Bristol BM-16, 000 guitar- Hear it!


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All of the great Bristol guitars are brought to us

by Saga Musical Instruments company in San Francisco, Ca. They are made by the same craftsmen, in the same factory as the famous Blueridge guitars. So the exceptional build quality and tone of these guitars came as no surprise to us, as these craftsmen are accustomed to meeting a very high standard. What is surprising is their low price point! Just like the Dreadnought BD-16 guitar, This smaller bodied BM-16 guitar is born with a great advantage over Other low priced guitars, and they truly bring the traditional sound of the mountains to virtually every player. Even at this price level, the finest spruce and mahogany tonewoods are carefully handcrafted by skilled artisans with years of experience. The vintage designed forward-x top bracing is lightweight but strong to ensure great carrying power and resonance. The slim mahogany neck features a fully adjustable truss rod to guarantee perfect alignment at all times. The result is a traditionally styled 000 sized guitar with a rich tone that tells the ear you have a high dollar instrument. They are so well finished, and the action is set such that they are really an absolute pleasure to play! Look inside a Bristol guitar. You won’t see shreds of wood that should have been sanded out, you won’t see excess glue that was applied poorly and left to dry this way. Getting down to how a good guitar is actually made,  you can see that Bristol guitars are made by qualified experts and tooling.

Here are the detailed features of the Bristol BM-16 guitar:

Back and Side Material Mahogany
Back Inlay None
Binding Black ABS
Body Type 000
Brace Material Spruce
Bridge & End Pins Black ABS
Bridge Material Indian Rosewood
& Peghead Binding None
Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood
Finish Natural High Gloss
Headstock Style Solid
Heelcap Black ABS
Logo Inlay Style Silkscreen Logo
Neck Material Mahogany
Number of Frets Clear 14
Number of Frets Total 20
Nut Material ABS
Nut Width 1 11/16″
Peghead Overlay Indian Rosewood
Pickguard Black
Plating Chrome
Saddle ABS
Scale Length 25.6″ (650mm)
Side Inlay None
Soundhole Rosette Multi-Ply ABS
Top Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern Traditional X-Bracing
Top Purfling Multi-ply W-B-W
Tuning Machines Modern-style / Sealed Gear / Schaller-style Buttons

Keep in mind, this guitar is displayed without a case. Be sure to select the case or gig bag that’s right for you. We have suggestions below. The case shape  is for a 000 guitar.

Buy with confidence! This guitar is covered by our 14-day money back guarantee and includes free shipping in 48 states. The suggested retail price is $325.00 but you won’t pay that at Beyond Guitars!

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 46 × 20 × 8 in


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