Breedlove Discovery S Concert- Mahogany

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Description

Many discerning players love the focused, direct sound of single species all African mahogany guitars. Famously warm, with a unique mid-range clarity, such instruments, especially in smaller configurations like the versatile, comfortable and balanced Concert body, are favored by roots rockers and songwriters from Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan right down to Jeff Tweedy and Valerie June. Breedlove’s new Discovery S Concert is Designed in Bend with earth-conscious, sonically superior EcoTonewood technology and features a delightfully fast, easy to play slim neck profile. A natural satin finish, highlighting the wood’s simple straight grain, make this a modern take on a classic guitar. Discover the Breedlove ECO Collection—where the guitar meets the forest.


  • Body Type: Concert
  • Neck Wood: African Mahogany
  • Solid Wood Top: African Mahogany
  • Layered Back & Sides: African Mahogany
  • Top Finish: Natural satin
  • Back & Side Finish: Natural Satin
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • # Frets: 20
  • Nut Width: 1.69"
  • Tuners Hardware: Chrome Closed Gear
  • Lower Bout Width: 15.37"
  • Waist Width: 9"
  • Upper Bout Width: 11.28"
  • Body Length: 19.875"
  • Body Depth: 3.58" (Neck) 4.2" (Tailblock)
  • String Gauge: D'Addario XT PB Light
  • Bridge: Ovangkol
  • Binding: Black
  • Inlay: Centered dots
  • Case: N/A
  • Scale Length: 25.3"
  • Sound Hole: 3.94"

 

Sustainable & Clear Cut Free
Made from sustainably-sourced exotic and native tonewoods. No clear-cut trees are used in these instruments. Breedlove uses salvaged and individually harvested timber and has deep relationships with responsible suppliers around the globe. As we move towards sustainability across all lines, owner Tom Bedell has visited 15 countries to discover exactly where the wood comes from, how it is selected and harvested, and how this affects the wildlife, the community, the forest and the planet.

ECOTONEWOOD BACK & SIDES

With EcoTonewood, Breedlove makes laminate technology sustainable, introducing a resonant core tonewood layer of clear-cut free, individually harvested African mahogany in place of the typical tone-robbing softwoods used in standard acoustic guitar manufacture. Coupled with Breedlove’s deep research into revolutionary body shapes; building to target tonewood weight adds to the optimized, natural sound of each guitar in the ECO Collection. And, Breedlove creates these better sounding laminate guitars while being kind to the earth while maintaining an accessible, entry-level price-point.

Breedlove EcoTonewood—it’s where music meets the trees.

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.

 

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