Item #1608746 Model #BR-40

Blueridge BR-40 Contemporary Series Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural


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Experience rich resonant tone and buttery playability from the Blueridge BR-40 Contemporary Series dreadnought acoustic guitar.

The Blueridge BR-40 acoustic guitar offers serious musicians a bold, resonant tone and premium components at an affordable price. Its select solid Sitka spruce top provides crisp articulation while the mahogany back and sides generate a robust, full sound. The slim mahogany neck offers a fast, low-action fingerboard made of choice East Indian rosewood for silky smooth playability. Nickel-plated tuners keep you perfectly in tune through all your practice and performances.

Premium Materials for Powerful Tone

The BR-40's solid Sitka spruce top features scalloped braces, allowing it to vibrate freely and produce a bright, projecting tone. When paired with the mahogany back and sides, you get impressive resonance and sustain. The all-mahogany neck contributes inherent stability and longevity. Together, these premium tonewoods give you a big, bold acoustic voice that fills any room.

Fast, Comfortable Playability

The slim mahogany neck and 1.6875" nut width provide a familiar, electric guitar-like feel that encourages intricate playing. The rosewood fingerboard's smoothness lets your fingers glide effortlessly across the frets. With its sturdy construction and carefully cut frets, the BR-40 offers action that is perfectly set up right out of the box. When inspiration strikes, you can express yourself without physical hindrance.

Premium Appointments and Reliability

The BR-40 features multi-ply body binding, mother-of-pearl inlays and nickel-plated Kluson-style tuners that provide visual flair and rock-solid performance. The tuners' 14:1 gear ratio allows for precise tuning adjustments, while their enclosed design protects against damage. A gig bag is included for convenient transport and storage. Overall, the BR-40 gives you a professional-level acoustic for years of inspiration.

  • Shape: Dreadnought
  • Top: Select solid Sitka spruce
  • Bracing pattern: Authentic prewar, scalloped
  • Back & Sides: Select mahogany
  • Finish: Natural high gloss
  • Binding: Multi-ply body binding
  • Material: Select mahogany
  • Truss rod: Yes
  • Material: East Indian rosewood
  • Nut width: 1.6875"
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl
  • Tuning machines: Nickel-plated Kluson style 14:1 ratio
  • Peghead overlay: Rosewood
  • Case included: ProTour BV-1510 Standard gig bag with Blueridge logo
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Orientation: Right handed


  • Select solid Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides
  • Slim mahogany neck, East Indian rosewood fingerboard
  • Nickel-plated tuners, 1.6875" nut width
  • Scalloped braces, multi-ply body binding, mother-of-pearl inlays