Heartbreaker Guitars in a New Location!
Hello friends! Big news! Heartbreaker Guitars has relocated from our former location to a new, bigger showroom! That means a whole lot for you, the Heartbreaker family, and what we here at the Heartbreaker team will be able to provide as far as content and experience! This move has been months in the making, as with our new brands like Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Santa Cruz Guitars, and Bogner Amps, as well as our expansion on other brands like Stonebridge and Furch, we have felt the need for more space to allow for a more comfortable expansion of our inventory. With a this new location, 2,500 square ft, we can now bring you more world class guitars and amplifiers. Another...

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Santa Cruz Guitar Co.

Santa Cruz Guitar Co.
Heartbreaker Guitars - Santa Cruz Guitar Co. Dealer! Exciting news! Heartbreaker Guitars is now a dealer of the fine instruments made by Santa Cruz Guitar Co. We have long been admirers of these instruments, and are really happy that we get to carry a large inventory in our shop! From the powerful dreadnoughts like the Santa Cruz Vintage Southerner, to the classy, subtle, yet breathtakingly beautiful smaller bodied guitars like the Santa Cruz Otis Taylor Signature, anyone can find something to "Fall in Love" with. A Little Background... Richard Hoover, one of the driving luthiers behind Santa Cruz Guitar Co. started learning about guitar construction and repair in the late 1960's, using a combination of learning from more experienced builders,...

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Heartbreaker Guitars is Now a Santa Cruz Guitar Company Dealer! Hello friends and welcome to another Heartbreaker Guitars Blog Post! Today we are excited to do our first post about the newest brand in the Heartbreaker family. We are proud to announce that we are now a dealer for Santa Cruz Guitar Company! Richard Hoover and the crew over at Santa Cruz have been in the business of making world class guitars for over 40 years and we are really excited to help get these guitars into the hands of people that can appreciate amazing quality in an acoustic guitar. Santa Cruz Brad Paisley Signature So without further ado, the first Santa Cruz we will be covering is the Santa...

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Rick Turner Guitars

Rick Turner has been building custom guitars for over 50 years.  Based in Santa Cruz, California the Rick Turner Guitars and Renaissance Guitar Company have be

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Heartbreaker Guitar is the #1 Rick Turner Dealer in the World folks!  Thats right we here at Heartbreaker Guitars have known Rick Turner since 1995 Where the owner of the store, Brendan ordered his first Model 1 guitar from Rick himself.  From that moment we (and Brendan) have been huge fans of Rick Turner Guitars.  Rick is a master luthier and an incredible innovator.  He has been building and restoring guitars for an astounding 53 years!!  Heartbreaker Guitars and Rick Turner Guitars have collaborated on several joint ventures including the Santa Cruz Series Model 1 , the RT50 Model 1 Limited, and the most recent... The Redwood Series. All of these limited edition guitars were built in small quantity, designed by both Rick Turner...

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Rick Turner

Rick Turner
Rick Turner is a living legend.  Building guitars for over 50 years Rick Turner has built and restored instruments for rock stars, musicians, touring pros and tone junkies alike.  His crowning legacy, the Model 1 Guitar has been used by artists such as John Mayer and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac. Rick Turner Interview: The Model 1 "RT50" Rick Turner Interview: The Redwood Series Limited Model 1 Model 1LB Review: Music Radar Premier Guitar: Father of the Boutique Guitar Active Bass: Review of Renaissance Bass Interview: Rick Turner Santa Cruz Series Limited https://youtu.be/P9Uc2O75z5o https://youtu.be/3efDoxnnc-w https://youtu.be/MEXYBNCoiBM https://youtu.be/GI-5BqqJQ8o

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Heartbreaker Guitars has commissioned 5 Rick Turner Model 1  Redwood Series Guitars.  We have sold the #1 of 5, but not to worry because the #2 of 5 just showed up and it is gorgeous!  These guitars have come out beautifully and they were just met with glowing reviews in the new edition of Guitar Aficionado Magazine!  Please call Heartbreaker Guitars to get your Redwood Series Model 1 folks.  Read more to see specifics: This is the #2 of 5.  This is it folks!  The Holy Grail of guitars:  The Rick Turner Model 1 Redwood Series Guitar.  We've done many limited runs with Rick Turner and this one could possibly be the coolest!  This guitar is made from Old Growth...

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By: Brendan Smyth - Owner Heartbreaker Guitars The Heartbreaker Team recently visited Rick Turner in his shop in Santa Cruz California to discuss the upcoming Redwood Series Limited Edition Model 1 Guitar available in the Fall of 2016.  In this brief interview Rick tells us about the collaborative effort with Heartbreaker Guitar to come up with an extremely rare "Redwood" Model 1 Guitar.   HBG:  Rick, Great to see you again!  Bring us up to speed on whats going on these days at Turner / Renaissance Guitars... RT:  This has been a year of refining our build processes, working on some variations on our "traditional" designs, and right now, training a new Finish Specialist to help me with all of...

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Folks we at Heartbreaker Guitars are gonna be busy with Rick Turner, Huss and Dalton, Carmel Guitar Co., Lowden and more!  We got tons of gear coming in.  Rick Turner gear:  2 Lindseys, 3 Santa Cruz Series, 5 Renaissance, 5 Duece, 4 Huss and Daltons, 6 Lowdens, 3 Carmels, and finally 6 James Trussart!  Yes we are gonna be busy, so keep an eye on the website for all the new gear!  "Stay in Tune"….

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You folks have been so patient.  They are almost done!  These guitars will be some of the finest Rick Turner Guitars ever built!  We still have a couple left for purchase so please call if you are interested.  These are Model 1 Featherweights which come in about 1.5# lighter than a standard M1 due to their Cedar Core. Capped in either Wild Redwood or Flamed Sequoia these things are absolute stunners!  Heartbreaker Guitars and Rick Turner / Renaissance Guitars have again teamed up to do their 4th special series together and this one could possibly be the most special!  Be patient and we will post pictures as soon as possible.  Hand selected woods from the Santa Cruz Mountains, these guitars...

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