen for easy tuning
  • End pin area 9-volt battery access
  • D'Addario EXP16 Light Gauge Strings
  • Lightweight gig bag Included
  • Designed by Kim Breedlove
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BreedlovePassport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.8

(based on 13 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

I love this Guitar!! :D

I originally went into the store to purchase the Parkwood guitar and I noticed the Breedlove on the wall. So I just wanted to compare the two since they were about the same price....Read complete review

I originally went into the store to purchase the Parkwood guitar and I noticed the Breedlove on the wall. So I just wanted to compare the two since they were about the same price. I really like the Breedlove because: 1. The tuner if very nice, easy to read, and very accurate. 2. I like how it doesn't have bridge pins to loose! 3. The sound was so much better! I really love my Breedlove and wish I would have bought this guitar first to learn on instead of my Ibanez (I still like my Ibanez V70) just because of the sound quality!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good, but disappointing

I had longed for a new "quality" guitar since I bought a low-end guitar 2 years ago. I had grown tired of the buzzing noise of mine so I went to...Read complete review

I had longed for a new "quality" guitar since I bought a low-end guitar 2 years ago. I had grown tired of the buzzing noise of mine so I went to Guitar Center to purchase a new acoustic. When I went to buy one, I played this guitar. I have already tried Martins, Ibanez, Fender, Taylors, and other quality and non-quality guitars. When I heard this guitar, it was amazing and superb towards anything in my price range. I immediately bought it and brought it home. When I played it 2 days later, I started to hear buzz noises and had to inspect it. I realized that the truss bar was crooked and I had to bring it in to fix it. Then 2-3 days later after fixing it, I had to go and fix it again. So I started suspecting something, so I got it checked why it kept doing that. I found out that the guitar was a little damaged, so I had to return it and purchase a new one. This guitar has amazing sound, but I just hope that the quality build of it was a little more "quality."

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(14 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I love this Guitar!! :D

By Jeremy Bryan

from Mountlake Terrace, WA

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I originally went into the store to purchase the Parkwood guitar and I noticed the Breedlove on the wall. So I just wanted to compare the two since they were about the same price. I really like the Breedlove because: 1. The tuner if very nice, easy to read, and very accurate. 2. I like how it doesn't have bridge pins to loose! 3. The sound was so much better! I really love my Breedlove and wish I would have bought this guitar first to learn on instead of my Ibanez (I still like my Ibanez V70) just because of the sound quality!

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Guitar

By Kristian

from Torrance, CA

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I bought this guitar because I always liked Breedlove. Breedlove is known for having very well made expensive guitars and not so well made cheaper guitars. I can definitely say this is one of the cheaper well made Breedloves. The action on the fretboard is very low-tension and it is easy to play. It also has the very warm sound that I was looking for. GREAT Breedlove for the price.

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

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By Jeffrey Keller

from Atlanta, Ga

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

Good Quality Guitar for the price. Very nice sound without amp and when plugged in is fantastic. I like the lighted built -in tuner. The electronics is great. All around nice quality acoustic guitar for the buy.

(8 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Good, but disappointing

By Joshua U

from Buena Park, California

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I had longed for a new "quality" guitar since I bought a low-end guitar 2 years ago. I had grown tired of the buzzing noise of mine so I went to Guitar Center to purchase a new acoustic. When I went to buy one, I played this guitar. I have already tried Martins, Ibanez, Fender, Taylors, and other quality and non-quality guitars. When I heard this guitar, it was amazing and superb towards anything in my price range. I immediately bought it and brought it home. When I played it 2 days later, I started to hear buzz noises and had to inspect it. I realized that the truss bar was crooked and I had to bring it in to fix it. Then 2-3 days later after fixing it, I had to go and fix it again. So I started suspecting something, so I got it checked why it kept doing that. I found out that the guitar was a little damaged, so I had to return it and purchase a new one. This guitar has amazing sound, but I just hope that the quality build of it was a little more "quality."

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fantastic acoustic guitar

By Mike Miller

from Oklahoma City

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

If you are looking for an easy playing acoustic guitar with great tone, then look no further. I just can't say enough good things about this guitar. It has the bright sparkle of a Taylor with the full richness of a Martin. Maybe its the Breedlove bridge truss system or the exotic bubinga back and sides, but this guitar has great tone. I was also blown away with the on-board electronics. The backlit tuner makes alternate tuning a breeze and the L.R.Baggs pickup system sounds amazing. The guitar is extremely comfortable to sit and play for hours and the neck is quite possibly one of the best feeling shapes ever. It's not too thick nor is it to thin; it's not too wide nor is it too narrow, it's just right! You could spend a lot more on an acoustic guitar, but you wont find a better feeling or sounding one at any price.

(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

WOW nice guitar

By Kevy Kev

from St.Louis MO

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I saw this guitar and I never heard of the company before. I thought it had a nice look to it, so I picked it up. I was blown away at how easy it was to play the neck, so comfortable. I fell in love with the tone from this guitar. The sound was so fat and it was so warm. I realy liked the onboard tuner it was nice, digital and very sleek. I plugged it into a amp and it sounded even better. Pick yourself up on you can't go wrong.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good Value for the money

By Brad Floyd

from Portage Indiana.

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

The tone of this guitar is excellent for a guitar in this price range. The action is good and the set up was decent and really didn't need any attention. I was impressed with the tonal quality from the time I picked it up. The sustain of each note is incredible! I was looking for an every day guitar to use to try and keep some miles off my stage guitar as I like to keep that it in great condition. I was looking for something for every day use for playing and rehearsing, as well as a guitar that I could use on stage as a back up. For a guitar under $600 this guitar does all of that as well as is pleasing to the eye as well as the ear. The fit and finish of this guitar is awesome at this price point. I love my Taylor 814CE as my dream guitar that I use on stage, and this Breedlove gives me something for every day use with a tone that is pleasing and a finish that is beautiful to look at. I was pleased with this for something that is not American made. Great job on this guitar at this price. The only negative thing I have to say is the gig bag they provide for this guitar is not very good protection, so I bought a hard shell case to protect it while traveling with it.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My Baby

By Joseph G

from Lock Haven, PA

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I recently bought this guitar hoping to upgrade from my old Bentley acoustic. I tried out dozens of guitars from the $300 range all the way up to $1000. I can honestly say that this guitar out-shined the rest by a large margin. Although the built in tuner is nice, it was the sound that did it for me in the end. The guitar has a nice clean ring to it that I didn't find on Taylor's and Martin's twice it's price. I find this guitar to be an incredible deal for any starving college student (or pretty much anyone short on cash) who wants a quality guitar. I literally cannot say enough about this guitar. It has quickly become my baby. I fully recommend this guitar

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great sound

By Eric Rossok

from Indianapolis, IN

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

The tone and "feel" of this guitar outshined all the guitars I played at GC. I played Martins, Taylors, and Seagull guitars, this Breedlove was the one that I really liked. I was looking for a great sounding guitar that felt really good to play. This guitar fits like a glove. The tuner and electronics are an added bonus.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love the Breedlove

By Matthew Shipley

from Greenville, SC

Comments about Breedlove Passport PLUS C250/SBe Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I went to purchase a particular guitar that I researched and found. Upon my curious nature, I was introduced to this instrument and have never looked back. The guitar is a new instrument to me, and this guitar has made the experience unforgettable in a very good way. I would recommend this guitar to anyone.

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