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Taylor Builder's Edition 816ce V-Class Bracing (1203112068)

Taylor Builder's Edition 816ce V-Class Bracing (1203112068)

Regular price $3,999.00 USD
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The first guitar to feature Taylor's updated Grand Symphony body shape, the Builder's Edition 816ce introduces a fresh sound and style to the Taylor line. Made with solid Indian rosewood back and sides, a Lutz spruce top, and V-Class bracing, this acoustic-electric boasts a soundport cutaway, which leaves the back of the guitar intact for maximum resonance while allowing sound to disperse in an immersive, wide-angle way. The result is a surround-sound experience characterized by warm, sparkling tone that balances clarity and power, one that performs as well in solo settings as it does in larger groups. Finished off with chamfered edges and built-in ES2 electronics, the Builder's Edition 816ce serves up a truly unique musical experience.

FEATURES

  • Grand Symphony Body Shape: This strong Taylor strummer produces a rich, bold voice.
  • Indian Rosewood Back & Sides: The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.
  • Lutz Spruce Top: This natural hybrid of Sitka and White spruce also shares characteristics with Adirondack spruce, responding with power, richness and volume.
  • Expression System 2 Electronics: The Expression System 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.
  • V-Class Bracing: Taylor's patented V-Class bracing is a revolutionary new pattern — a new sonic engine — that marks a major shift away from traditional steel-string bracing patterns. 


SPECIFICATIONS

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Scale Length: 24-7/8"
  • Bracing: V-Class Bracing
  • Pickguard: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Tuners: Gotoh
  • Strings: Phosphor Bronze Light
  • Body Width: 16 1/4"
  • Nut & Saddle: Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
  • Body Length: 20" 
  • Body Depth: 4 5/8"
BODY
  • Binding Edge Treatment: Rock Maple
  • Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
  • Rosette Size: Single Ring
  • Back/Side Finish: Silent Satin
  • Backstrap Wood: None
  • Stain/Sunburst: Natural
  • Armrest: No
  • Top Finish: Silent Satin
  • Backstrap Finish: None
  • Bridge Inlay: None
  • Armrest Binding: None
  • Rosette Material: Abalone 
  • Wedge: None
NECK
  • Neck Width: 1-3/4"
  • Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Fretboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Heel Length: 3-1/2"
  • Fretboard Inlay: 15"
  • Heel Cap Binding: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Satin
PEGHEAD
  • Peghead Finish: Satin
  • Peghead Type: Standard
  • Headstock Overlay: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Peghead Logo: Taylor Mother of Pearl
  • Peghead Binding: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Peghead Purfling: Maple
  • Peghead Inlay: Windansea
OTHER
  • Bridge Pins: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Fingerboard Ext.: None
  • Buttons: Gold
  • Edge Trim: Maple/Indian Rosewood

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