Paul Reed Smith:  The Beautiful SE Acoustic Series - In Stock!
I’ve now viewed a dangerous amount of Paul Reed Smith content and the man continues to steadily climb the ranks to the top of my list of life’s inspirations.  Like other legendary guitar makers I’ve studied, the passion he has for his craft is matched by his excitement to share his path to contentment.  His fervor-driven pursuit of creating the perfect guitar has lead Paul and PRS Guitars to being known as one of the best electric guitar producers in the world.  It’s no revelation finding out Paul’s passion for perfection wouldn’t always be limited to a solid-bodied axe.  After crushing milestones in the electric world, Paul has tried on a new outfit with his attempt at purity with an...

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Taylor Tuesdays: The Ebony Project
As the holidays are upon us, we celebrate our existence with our fellow human beings through religion, through science and through tradition. A man can travel around the world, step off a plane and be given a genuine holiday greeting far from where he’s familiar or comfortable.  It’s a reminder as to how small our planet truly is.  While we sit across from one another, breaking bread around the world, while we appreciate the open arms of our friends and family, it’s also important that we acknowledge the amazing world beneath our feet. “I realized that I’m the guy that’s gonna walk across the threshold of ‘forests the way they were’ and ‘forests the way the way they will be.’ We’re...

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Paul Reed Smith McCarty 594
Hello everyone, welcome to another edition of the Heartbreaker Guitars Blog and today we are going to discuss one of the greatest guitars in the Paul Reed Smith family. The Paul Reed Smith McCarty 594 is the pinnacle of Paul Reed Smith Guitar design and building.  This guitar represents the wealth of knowledge and skills Paul has acquired over the years, especially from the mentoring provided by the legendary Ted McCarty, show in every aspect of this phenomenal guitar. Ted McCarty oversaw Gibson Guitars from 1950 to 1966,  as most of you know, these were the years that produced the holy grail of Gibson guitars that make up the pantheon of rock guitar gods and legends, with 1959 Les Paul...

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Taylor Tuesday - Taylor Artist George Strait
Taylor Artist George Strait Hello friends and welcome back to our Heartbreaker Guitars Taylor Tuesday Blog Series where we cover all things Taylor! As everyone's Taylor Guitar Dealer, we love talking about the amazing Taylor Guitars for sale on our site and some of the incredible artists who play them. Some of those artists are even considered royalty within their genre. Artist's like George Strait, known in Nashville as the "King of Country". Strait is a hallmark figure in country music and his career spans decades spent at the top of his field, making Taylor Guitars an ax fit for a king. A Little Background... George Strait was born May 18th, 1952 and in Poteet, Texas. His father, John Byron...

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Paul Reed Smith Wood Drying and Body Construction
Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of the Heartbreaker Guitars blog. Today I wanted dig deeper and look at the love and attention that goes into making the bodies for Paul Reed Smith Guitars. It might seem on the on surface that it wouldn’t take much time to make a guitar body, you just grab some wood, cut out a shape, do some gluing, sanding and painting, voila you have a guitar body. Wait maybe that does sound like it takes some time?  Like every aspect of the construction of a PRS guitar, there are many small but critical steps PRS take along the way to insure these guitars look, sound and play amazing. As with the necks, Paul...

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Blackwood Tone Wood

Blackwood Tone Wood
Hello everyone! We are back here at Heartbreaker Guitars for another blog post, trying to give you guys and gals the rundown on some of the fine guitars on sale at Heartbreaker Guitars. We like to help you be as informed as you can be before you Fall in Love with one of our amazing guitars! That means talking about things like neck shape, soundbox depth, and, yes, TONEWOOD!    The tonewood we want to highlight today is blackwood. Blackwood is commonly sourced from Africa, and the Tasmanian, which is located in Australia. The color on the wood is usually extremely dark, even appearing black (Which may come as a shock to some given the name) and is incredibly dense. ...

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Fan Fret Guitars at Heartbreaker Guitars
Fan Fret Guitars Fan Fret guitars are one of those innovations in the modern guitar world that we love here at Heartbreaker. Adding a more complex and broad tonal spectrum by giving extra strength to the low ends by extending the scale length and giving guitars more depth. It also, for some, feels more comfortable and adds a greater degree of play-ability. As well as adding an interesting aesthetic appeal. In general, playing a Fan Fret guitar brings a whole new dimension to playing guitar that you cannot replicate with anything else. We cannot recommend owning one of these enough. Having one in your collection will instantly make your collection more complete. There are plenty of Fan Fret guitars on...

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Taylor Tuesday - Lindsey Buckingham (Taylor Artist)
Hello friends and welcome back to our Taylor Tuesday Blog series, where today we will be visiting an old friend from one of our other favorite brands here at Heartbreaker Guitars. We are covering a Taylor artist who was the inspiration for one of the greatest electric guitars ever built. We are, of course, talking about Lindsey Buckingham! Lindsey is the Fleetwood Mac guitar player that pioneered the use of Rick Turner's Model 1 electric guitar. Now this may leave you thinking, "Wow, Lindsey has great taste in guitars, so what type of acoustics does he play?", the answer to that question: one of the brands Lindsey Buckingham turns to for acoustic guitars is Taylor Guitars. Lindsey Buckingham Lindsey was...

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Lowden Serial #20,000 Genesis Guitar on Sale at Heartbreaker Guitars
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcALtkQdbpI[/embed] That's right, the one of a kind Lowden Genesis Guitar, #20000 is on sale now at Heartbreaker Guitars!  This guitar is the most beautiful guitar George Lowden has ever built.  Designed from the ground up by George himself this stunning masterpiece commemorates his 20,000th guitar.  Inlay work done by world famous, Larry Robinson.  Master Grade Sinker Redwood over Master African Blackwood with Tasmanian Blackwood binding as well as a Tasmanian Blackwood sound box bevel.  Abalone 38 style body binding.  George paired the woods and designed the guitar to signify the story of Genesis which is depicted in the inlay on the back and does so in a series of 6 stages of Genesis.  The guitar is so tastefully done,...

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Wee Lowdens are on the Way Folks!!!
We have been waiting a long time for these 3 babies!  If you are interested in a Wee Lowden, George Lowden's New Best Selling Guitar, call us for details.  We receive our first one July 3rd!!

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