Breedlove Pursuit Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar
6 String Acoustic Guitars
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The projection of a full-depth dreadnought with the midrange punch of sapele and the versatility of USB-compatible electronics.
The Pursuit Dreadnought captures Breedlove's distinctively crafted sound in an affordable package. With a solid Sitka spruce top, this full-depth dreadnought's back and sides are constructed of sapele, a tonewood with attributes similar to mahogany, making it a versatile instrument that will project sound well. And it looks great too! Delivering a warm, musical tone when played both acoustically and plugged in, you'll want to get your arms around it and immediately begin creating music from the first strum. Includes built-in USB port for easy interfacing with GarageBand and other recording software.
The Breedlove Dreadnought is slightly more rounded than traditional dreadnoughts, producing beautifully full, punchy, and articulate tones. The Dreadnought appeals to players inspired by the familiarity of a dreadnought, who are looking for nuance and richness from their instrument. The Breedlove Dreadnought projects well, so it excels in an ensemble, and yet retains the refinement needed for vocal accompaniment.
Western red cedar is a wonderful wood for fingerstyle players. It is softer than spruce, so it requires a careful and accurate touch, and it rewards with sweet, extended harmonic content.
Back and Side Wood
Sapele is similar both visually and tonally to dense mahogany, but both darker and harder, giving it a strong visual presence and a bit more upper-harmonic content and low-end clarity. It's a good choice for many sizes and shapes, and works well for strumming and fingerstyle.
Featuring a micro-USB interface for easy recording, the Fishman ISYS-301 USB Preamp System includes a side-mounted preamp with rotary controls for volume, tone (bass/treble), and phase; a Fishman Sonicore pickup; onboard easy-to-read 7-segment LED tuner; and ISYS+ USB combination battery box with 1/4" output and USB jack.
Lustrous full-gloss finish, pinless Breedlove bridge and Tortoise binding: an attractive package that will make you proud to play this guitar.
Set-Up and Quality Assurance in Bend, Oregon USA
Our comprehensive quality control process provides the player with an instrument that will play perfectly right out of the box. Prior to shipment, every Breedlove instrument undergoes a rigorous 25-to-30-point inspection in Bend, Oregon by our expert U.S. quality control team. We start with a visual inspection: checking aesthetic and structural elements of the body and components for flaws. Next, each guitar is tuned and undergoes a play test, where our craftspeople check nut height, relief, action, and string height. Based on the results of the play test, we then adjust for maximum playability. Finally, each instrument is buffed and polished by hand with painstaking attention to detail. Once the instrument has passed inspection, a signed QC sticker is placed, and the instrument is carefully packed and shipped.
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. Cases and bags are subject to a one-year warranty covering defects in structure and hardware. Full details on our limited lifetime warranty are available on our website.
- Body Type: Dreadnought
- Body Depth: 3 (4)
- Solid Wood Top: Sitka spruce
- Rosette: Abalone ring with purfling
- Back/Sides: Sapele laminate
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Neck Wood: Nato
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Binding: Tortoise
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Bridge: Pinless original
- Bridge Truss: No
- Inlay: Offset dots
- Peghead Veneer: Rosewood
- Nut/Saddle: Bone
- Nut Width: 1-11/16"
- Tuner: Chrome mini 15-1
- Electronics: Fishman ISYS 3U1-USB
- Pickguard: Yes
- Lower Bout Width: 16
- Waist Width: 10-5/8
- Upper Bout Width: 11-5/8
- Body Length: 21
- Neck Joint: Dovetail
- Scale Length: 25-1/2"
- Case: sold separately
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