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Taylor American Dream Series AD17e Blacktop Grand Pacific

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$1,799.00
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AD17e Blacktop

Built with solid ovangkol back and sides and a black, solid spruce top, the Grand Pacific AD17e asserts itself with a bold throwback aesthetic that complements its vintage-inspired tone. Ovangkol brings warmth and pleasing midrange focus, which, in concert with Taylor's V-Class bracing architecture, delivers a stunning tonal blend of power, sustain and musicality. Chamfered body edges and the trademark comfort of the Taylor neck make this Grand Pacific dreadnought a dream to play, offering guitarists of all styles and musical needs a versatile solid-wood option at a more accessible price. Simple appointments highlight this model’s musical focus, featuring a black top treatment with a black pickguard, single-ring rosette, 4mm dot fretboard inlays, and an ultra-thin matte finish. It comes with built-in ES2 electronics and ships in a light yet strong AeroCase.

FEATURES

  • Grand Pacific Body Shape: This round-shoulder dreadnought delivers a new flavor of warm, rich Taylor tone.
  • Sitka Spruce Top: The soundboard of choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.
  • Ovangkol Back & Sides: Although not as well-known as its Indian rosewood cousin, ovangkol shares many of the same properties, making it a versatile, great-sounding tonewood.
  • Expression System 2 Pickup: The Expression System 2 captures more of a guitar's dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.
  • V-Class Bracing: A revolutionary design that balances the flexibility and stability of the top, V-Class bracing produces unmatched sustain, volume, and intonation.

SPECIFICATIONS
Scale Length: 25-1/2"
Nut & Saddle: Black Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
Bracing: V-Class
Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
Pickguard: Black
Number of Frets: 20
Tuners: Taylor Nickel
Case: Aerocase
Brand of Strings: D'Addario Coated Phosphor Bronze - Medium
Body Length: 20"
Body Width: 16"
Body Depth: 4 5/8"
Binding/Edge Treatment: Chamfered Edges
Top Finish: Matte
Back Config: 2-Piece No Wedge
Backstrap Finish: None
Rosette Size: Single Ring
Bridge Inlay: None
Back/Side Finish: Matte
Armrest Binding: None
Backstrap Wood: None
Rosette Mat.: Black/Maple/Black
Stain/Sunburst: None
Wedge: None
Armrest: None
Neck Width: 1-3/4"
Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: None
Heel Cap Binding: Black
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: Eucalyptus
Neck Finish: Matte
Heel Length: 3-1/2"
Peghead Finish: Matte
Peghead Binding: None
Peghead Type: Standard
Peghead Purfling: None
Headstock Overlay: Eucalyptus
Peghead Inlay: None
Peghead Logo: Italian Acrylic
Bridge Pins: Black
Buttons: Nickel
Fingerboard Ext.: None
Edge Trim: None