#1
I found BreedLove guitars and I am very interested. Especially the Atlas AD25 series with all the abalone bindings and all that stuffs. Just wondering if there are more guitars similar to these in the market. Anything around 800~USD would be fine.
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#3
Quote by Artemis Entreri
Similar in what way? Sound or look or price?

Price/performance , I guess
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ESP Standard Eclipse I CTM VW
ESP LTD Deluxe H-1001
ESP LTD Deluxe Viper-1000 STBC
ESP Edwards E-EX-100STD
Warmoth Paulcaster "Tiger"
Tanglewood TW170 AS
Vox Tonelab ST
Blackstar HT-1R


#4
that breedlove is amazing!
you will not regret it.

to answer your question, look into alvarez.
i was planning on getting an alvarez but my GC doesnt carry them so i had to get a breedlove..which i do not regret
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#5
I mean...if you like the way it sounds and looks...it's a pretty solid guitar. I hate their headstocks, and the sound is a little too bassy for me, I'm more in the line for Martin bass. But it's all solid wood, and they're definitely built well.

You could check out Taylor, which will be laminate

or Martin, which is hard to find for that price unless you go used.

Or Alvarez. But they sound way different.
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#6
May I ask why you need a cutaway? If it's just for looks then I hope you'll consider otherwise. Sound is definitely more important than looks. And to be honest, 98% of people with cutaways don't ever use them for a song.
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#7
Quote by Artemis Entreri
I mean...if you like the way it sounds and looks...it's a pretty solid guitar. I hate their headstocks, and the sound is a little too bassy for me, I'm more in the line for Martin bass. But it's all solid wood, and they're definitely built well.

You could check out Taylor, which will be laminate

or Martin, which is hard to find for that price unless you go used.

Or Alvarez. But they sound way different.

they are not all solid...the sides are laminate..

ts...breedloves are great guitars...they have their own sound, look, and feel...and their cases are pretty much unbeatable (well, when you get one with a guitar)...try them out..see what you think
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#8
Quote by captivate
May I ask why you need a cutaway? If it's just for looks then I hope you'll consider otherwise. Sound is definitely more important than looks. And to be honest, 98% of people with cutaways don't ever use them for a song.


I have some songs that have use of the higher notes. And yes, I love the cutaway look.
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Last edited by hminh87 at Aug 25, 2008,
#9
^^i use my cutaway everyday
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#10
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#11
Quote by twinturboaudi
they are not all solid...the sides are laminate..

ts...breedloves are great guitars...they have their own sound, look, and feel...and their cases are pretty much unbeatable (well, when you get one with a guitar)...try them out..see what you think



Ahh mmk, I took it when they said solid top and back that it would be the sides too, but I guess not.
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#12
Quote by Artemis Entreri
Ahh mmk, I took it when they said solid top and back that it would be the sides too, but I guess not.

dont worry...every person at guitar center thinks they are too...thats why i do my own research
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#13
Quote by twinturboaudi
dont worry...every person at guitar center thinks they are too...thats why i do my own research


I was on Breedlove's site.

I hate guitar center.
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#14
Why does anyone want a 'cutaway'? Fashion? Cool look?

The less soundboard the less tone. If your into fashion or cool look go cutaway. If your into best sound for your buck, forget it. Because of the additional labour and time involved making cutaways, you pay more and get less sound!
Last edited by Akabilk at Aug 26, 2008,
#15
alkibilk, the area the soundboard is in where a cutaway is in, doesnt vibrate very much at all, there is too much bracing even in a custom, that is why the pick guard has such little effect on the top vibration. In fact there are those luthiers that have noticed a quicker bounce back in certain cutaways that cause better tone. Have you seen the Chladni studies showing the top and where it vibrates at all the frequencies? not that area at all. check it out at http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/music/guitar/patterns.html
Last edited by missouripicker at Aug 26, 2008,
#16
I think the most significant impact of a cutaway is a bit less volume. I don't want to disturb my neighbors often so it can only be a plus. Right?
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#17
Quote by hminh87
I think the most significant impact of a cutaway is a bit less volume. I don't want to disturb my neighbors often so it can only be a plus. Right?


that's not really a valid point. it doesnt matter if you play loud with or without a cutaway. it'll still disturb your neighbours if you play loud. The difference in volume isnt that significant.
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#18
I THINK. I don't know this. This is just personal experience. But Taylor and Breedlove's weird shaped bodies make them almost as loud as standard D guitars.

Captivate....how's that D-16rgt?

I'm thinking about getting one.
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#19
I have a AG-700CE Garrison cutaway electro-acoustic, I LOVE IT.
But their website seems to be down. it was round $600-800 CAN. I forget now.
It has abalone position markers and around the soundhole.

I didn't buy the guitar for the looks, i actually wanted a guitar in Sunburst, or a dark wood colour. I bought it because the sound was amazing

EDIT: another interesting fact, Gibson recently bought out Garrison Guitars for their active top bracing system and because of their quality.
#20
Quote by Artemis Entreri
I THINK. I don't know this. This is just personal experience. But Taylor and Breedlove's weird shaped bodies make them almost as loud as standard D guitars.

Captivate....how's that D-16rgt?

I'm thinking about getting one.


did you read my August AOTM that's stickied? It's freaking amazing. I love everything about it. It's not flashy looking at all. Nice herringbone rosette and some nice white neck trim. Clean and simple. The sound isn't quite as bassy as a HD-28, of course, but it still has a nice bassy presence and a sound that's relatively balanced for a Martin Dread. It's a great guitar and when it ages it'll be a jaw dropper, i guarantee it.
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#21
Quote by captivate
did you read my August AOTM that's stickied? It's freaking amazing. I love everything about it. It's not flashy looking at all. Nice herringbone rosette and some nice white neck trim. Clean and simple. The sound isn't quite as bassy as a HD-28, of course, but it still has a nice bassy presence and a sound that's relatively balanced for a Martin Dread. It's a great guitar and when it ages it'll be a jaw dropper, i guarantee it.



awesome. when I can afford it I want one.
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