Taylor Builders Edition 517 Grand Pacific Acoustic Spruce-Tropical Mahogany x1130

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Builder's Edition 517

Among the first generation of our Grand Pacific dreadnought guitars, the mahogany/torrefied spruce Builder’s Edition 517 dramatically expands the Taylor line’s sonic palette with a new flavor of acoustic tone that may surprise players who think they know the Taylor sound. An exciting new entry into the dreadnought category, this round-shoulder Grand Pacific resonates with a finely-honed balance of low-end power and clarity across the middle and upper registers, producing warm, rounded tone in which notes blend seamlessly together to create a seasoned sound. Back and sides of neo-tropical mahogany flavor the sound with dry, woody character, coupling beautifully with the dynamic response of the torrefied Sitka spruce top. The Builder’s Edition stamp means that the 517 is detailed with premium features designed to maximize player comfort, including chamfered body edges and a new compound-carve neck profile that compensates for the change in your hand position as you move along the neck. Subtly contoured fretboard edges and a rounded, ridgeless heel add to the guitar’s pleasing fretting-hand feel, while a refined bridge shape brings extra comfort to your pick hand. Under the hood, V-Class bracing enables the guitar to pump out stunning projection and sustain, plus nearly perfect intonation, which means you won’t have to contend with sour notes on the fretboard. Between its sound and feel, the Builder’s Edition 517 once again raises the bar on the Taylor playing experience.

Serialized 1203051130

Includes original hardshell case

Highlights 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 Tuners Taylor Nickel Case Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral Brand of Strings Elixir Phosphor Bronze Medium Body Length 20” Body Width 16” Body Depth 4 5/8" Body Binding/Edge Treatment Sapele Top Finish Silent Satin Back Config 2-piece No Wedge Backstrap Finish None Rosette Size Single Ring Bridge Inlay None Back/Side Finish Silent Satin Armrest Binding None Backstrap Wood None Rosette Mat. Black Sapele/Maple Stain/Sunburst Blackwood Stain Back/Sides/Neck, Natural Top Wedge None Armrest no Neck Neck Width 1-3/4" Fretboard Inlay Arrowheads, Grained Ivoroid Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment Sapele Heel Cap Binding West African Ebony Type of Neck Joint Scarf Neck/Heel Tropical Mahogany Fretboard Wood West African Ebony Neck Finish Satin Heel Length 3-1/2" Peghead Peghead Finish Satin Peghead Binding None Peghead Type Standard Peghead Purfling None Headstock Overlay West African Ebony Peghead Inlay Arrowheads, Grained Ivoroid Peghead Logo Grained Ivoroid Other Bridge Pins West African Ebony Buttons Nickel Fingerboard Ext None Edge Trim None

 

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