This guitar is discounted 15% and factory stamped as B-Stock due to cosmetic imperfections. A small ding in the guitar's lower bout on the treble side (which can be seen in included photos) and some scratching near the treble side of the sound hole. Guitar is covered under warranty.
OREGON CONCERT E GUITARS
For the musician seeking well-rounded balance with the unique look, midrange fullness, depth, clarity, and liveliness of locally sourced myrtlewood. A surprising Breedlove crafted from Northwest body woods, the Oregon Concert is wonderfully alive with tone. The hardrock maple neck, myrtlewood body, and Sitka spruce top combine to deliver accentuated depth and clarity across the tonal spectrum.
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.
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.
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.
BACK AND SIDE WOODS
Myrtlewood,umbellularia californica, formerly oreodaphne californica, originates in the western United States in Northern California and Oregon. Myrtlewood offers a strong fundamental with a powerful voice. Similar to maple, it has a clear and bright voice with superb projection and sustain, and offers a full and balanced sound. A versatile non-traditional tonewood, it is a favorite for many styles of playing. Myrtle has very unique and widely varied figure – no two sets are alike. Coloration ranges from blonde to taupe.
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.
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, purchased through an authorized Breedlove dealer, 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. Cases and bags are subject to a one-year warranty covering defects in structure and hardware.
Oregon Concert E Specifications Body Type: Concert Neck Wood: Eastern hard rock maple Solid Wood Top: Sitka spruce Solid Wood Back & Sides: Myrtlewood Top Finish: Gloss Back & Side Finish: Semi-gloss Fretboard: African ebony # Frets: 20 Nut Width: 1.75" Tuners Hardware: Breedlove, nickel Lower Bout Width: 15.37" Waist Width: 9" Upper Bout Width: 11.28" Body Length: 19.875" Body Depth: 3.75" (neck), 4.5" (tail) String Gauge: D'Addario EXP 16's Pickup: LR Baggs EAS VTC Bridge: Delta bridge, African ebony Binding: Black Inlay: Offset dots Case: Deluxe hardshell Scale Length: 25.5" Sound Hole: 4" Crafted In: Bend, OR USA
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