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Taylor T5z Custom Cocobolo Acoustic-Electric Guitar Gold Hardware
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Taylor's original hollowbody hybrid electric/acoustic T5 family has flourished and grown since the debut of the original T5 in 2005. The game-changin...Click To Read More About This Product
The perfect hybrid of slinky electric guitar feel and the natural charm of an acoustic.
Taylor's original hollowbody hybrid electric/acoustic T5 family has flourished and grown since the debut of the original T5 in 2005. The game-changing design bridged the electric and acoustic worlds like no other guitar, giving gigging players a dynamic range of amplified acoustic flavors, all in one guitar. The magic is in Taylor's blend of proprietary pickup designs and switching capability. An active soundboard and a magnetic acoustic body sensor capture a natural-sounding acoustic voice, while a pair of electric pickups–a concealed neck humbucker and a visible bridge humbucker–crank out an array of electric sounds. Five-way switching and onboard tone controls enable players to flick from warm jazz to vintage blues to heavy distortion in an instant. The T5's dual compatibility with electric and acoustic amps (or both with an A/B box) translates into a broad sonic palette for players to tap into.
The T5's newer sibling, the T5z, packs all that great capability into a more compact body size (closer to a solid body), appealing to electric players with its 12" fretboard radius (compared to 15" on the T5), jumbo frets that make bending strings easier, and slightly more feedback resistance with high-gain distortion. As it's name suggest, this T5z Custom Cocobolo acoustic-electric guitar is a hybrid electric-acoustic topped with cocobolo, a dense tonewood that is not only full of different color grain patterns but produces robust bass with shimmering highs. It also features a sapele body with mahogany neck, and genuine West African ebony fretboard, bridge and peghead overlay. The T5z Custom Cocobolo is appointed with white binding and mother-of-pearl fretboard and peghead inlays (Classic 900 Series design), and complemented by an all-gloss finish with a shaded edgeburst. Other specifications include a 1-11/16” nut width, 24-7/8” scale length, 12” fretboard radius, jumbo frets, and bone saddle and nut, along with gold hardware. It includes standard T5 electronics with five-way switching, and ships in a deluxe Taylor hardshell case made by Taylor for optimal fit and protection.
The Taylor Difference
What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.
- All-gloss natural finish
- 12" fingerboard radius
- Jumbo frets
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- Body type: T5z
- Cutaway: Single
- Top wood: Solid cocobolo
- Back and sides: Sapele
- Bracing pattern: Taylor Standard T5z
- Body finish: Gloss
- Orientation: Right handed
- Neck shape: T5 carve
- Nut width: 1.69" (43 mm)
- Fingerboard: Genuine West African ebony
- Neck wood: Korina
- Scale length: 24.84"
- Number of frets: 21
- Neck finish: Gloss
- Pickup/preamp: Yes
- Brand: Taylor
- Configuration: 2 humbucking pickups
- Preamp EQ: 3-band
- Feedback filter: No
- Tuner: No
- Headstock overlay: Genuine West African ebony
- Tuning machines: Taylor gold with gold buttons
- Bridge: Genuine West African ebony
- Saddle and nut: Bone
- Number of strings: 6
- Special features:
- Case: Hardshell case
- Accessories: None
- Country of origin: United States
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
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