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Breedlove Breedlove Premier Dreadnought Mahogany Acoustic Guitar | Natural Gloss

Code: Breedlove Premier Dreadnought Mahogany Acoustic Guitar | Natural Gloss
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    This Specific guitar delivers amazing sound quality and it would be ideal for any professional guitar player or regular player this guitar also features a dreadnought body style

    Breedlove Premier Dreadnought Mahogany Acoustic Guitar | Natural Gloss

    For the enthusiast and working musician, the Premier Dreadnought Mahogany is designed to deliver a big dreadnought voice with additional low-end presence. A marriage of tradition and innovation, it offers the outstanding projection and deep voice associated with world-class dreadnoughts, but with added balance across the strings thanks to the graduated Sitka top. The East Indian rosewood back and sides deliver a profound bass response for players who want more oomph in the low end.

    Body Shape
    Breedlove set out to enhance the traditional dreadnought sound, and the results are evident. If you’re inspired by the familiarity of a dread, but are looking for more nuance and richness than usual, the Breedlove Dreadnought delivers. The shape is slightly more rounded than traditional dreadnoughts and produces beautifully full, punchy, and articulate tones. It also provides excellent projection and articulation, so it excels in any ensemble. The hand-graduated top provides the balance and clarity that make this one of the most innovative and expressive-sounding dreadnoughts on the market.
    Graduated Top
    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 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 Neck
    Breedlove guitar necks 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.
    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.
    Back and Side Woods
    Indian rosewood, dalbergia latifolia, originates in India and southern Iran. Indian rosewood has been the standard rosewood choice for decades. It is often associated with the great dreadnoughts, and is an amazingly neutral wood that takes its personality from the player. Well-balanced lows, mids, and highs make it a natural for many styles. For the past 30 years, a vast majority of high-end steel-string and classical guitars have been made from Indian rosewood. It is famous for rich basses and a clear treble response with well-balanced lows, mids, and highs. It is a black-streaked wood with coloration that usually leans toward purplish brown, and then oxidizes to a rich brown color.

    Specs

    • Body Type: Dreadnought
    • Neck Wood: Sapele
    • Solid Wood Top: Solid Sitka spruce
    • Solid Wood Back/Sides: Solid Honduran mahogany
    • Finish/Colour: Gloss with aged toner
    • Fretboard: Ebony
    • # Frets: 21
    • Nut Width: 1-3/4"
    • Tuners Hardware: Breedlove, nickel
    • Lower Bout Width: 16"
    • Waist Width: 10 5/8"
    • Upper Bout Width: 11 5/8"
    • Body Length: 21"
    • Body Depth: 4"
    • String Gauge: D'Addario EXP 17
    • Pickup: Fishman Ultra-Tone
    • Bridge: Delta bridge, African ebony
    • Binding: Tortoise
    • Inlay: Premier dots

     


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Review Summary - 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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Yamaha PSR-F50 Bundle

Really like this keyboard, perfect for my 5 year old who is just learning to play the keyboard.
Also definitely good value for money as I got a stand and stool with the package

December 28, 2016 |

Yamaha PSR-F50 Bundle

Good features for me as I am an absolute beginner. Build quality quite good and piano sound is excellent which is mainly what I bought it for. Bought as a package deal with stand and seat which for under £100 is fantastic value. Don,t know how it compares with similar products as i have not heard any others. Hope to progress to a piano within next year or two, perhaps Yamaha NP32.

October 6, 2016 |

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