Taylor’s compact Grand Concert 12-fret guitars deliver a uniquely inspiring playing experience. The shorter 12-fret neck and 24-7/8-inch scale length create a slinky handfeel that makes fretting and bending strings easier, and the different bridge placement articulates the top in a way that produces a remarkably powerful voice for a small body. This year’s model features the addition of V-Class bracing, which pairs beautifully with this all-mahogany body for clarity, power, and sustain, along with the focus and warmth inherent to this popular tonewood. The V-Class design also puts the top more in tune with the strings, which improves the intonation across the entire fretboard, eliminating sour notes and creating a more balanced tonal output between fretted and open strings. The hardwood mahogany top also helps smooth out a player’s attack for a more consistent tonal response across the frequency spectrum. Noteworthy aesthetic touches include a shaded edgeburst body and neck, faux tortoise shell binding, a rosette of faux tortoise shell framed by grained ivoroid, and a grained ivoroid Century fretboard inlay. With Taylor’s onboard ES2 pickup and preamp, all your expressive playing nuances will translate into your amplified sound. This Grand Concert guitar ships in a deluxe hardshell case.
Scale Length: 24-7/8"
Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
Number of Frets: 18
Tuners: Taylor Slot Head
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
Body Length: 19 1/2"
Body Width: 15"
Body Depth: 4 3/8"
Binding/Edge Treatment: West African Crelicam Ebony
Top Finish: Gloss
Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
Backstrap Finish: None
Rosette Size: Single Ring
Bridge Inlay: None
Back/Side Finish: Gloss
Rosette Mat.: Ivoroid
Stain/Sunburst: Medium Brown Stain with Shaded Edge Burst
Neck Width: 1-3/4"
Fretboard Inlay: Century
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: West African Crelicam Ebony
Heel Cap Binding: West African Crelicam Ebony
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony
Neck Finish: Satin
Heel Length: 3-1/4"
Peghead Finish: Gloss
Peghead Binding: None
Peghead Type: Slot Head
Peghead Purfling: None
Headstock Overlay: West African Crelicam Ebony
Peghead Inlay: None
Peghead Logo: Grained Ivoroid
Bridge Pins: West African Crelicam Ebony
Electrics: Taylor ES-2
*Models are subject to change without notice
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