Taylor T5z Classic Hollow Body Electric GuitarSKU: TT5ZCLASS-P
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Electric-friendly features include a more compact body than the original T5, plus a 12-inch fretboard radius and jumbo frets that making bending strings easier. If you’re looking for a versatile stage or recording guitar that blends the feel of an electric with a full range of acoustic and electric tones, the T5z gives you an essential musical tool.
Like the original T5, the T5z bridges the electric and acoustic worlds like no other guitar, unleashing a sweeping array of amplified tones. The hollowbody design features an active soundboard to produce a natural acoustic voice and incorporates three pickups: an acoustic body sensor, a concealed neck humbucker, and a visible bridge humbucker. Crossover design features include dual compatibility with electric and acoustic amps, plus five-way switching and onboard tone controls that let you shift from shimmering acoustic to screaming electric in an instant.
The deep color and rich grain of a mahogany top give the T5z Classic a vintage, earthy character. Distinctive T5z features include a more compact body than the original T5, a 12-inch fretboard radius, and jumbo frets, which add up to a fast, fluid playing experience that makes string bends fun. Like the T5, the T5z is equipped with a three-pickup configuration of an acoustic body sensor, a concealed neck humbucker, and a visible bridge humbucker, plus five-way switching and onboard tone controls, giving players an incredibly versatile electric/acoustic guitar. Appointments include Small Diamond inlays and nickel hardware, an unbound body and satin classic mahogany finish. The guitar includes a T5z gig bag.
- Compact hollowbody design
- 12-inch fretboard radius
- Jumbo frets
- 24-7/8-inch scale length
- 1 acoustic pickup / 2 electric humbuckers
- Five-way switching and onboard tone controls
- Dual compatibility with electric and acoustic amps
- Gig bag included
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I am a lefty non-pro senior. I play solely for the enjoyment of close family/friends. Certainly, I do not have any professional aspirations.
The Lyndhurst, OH Sam Ash placed a special order for me. I couldn't be more thrilled with the service from Sam Ash or my new Taylor T5z. Both exceptional.
What attracted me to the T5z was the thin line. It makes it very easy to hold/play. It also must be stated that the range in tones that can be played are perfect for me. Plenty, but not overwhelming.
I really don't have a negative comment about my new favorite guitar. It goes perfectly well with my two other lefty Taylor's: a "GS Mini" and a travel "Baby".
Bottom line. An excellent guitar. Absolutely no buyer remorse here.
And again, thank you to the folks at Sam Ash for their great service - from demonstration/consultation to seeing the order thru to ensuring that the setup was optimal (which it was - it is a Taylor, after all), upon delivery, etc.
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