Designed from the ground up for comfort, playability and rich tone, the USA-made GTe Urban Ash has a compact body shape with a big, resonant acoustic voice. The GT (Grand Theater) shape shares the basic footprint of the jumbo-sized Grand Orchestra shape, but its proportions have been scaled down (including a shallower body depth), creating a fun, inviting feel in a package that you can take virtually anywhere. The GTe also features a uniquely proportioned neck with a scale length of 24-⅛”, a bit longer than the GS Mini and a bit shorter than the Grand Concert. The neck provides a slinky fretting feel thanks to reduced string tension. It comes together in the GTe Urban Ash, built with solid back and sides of the responsibly sourced tonewood that gives the guitar its name. This model also features Taylor's lead Expression System ES2 for quick plug-and-play.
A solid spruce top helps charge the GT’s tonal response with projection that belies its small frame, powered by the new asymmetrical C-Class bracing design, which translates the tone-enhancing properties of V-Class bracing into a sonic engine that’s appropriate for this new body shape. Expect a warm, punchy midrange accentuated by crisp treble notes, with an impressive bass response that owes its surprising power to the new bracing scheme. A beautiful fretboard of responsibly sourced smoked eucalyptus delivers the feel of a rosewood fretboard with the tonal character of ebony, while a thin matte finish preserves the guitar’s resonance. A clean-cut appointment package includes Pinnacle inlays in Italian acrylic, a three-ring koa rosette and a dusky Urban Sienna stain on the ash back and sides.
Comes with a super-durable yet lightweight AeroCase.
TYPE: Mid-scale electro acoustic TOP: Solid spruce BACK/SIDES: Solid Urban Ash MAX RIM DEPTH: 115mm (4.5”) MAX BODY WIDTH: 380mm (15”) NECK: Mahogany SCALE LENGTH: 645mm (25.4”) TUNERS: Taylor nickel mini NUT/WIDTH 44mm FINGERBOARD: Eucalyptus, Italian acrylic 'Pinnacle inlays, 406mm (16”) radius FRETS: 20, medium BRIDGE/SPACING: Eucalyptus, 55mm ELECTRICS: Taylor Expression System ES-2 with treble, bass and volume controls WEIGHT (kg/lb): 1.72 / 3.8 Case: Brown AeroCase FINISH: Matte 2.0 mil
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