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Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e #71149

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Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e #71149

$3,099.00

$3,099.00

About Taylor

Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, and has grown into the leading global builder of premium acoustic guitars. Renowned for blending modern, innovative manufacturing techniques with a master craftsman’s attention to detail, Taylor acoustic guitars are widely considered among the best-sounding and easiest to play in the world. The company is a pioneer in the use of computer mills, lasers, and other high-tech tools and proprietary machinery, and today, Bob Taylor is widely recognized throughout the musical instrument industry as the visionary acoustic guitar manufacturer.

Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e, Ebony Fretboard, Natural

~Guitar shown is the actual guitar that you will receive, Serial #: 1201271149~

Part of Taylor’s inaugural class of Grand Pacific guitars, the Builder’s Edition 717e builds on a long tradition of rosewood/spruce dreadnoughts but breaks new ground with an entirely new Taylor sound. The round-shoulder dreadnought shape, featuring Taylor’s award-winning V-Class bracing, produces warm, seasoned acoustic tone in which individual notes overlap and blend smoothly together, while the low-end power common among dreadnoughts boasts greater clarity here. V-Class brings extra punch and sustain, along with improved intonation and musicality across the entire frequency spectrum. Together with rosewood’s harmonic complexity and the played-in sound of the torrefied spruce top, players can expect rich, luxurious tonal character from top to bottom. It’s a voice comfortably rooted in a traditional sound, yet updated to offer more expressive musical range. As a Builder’s Edition model, the 717e also sports an array of premium, player-friendly features: chamfered body edges, rolled fretboard edges, and a new compound-carve neck profile, whose contours match the natural adjustments in the player’s hand position when moving up and down the fretboard. Even the bridge design was refined to add a more ergonomic feel for the player’s pick hand. Taylor’s noise-reducing Silent Satin finish displays the muted sheen of an older guitar, while elegantly understated appointments include mother-of-pearl Arrowhead fretboard and peghead inlays, with Sapele binding. This edition also features our stage-ready ES2 electronics.

This guitar comes with Taylor’s Lifetime Warranty, Original Factory Case and our 100% satisfaction guarantee. 

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Shape
Grand Pacific
Top Wood
Sitka Spruce
Body Wood
Indian Rosewood
Electronics
Expression System® 2
Cutaways
Non-cutaway
Scale Length
25-1/2"
Nut & Saddle
Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Bracing
V-Class
Truss Rod Cover
West African Ebony
Pickguard
None
Number of Frets
20
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