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Bouchereau Mistral Acoustic Guitar, Indian Rosewood & German Spruce

$6,100.00

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This Bouchereau Mistral model is one of two new guitars to arrive from luthier Loic Bortot.

The Mistral is Loic's OM model and this guitar is made with a gorgeous set of Indian Rosewood for the back and sides, with the sides lined with laminated Spanish Cedar, and a German Spruce top. The Honduran Mahogany neck features a  Carbon reinforced, double acting truss rod, and the Indian Ebony fingerboard is raised over the guitar's top.

Bouchereau's Loïc Bortot gives his thoughts on this Mistral model:

"The Mistral model is basically my version of the OM model, the typical fingerstyle and soloist guitar. It produces a reactive response with complex overtones and harmonics, which allows a very nuanced playing. This guitar is a valuable tool that can feature many ergonomic and aesthetic options. A very versatile instrument that represents the essential pillar of my product lineup. I decided to go with Indian Rosewood for the binding as well, underlined with a subtle maple veneer purfling (as you can see on the back strip)."

  • Mistral model (OM), serial number #020
  • Scale length: 25.34
  • General geometry: Raised fingerboard, 30 feet radius top, 16 feet radius back, 14th fret neck / body joint
  • Body construction: solid sides, laminated Spanish cedar linings
  • Neck construction: Carbon reinforced, double acting truss rod, scarf jointed head angle, one piece jointed heel block
  • Body construction: solid sides, laminated Spanish cedar linings
  • String spacing: 1.5” at the nut, 2.25” at the saddle
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh 510 21:1, chrome with black buttons
  • Strings: Elixir nanoweb phosphor bronze .012-.053
  • Finish: Clear gloss polyurethane, satin finish neck
  • Frets: 22, medium size, stainless steel
  • Magnetic truss rod cover
  • Case: Hiscox Pro II OM
  • Top: German spruce (Picea Abies)
  • Back / sides: Indian rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)
  • Neck: Honduran mahogany (Swietenia Macropylla)
  • Fingerboard / bridge: Indian ebony (Diospyros Ebenum)
  • Headplates (front and back): Indian rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia) - Binding: Indian rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)
  • Bridge pins: Indian ebony (Diospyros Ebenum)
  • Nut / saddle: Bone
  • Fret markers: 3/32” copper ring
  • Rosette: Indian rosewood, radial grain
  • Back strip: Indian rosewood with white trim, full length
  • Endgraft: 0.25” Indian rosewood stripe
  • Top purfling: 0.3mm black / white
  • Back / sides purfling: 0.5mm white (maple)
  • Fingerboard binding: Ebony with 0.3mm white trim
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