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Taylor 618e First Edition Grand Orchestra Acoustic-Electric Guitar
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This First Edition Grand Orchestra marks the debut of Taylor' revoiced maple 600 Series, featuring a package of tone-enhancing refinements that trans...Click To Read More About This Product
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Innovations in construction and delicate details make this First Edition Taylor a must-have.
This First Edition Grand Orchestra marks the debut of Taylor' revoiced maple 600 Series, featuring a package of tone-enhancing refinements that transform maple' historically bright tone profile into a richer, warmer and more complex voice.
Among the design nuances are Adirondack spruce Advanced Performance bracing, which features a maple-specific back bracing profile that enhances the guitar' responsiveness; the use of protein glues to optimize the tonal transfer between key wood components; and a thin, 3.5-mil gloss finish to minimize dampening.
A new, hand-rubbed œBrown Sugar color treatment on the back and sides gives maple' striking figure a burnished copper glow without adding extra thickness to the finish. The Sitka spruce top is specially seasoned using torrefaction, a roasting process that helps produce an aged tonal character marked by greater acoustic resonance and responsiveness.
Featured appointments include ivoroid Wings fretboard inlays; an inlaid ebony backstrap; and an additional headstock inlay on this First Edition model.
Other standout details include ebony binding with ivoroid body purfling; an ebony rosette edged in ivoroid; a striped ebony pickguard; Taylor nickel tuners; and Taylor' Expression System 2 acoustic electronics. The guitar includes a First Edition label and a deluxe hardshell case with a commemorative First Edition nameplate.
Taylor's biggest body shape blends power, detail and balance across the tonal spectrum
Taylor' most powerful, complex voice
Incredibly balanced for a big-bodied guitar
Specially braced to be responsive to a dynamic attack
- Body type: Grand Orchestra
- Cutaway: Non-cutaway
- Top wood: Spruce Sitka
- Back & sides: Maple Figured
- Bracing pattern: Advanced performance with relief rout
- Body finish: Gloss
- Orientation: Right handed
- Neck shape: Not specified
- Nut width: 1.75" (44.45mm)
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Neck wood: Maple Hard rock
- Scale length: 25.5"
- Number of frets: 20
- Neck finish: Satin
- Pickup/preamp: Yes
- Brand: Taylor
- Configuration: Behind the saddle pickup
- Preamp EQ: 2-band
- Feedback filter: Not applicable
- Tuner: Not applicable
- Headstock overlay: Ebony
- Tuning machines: Nickel
- Bridge: Ebony
- Saddle & nut: Micarta/Tusq
- Number of strings: 6-string
- Special features: Limited edtion, Special headstock logo
- Case: Hardshell case
- Accessories: Warranty card, adjustment tools
- Country of origin: United States
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