Comfortable, playable design with the balance and beauty of Indian rosewood.
The Pursuit Dreadnought IR CESB captures Breedlove’s distinctively crafted sound in an affordable package. Exuding an earthy, warm response from a light touch, the spruce-rosewood wood set is one of the most esteemed tonewood combinations. The popular concert body top is made of solid Sitka spruce, producing mature tones that are detailed and pleasing. Indian rosewood graces the back and sides for a warm and clear tone. Includes built-in Fishman Ultratone system for easy plug-and-play amplification.
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.
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 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.
Case sold separately.
Body type: Concert/O
Top wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
Back & sides: Indian Rosewood
Bracing pattern: Info not available
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: Slim
Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: Info not available
Number of frets: 20
Neck finish: Semi-gloss
Configuration: Soundhole mounted preamp
Preamp EQ: 4-band
Feedback filter: Notch, Phase
Headstock overlay: Info not available
Tuning machines: Mini 15-1, Chrome
Bridge: Info not available
Saddle & nut: Info not available
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: None
Case: Sold separately
Country of origin: South Korea
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