This is the new for 2020 Builder's Edition 816ce Grand Symphony from Taylor! The 816ce highlights Taylor's design philosophies with a wonderfully contoured body, expansive acoustic tone, and player-focused enhancements. The ultimate playing experience begins with Indian rosewood back and sides paired with a Lutz spruce top, offering all the low-end warmth and sparkle you’d expect from the classic rosewood/spruce combination with additional bloom and resonance added by V-Class bracing. But this Builder’s Edition model truly shines in the details, starting with its most significant innovation: the soundport cutaway. Crafted to resemble a partial Florentine cutaway, the design keeps the guitar’s full back intact while still allowing easy access to the high-register frets. The additional soundhole adds a truly new dimension of acoustic sound, creating a wide-angle sound that would fit as well in a classical orchestra as it would a rock band or a fingerstyle solo act. The guitar has figured maple binding, chamfered edges and a rosewood edge trim along with a single-ring rosette crafted of green abalone. The guitar ships with ES2 electronics in a deluxe Western Floral hardshell case.
Acoustic-Electric Guitar Silent Satin Finish Chambered Grand Symphony Body Indian Rosewood Back and Sides Lutz Spruce Top Tropical Mahogany Neck Ebony Fretboard Windansea Shell and Mother of Pearl Inlays, Green Abalone Rosette V-Class Bracing 24-7/8” Scale Length 15" Fretboard Radius 1.75" Nut Width 20 Frets Taylor Expression System 2 Electronics Curve Wing Ebony Bridge 4 lbs 12 oz. .850" Neck Profile at 1st Fret .900" Neck Profile at 9th Fret
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