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Breedlove Discovery Concerto Sunburst CE – Sitka Spruce-Mahogany

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SKU: 110008 UPC: 850007460655

DISCOVERY CONCERTO SUNBURST CE
The Discovery Concerto Sunburst CE Sitka Spruce – Mahogany acoustic-electric guitars have a heavy play style ideal for strumming and rhythm. The larger body Concerto body shape is constructed with a sunburst Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides for a clean, balanced and superb sounding guitar with a big, warm midrange tone. The 1 11/16th inch radiused neck and low action make it fun and easy to play for any skill level. The cutaway design gives access to all twenty frets. The Fishman electronics are dependable and sound great. Many touring musicians depend on these durable and reliable guitars while on the road, and entry-level and beginner players find special value in these easy to play guitars. Every level player will appreciate these guitars and sound better, play better and play more on a Breedlove Discovery Series acoustic-electric guitar.

FEATURES
Buying a first guitar, for yourself or a loved one, can be a challenge. It should be an adventure. You want something easy to play, easy to maintain, comfortable to hold and durable enough to last for years. But you also want, most importantly, great sound, the kind to inspire you towards a lifetime of playing and loving your instrument. A Discovery CE, each one equipped with a Fishman pick-up, sounds fantastic perched on your knee or plugged into an amp—go ahead, get as loud as you want. A built in tuner keeps you true, and a limited lifetime warranty lets you sleep at night. Take the leap—make a Discovery.

SOLID WOOD TOPS
Along with its body shape, a guitar’s top is the defining element of its sound, driving, through its vibration, the key aspects of volume, tone, sustain and projection. Spruce will, due in part to its famous stiffness-to-weight ratio, ring loud and clear. A solid wood top translates those vibrations with more immediacy and purity of tone, and reacts more directly with the intent of a player. If you are at an intermediate level or above, you will appreciate the instantly recognizable benefits of a solid wood top.

THE CONCERTO BODY SHAPE
Introducing the Breedlove Concerto, a new guitar shape created to elicit more volume than a classic dreadnought, and more lush, complex tonal resonance in a comfortable body shape that feels just right. Loud, textured, and supremely satisfying.

SITKA SPRUCE TOP
The world’s most popular topwood, for a reason. Sitka has an ideal strength-to-weight ratio, yielding a strong fundamental, high velocity of sound and a pleasing elasticity. Translation? Sitka sounds great for heavy strumming, light fingerpicking and everything in between.

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.

BREEDLOVE PINLESS BRIDGE
Breedlove’s pinless Delta bridge is a distinctive element, alright, with a sleek, modern contour that adds an extra bit of unexpected beauty to every instrument, from Discovery to Legacy. But it also adds welcome functionality while anchoring great sound. Beginners love the fact that string changes are much easier without having to wrestle a traditional pin bridge. Pros love it for the same reason! No more looking for lost pins during a fast backstage string swap. And its low profile makes for perfect right hand damping.

MAHOGANY BACK & SIDES
Long treasured by cabinetmakers and shipwrights for its simple, straight-grained beauty, strength and workability, mahogany—used in tops, backs, sides and necks—is also one of the true classic tonewoods, famous for its clear, strong fundamental; even string-to-string balance; and warm midrange emphasis. Mahogany pairs well with spruce tops as well as with itself in single species guitars—and both combinations define much of American roots music.

THE 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.

Discovery Concerto Sunburst CE Specifications
Body Type Concerto
Neck Wood Mahogany (Nato)
Solid Wood Top Sitka spruce
Layered Back & Sides Mahogany
Top Finish Sunburst Gloss
Back & Side Finish Natural gloss
Fretboard Ovangkol
# Frets 20
Nut Width 1.69"
Tuners Hardware Chrome Closed Gear
Lower Bout Width 16"
Waist Width 9.37"
Upper Bout Width 11.745"
Body Length 20.695"
Body Depth 4.29" (Tailblock)
String Gauge D'Addario EXP 17
Pickup Fishman Presys I
Bridge Ovangkol
Binding Black
Inlay Centered dots
Case Not Included
Scale Length 25.3”
Sound Hole 3.74"
Crafted In China

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