Breedlove 2018 Solo Jumbo Acoustic-Electric Bass CE Guitar
For any bass guitarist wanting to take the strain off their ears, the 2018 Solo Jumbo Acoustic-Electric Bass CE Guitar will let you hear your music clearly, allowing you to play in rhythm with accuracy and keep your band on mark.
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If you're a strummer seeking dominating sound, the Jumbo - Breedlove's largest body shape by volume - is the perfect body shape for you. If you've played a Breedlove Jumbo, you know it's a powerful experience: sound feels sonically propelled by the movement of so much air inside the body. It's specifically designed to convey big, beautiful chords across all six strings - a strummer's paradise. These bodies provide a big bass response, and a sound that Breedlove Jumbo devotees describe reverently as "grand-piano like". Breedlove Jumbos rise above the competition in their clarity and expressiveness due to their graduated tops, which add nuance to the tonal spectrum without losing volume.
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 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 guitar necks 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.
Back & Side Wood
Ovangkol is a plentiful evergreen that grows in Western Africa. It achieves a height of 100 - 150 feet and a base diameter around three feet, with long fruit pods for seeds. Its scientific name is Guiborourtia ehie, in the same family as bubinga.
It is a beautiful tonewood, often with interwoven colorful grain patters. Interestingly, its musical characteristics are almost identical to East Indian rosewood. Specific Gravity: 0.82 ovangkol, 0.83 East Indian rosewood; pounds per cubic feet: 52 ovangkol, 51 East Indian rosewood. Like rosewood, ovangkol efficiently projects bass tones resulting in a rich full sound.
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.
- Jumbo Acoustic Bass Guitar
- Western Red Cedar Top and Layered Ovangkol Back and Sides with Natural Gloss Finish, Okoume Neck with Semi-Gloss Finish
- Breedlove Pinless Ebony Bridge with Breedlove Bridge Truss
- 34" Scale, Ebony Fretboard, Tortoise Binding, Chrome Closed Gear Tuners
- LR Baggs EAS VTC Pickup
- Side Monitor Soundhole
- Available with and without Frets
- Deluxe Gigbag Included
Things You Will Get:
- Acoustic Bass Guitar
|Body Wood||Layered Ovangkol|
|Top||Western Red Cedar|
|Top/Body Finish||Natural Gloss|
|Neck Type||Dovetail Joint|
|Number Of Frets||23|
|Nut & Saddle||Bone|
|Tuning Machines||Chrome Closed Gear|
|Electronics||L.R. Baggs EAS VTC|
|Case Type||Gig Bag|
|Model||2018 Solo Jumbo Bass CE Guitar|
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