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While Taylor is more well-known for their acoustics, Taylor electric guitars are still considered finely built instruments. The T5 is a semi-hollow thinline electric guitar, and the the T5-S is the standard entry in the line. Those with S1 in the model name feature a figured top. 

Years of Production: 2005 - present

Body Style: Semi-Hollow thinline single cutaway

Wood Composition: Sapele back and sides, Maple top, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: Chrome hardware, dot inlays, humbucker and in-body sensor pickup, three control knobs

Product Specs

  • T5-S
  • Black
  • 2005
Made In
  • United States
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Reviews for the Taylor T5-S Black 2005
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  • I bought this guitar because the guitarist MIYAVI has it

    Verified Purchase

    As my first reverb purchase, I bought the Taylor T5S because the guitarist MIYAVI has it. As I use the same chopper (thumping) style to play guitar, I love the low strings and great semi-hollow sound. It is one of the best sounding guitars I have and although it said it was used, you'd think it's ne…

  • Verified Purchase

    I ran across the Taylor T-5 on Reverb not knowing much about it other than seeing a few on TV. It was a good deal so I snagged it up, my 1st purchase. I absolutely love this guitar! Built so well, plays like a dream and sounds fantastic. Almost like playing an electric, a thin body acoust…