Breedlove 12-string acoustic-electric with Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides.
The Breedlove Pursuit Concert 12-string is Breedlove’s best-selling 12-string acoustic-electric in the ever-popular Concert body shape. Designed for a versatile play style, this guitar is ideal for strumming and rhythm, but is also easier to play fingerstyle due to the incredible action and professional setup. The defined sound of this responsive guitar emanates from the solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides. It’s fun and comfortable to play with its 1 7/8" radiused neck and soft cutaway, providing access to the entire fretboard. The asymmetrical headstock results in balanced and more direct string break angle, string tension consistency and improved intonation. It includes the reliable and great sounding L.R. Baggs EAS electronics. It’s comfortable to hold and terrific to play. Players sound better, play better and play more on a Breedlove Pursuit Series acoustic-electric guitar.
Solid Tonewood Top
The Breedlove Pursuit 12-string Concert Cutaway CE acoustic-electric guitar features a solid top, which is the defining element of its sound. Through its vibration, the solid top drives the key aspects of the guitar's volume, tone, sustain and projection. The solid wood top translates the 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 this solid wood top.
Concert Body Shape
The Concert, Breedlove’s most popular body shape—designed 30 years ago and still going strong—is favored by discerning players for its versatile, balanced, articulate sound and easy playing ergonomic comfort. This flagship platform performs equally well strummed or fingerpicked, and is perfectly poised for accompanying the human voice.
Sitka Spruce Top
Sitka spruce is one of the most popular top tonewoods for a reason. It has an ideal strength-to-weight ratio, producing a strong fundamental, high velocity of sound and pleasing elasticity. Sitka sounds great for heavy strumming, light fingerpicking and everything in between.
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, the mahogany back and sides of the Breedlove Pursuit Concert 12-string acoustic-electric cutaway pairs well with the spruce top. The sound produced by this combination has defined much of American roots music.
Breedlove Pinless Delta Bridge
Breedlove’s pinless Delta bridge is a distinctive element, with a sleek, modern contour that adds an extra bit of unexpected beauty to every instrument. 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, and professional players love it for the same reason. You'll no longer have to search for lost pins during a fast backstage string swap. And its low profile makes for perfect right hand damping.
The 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.
About the Breedlove Pursuit Series
With the Pursuit Series, Breedlove wanted to offer players as many options as possible, all in affordable reach, with great-sounding solid wood tops, L.R. Baggs EAS electronics and limited lifetime warranties. Pinless bridges and durable, beautiful finishes make each easy to maintain; comfortable body shapes and slim, fast necks make each easy to play. Is this your first Pursuit? Try one, not just in a Concerto, Concert, Concertina or Companion six-string, but also in nylon and 12-string models and acoustic basses.
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 warranted 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 (when applicable). Cases or gig bags (included or sold separately) are subject to a one-year warranty covering defects in structure and hardware.