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Taylor Fall 2013 Edition 516e Grand Symphony Acoustic-Electric Guitar
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The body style of Taylor's Fall 2013 Edition Grand Symphony matches well with the tonewood pairing of beautiful curly mahogany and European spruce, p...Click To Read More About This Product
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The body style of Taylor's Fall 2013 Edition Grand Symphony matches well with the tonewood pairing of beautiful curly mahogany and European spruce, producing a powerful, warm and sophisticated acoustic voice that suggests a refined take on a bluegrass guitar. Premium touches include tone-enhancing Adirondack spruce CV bracing, figured mahogany edge trim on the soundboard, a rosette of figured mahogany and boxwood, a newly designed œAvian fretboard inlay in boxwood, rosewood binding, a boxwood peghead logo, Gotoh gold tuners and new Taylor Expression System acoustic electronics. The model features a 2013 Fall Limited Edition label inside the guitar and ships in a Taylor deluxe hardshell case.
Grand Symphony (GS)
Body Length: 20"/Body Width: 16-1/4"/Body Depth: 4-5/8"
Taylor's Grand Symphony shape joined the line in 2006 and delivers a rich, powerful acoustic voice. Think of it as a Grand Auditorium with a turbo boost, thanks to expanded physical dimensions, including a slightly wider waist and a bigger lower bout. Strummers and pickers with a driving attack will love the fullness, volume and sustain. Yet for such a robust voice, the GS is also clear and responsive to fast picking runs or a light fingerstyle touch, so if you'e a dynamic player, this shape is a true contender. And the big voice doesn™t come at the expense of balance. The piano-like bass, meaty midrange, and thick, shimmering highs blend seamlessly. These traits also make the GS a great vehicle for 12-strings. If you like a lush, potent guitar tone that has the horsepower to compete with other acoustic cannons out there, the GS shape is a worthy choice.
Shape: Grand Symphony
Number of Strings: 6
Scale length: 25-1/2"
Body Length: 20"
Body Width: 16-1/4"
Body Depth: 4-5/8"
Neck Width: 1-3/4"
Bracing: CV Bracing with Relief Rout
Back/Side Wood: Tropical Mahogany
Top Wood: European Spruce
Electronics: Expression System 2
Nut & Saddle: Tusq Nut/Micarta Saddle
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Fretboard Inlay: None
Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Binding: Indian Rosewood
Bridge Inlay: None
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Truss Rod Cover: Ebony
Back/Side Finish: Gloss
Top Finish: Gloss
Neck Finish: Satin
Number of Frets: 20
Armrest Binding: None
Back Config: Two-piece No Wedge
Backstrap Finish: None
Brand of Strings: Elixir Medium
Edge Trim: None
Fingerboard Ext: None
Fretboard Binding: Indian Rosewood
Heel Cap Binding: Indian Rosewood
Heel length: 3-1/2"
Peghead Finish: Gloss
Peghead Inlay: None
Peghead Binding: Indian Rosewood
Peghead Logo: Taylor Mother-of-Pearl
Peghead Type: Standard
Rosette Size: Single Ring
Stain/Sunburst: Medium Brown Stain
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell, Brown
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