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Bourgeois Custom Sunburst OO Country Boy Acoustic Guitar, from Bourgeois

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Bourgeois Custom Sunburst OO Country Boy Acoustic Guitar
Bourgeois Custom Sunburst OO Country Boy Acoustic Guitar Bourgeois Custom Sunburst OO Country Boy Acoustic Guitar Bourgeois Custom Sunburst OO Country Boy Acoustic Guitar

The OO of our dreams! Italian Spruce, Varnish Finish, Hide Glue Construction. This is one little guitar that could hush a room and melt some hearts. 

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Bourgeois Custom Sunburst OO Country Boy Acoustic Guitar - Quick n’ Dirty

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The Bourgeois Country Boy Custom OO sets the bar when it comes to tone. Its refined and elegant style only serve to complement the Country Boy’s clear bass and compressed midrange that make it g...

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The Bourgeois Country Boy Custom OO sets the bar when it comes to tone. Its refined and elegant style only serve to complement the Country Boy’s clear bass and compressed midrange that make it great for any type of music. This guitar is available for SoundPure’s Try-Before-You-Buy Program, so if you want to hear how it sounds in your studio, shoot us an email at Acoustics@SoundPure.com, or call us anytime at 919.682.5552. Thanks for watching!

Bourgeois Custom Sunburst OO Country Boy Acoustic Guitar

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The Bourgeois Custom OO Country Boy as an incredibly focused and punchy tone, with sizzling overtones you'd expect to find on a rosewood guitar. With tremendous clarity in the bass, huge but perfectly...

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The Bourgeois Custom OO Country Boy as an incredibly focused and punchy tone, with sizzling overtones you'd expect to find on a rosewood guitar. With tremendous clarity in the bass, huge but perfectly compressed midrange, this box is really ready for any kind of style of music, but would especially shine in fingerpicking styles or a player looking for a rhythm guitar with an authoritative voice. This guitar is available for SoundPure’s Try-Before-You-Buy program, so if you want to hear how this guitar sounds in your studio with your gear, shoot us an email at Acoustics@SoundPure.com. If you like what you hear, check out the gear used in this video at SoundPure.com or give us a call anytime at 919.682.5552. Thanks for watching!

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  Watch SoundPure's resident Acoustic Guitar Expert Robinson Earle as he demonstrates this beautiful Double-O from Bourgeois. Petite and woody, this mahogany and adirondack model is warm, with a...

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  Watch SoundPure's resident Acoustic Guitar Expert Robinson Earle as he demonstrates this beautiful Double-O from Bourgeois. Petite and woody, this mahogany and adirondack model is warm, with a sweet woody flavor and a lively crackling when you dig in. Gear List: Bourgeois Aged Tone Mahogany OO Acoustic Guitar Miktek C7 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone A Designs Pacifica Stereo Preamp Lynx Aurora 16 Converter Have any questions? Want to try out this model for yourself? Give us a call at (919) 682-5552 or visit us at SoundPure.com.

This guitar is, simply put, a glorious testament to the humble power of mahogany.  As someone with a deep and abiding love for all forms of country blues and American fingerstyle guitar in general, I love the super direct, organic tone mahogany is well known for, but the unusual level of refinement offered in this guitar is a sweet, sweet surprise.  Dana and the folks at Bourgeois have put together an instrument with an air of nobility and refinement in purposeful contrast to the more well-known, no-frills wood boxes.  

The appointments speak for themselves--tasteful wooden rosette and tortoiseshell binding, Mother of Pearl fretboard inlay, delicate sunburst, and Nick Waverly tuners don't look one step out of place.  The real magic in this guitar is a result of the combination of some wonderful pieces of mahogany and Italian Spruce.  The mahogany's woody, earthy tendencies are crowned and elevated by the bright articulation native to the spruce.  I find that the similar Adirondack spruce often takes a fairly heavy-handed bit of flatpicking to really get a hold of the full tonal range--not so with this instrument. Sensitivity is its strength.  Fingerstyle guitarists who play with more pad than nail will be overjoyed at the clear, colorful tones that come bursting out of the soundhole--far from a mere dry, thumpety-thump!  Your favorite Mississipi John Hurt and Big Bill Broonzy tunes that sound right at home on more standard Mahogany boxes are gonna sing like never before on this powerful, powerful Country Boy!  

Notes: This beauty has been cased for a while and the case lining has impressed itself upon the edges of the top a bit. It's only visible in certain lights, but we did our best to represent it in the photo gallery. It's never been owned, but we're no longer comfortable selling it as a "new" guitar. It's a shame, but our loss is your gain. Varnish finishes are quite sensitive. That's why they sound so good ;) 

Mahogany has a quick velocity of sound, relatively lightness of weight, and noticeable midrange overtone attenuation. As a result, mahogany guitars have their own sound. Warm, dry, woody, not particularly complex, but direct, lively, and famously easy to record. 
 
Mahogany guitars are often looked at as poor cousins of rosewood guitars, but we politely disagree, dressing the Country Boy in classic appointments such as ebony fretboard and bridge, wooden rosette, tortoiseshell binding and nickel Waverly tuners. We also consider it worthy of the same diamond volute that we use on the back of our Vintage Dreadnought peghead. In addition to selecting only the finest quartersawn and matched South American mahogany backs and sides, the Country Boy is appointed with an Adirondack spruce top (Sitka spruce is a popular option for this model).
 
When Ricky Skaggs suggested the name "Country Boy" for our mahogany dreadnought, we all fell on the floor. We still wonder where he got such a great idea for a name!  Admittedly, depending on which Body Style is used with this traditional combination of spruce and mahogany, you can get pretty far removed from anything remotely "country" in look and sound.   Over the years we have considered changing the name but we can’t, it was a gift!
Serial Number: 6970
 
Top: Italian Spruce
 
Back: Mahogany
 
Rosette: Wood
 
Body Binding: Tortoise
 
Purfling: Black/Maple Top Border
 
Backstrip: Black Line 
 
Head Shape: Mahogany Short Scale Square Head with Diamond
 
Head Veneer: Ziricote 
 
Head Inlay: Bourgeois Logo
 
Head Binding: Tortoise with W/B
 
Fretboard Wood: Short Scale 14 Fret Ebony
 
Nut Width: 1 23/32" 
 
Fretboard Inlay: Long Pattern Square & Diamond
 
Fretboard Binding: Tortoise with W/B
 
Pickguard: Tor-tis
 
Bridge: Ebony Belly with 2.2 Spacing
 
Signature Label: Dana Bourgeois Signature Label
 
Tuners: Nickle Plated Waverly Tuners w/ Ivoroiid Buttons
 
Notes: Hide Glue, Stain Back & Neck, Gloss Headstock Finish, Bone Pins

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