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Taylor 300 Series 324 Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar Shaded Edge Burst

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Product Price $1,699.0
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Taylor's 300 Series has introduced countless players to the pleasures of the all-solid-wood acoustic experience; it's the entry point to Taylor's USA...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 08-14-2018

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Solid blackwood and solid spruce.

Taylor's 300 Series has introduced countless players to the pleasures of the all-solid-wood acoustic experience; it's the entry point to Taylor's USA-made instrument line. Players who step up to a 300 Series instrument will be rewarded with a guitar-for-a-lifetime that will only sound better with age. The 300 Series has everything you need and nothing you don't need in a fantastic sounding and playing instrument. All 300 Series instruments ship in a deluxe hard shell case made by Taylor for optimal fit and protection.

Body Shape
A Taylor original, the Grand Auditorium helped establish the Taylor acoustic sound. The popular body style makes for a versatile guitar that yields ample volume in response to light fingerpicking, and reacts to medium strumming and flatpicking with a clear, balanced sound across the tonal spectrum. If you want a great all-purpose guitar, the GA is an excellent choice.

Tone Wood Pairing
A guitar's top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Mahogany is a hardwood that produces a natural compression, yielding more "roll-in" effect to a note. The compression evens out a lively attack for a more linear response. Mahogany tops deliver strong fundamentals with clear and direct focus. Tonally, blackwood behaves somewhere in the middle of rosewood and mahogany, with a little extra shimmer and chime that shows its family resemblance to koa. Pairing blackwood with the mahogany top not only gives you that roll-in effect associated with a mahogany top - really smooth attack and balance - but extra complexity as the note decays. It's a great combination.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body type: Grand Auditorium
  • Cutaway: Non-cutaway
  • Top wood: Solid Mahogany
  • Back & sides: Solid Blackwood
  • Bracing pattern: Taylor Standard III
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
  • Nut width: 1.75 in. (44.45 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Tropical Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Genuine African Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Nickel
  • Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta/Tusq
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Country of origin: United States

A magnificent pairing of tone woods for a lovely acoustic guitar voice.

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