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Breedlove SC25 Lefty

Western Red Cedar Top
Koa Back & Sides
Ivoroid Binding, BWBWB Top Purfling
Bone Nut/Saddle, Focus Inlay

Breedlove SC25 Left-handed model - nicely outfitted with ivoroid binding and upgraded top purfling, bone nut and saddle.

During bending of the side wood, a small (about 1.5" long) split occured in the wood on the treble side of this instrument, just south of the horn of the cutaway. This is not uncommon, and usually a simple repair can be made that does not show cosmetically. In this case, a repair was done, but the split can still be seen as a small hairline mark in the side of the guitar. It's incredibly subtle - unless I pointed it out to you and explained it, you'd would probably think it to be a natural variation in the wood. The fact that Breedlove opted not to release this instrument into the retail channel at full list price is testament to the stringent standards to which they hold all of their instruments.

This SC25 received a lot of attention during set-up and final inspection by one of Breedlove's best techs, who also happens to be left-handed. While I myself cannot do much at all on a left-handed instrument, strumming this guitar in open position shows it to have a rich, resonant tone. There is a tailpin jack installed on this guitar, but no pick-up is included.

Side wood bending rigs at the Breedlove shop
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