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Breedlove Pursuit Concert Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

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The Pursuit Concert captures Breedlove’s distinctively crafted sound in an affordable package. Exuding an earthy, warm response from a light touch, the cedar-mahogany wood set is one of the most estee... Read More

Available 12-14-2016 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Overview

The Pursuit Concert captures Breedlove’s distinctively crafted sound in an affordable package. Exuding an earthy, warm response from a light touch, the cedar-mahogany wood set is one of the most esteemed tonewood combinations. The popular concert body top is made of solid cedar, producing mature tones that are detailed and pleasing. Mahogany graces the back and sides. Includes Fishman Isys+ electronics which features a 2-band EQ, phase filter, and built-in USB port for easy interfacing with recording software.

Comes with a gig bag.


Breedlove Concert Body
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.

Top Wood

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 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.

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 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.



Features Body
  • Body type: Concert
  • Cutaway: Single-cutaway
  • Top wood: Solid cedar
  • Back & sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Info not available
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Left handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp:Yes
  • Brand: Fishman
  • Configuration: Condensor mic
  • Preamp EQ: 2-band
  • Feedback filter: Phase
  • Tuner: Yes
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay: Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Chrome
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Info not available
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Pickup system has USB 
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Accessories: Truss-rod tool, Owner's manual
  • Country of origin: China
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BreedlovePursuit Concert Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

best in the marked not even my ttaylor 114e comes close

By roy

from brandon florida tampa

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • put elixir 11 52 the neck amazing like a fender
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Breedlove Pursuit Concert Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      the neck is is like a thin lless paul neck or better jet ac fender c shape neck guitars that cost should be twiice the price getttigp by a pro another soon ps it stays in tune!!!!!! selling the industry standarrd taylor ps have them set it up ELIXIRiir 11 52

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      5.0

      yes

      By oliver

      from fla tampa

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Venues

        Comments about Breedlove Pursuit Concert Left-Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        where is it made usa or china the guitar says china and the specks on guitar center says usa....no one can give me a strait answer .maybe its new labels put on a year old model.....

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