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Taylor Guitars 317e Grand Pacific Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Taylor 317e Grand Pacific Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Sitka Spruce Top, Sapele Back and Sides, V Class Bracing, Expression System 2

 
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Taylor presents the 317e Grand Pacific Acoustic-Electric Guitar. Featuring the unique Grand Pacific body shape, and powered by customized V Class bracing, the Taylor 317e Grand Pacific is a versatile guitar that evokes notes that blend together smoothly to create a warm, seasoned sound with clear low-end power. Sapele back and sides complement the Sitka spruce top to create a sound that’s a nice, dry blend of mahogany with a touch of sparkle commonly found in rosewood. The Expression System 2 electronics allow the natural sound of the guitar to be amplified. The 317e Grand Pacific round shoulder dreadnought is for the player looking for a Taylor sound unlike anything before, perfect for strumming yet appealing for fingerstyle players as well.

Grand Pacific Round Shoulder Dreadnought Body Shape
Taylor’s Grand Pacific body shape unleashes a truly unique sound in this amazing round shoulder dreadnought. This guitar design redefines the tonal qualities one might normally associate with a Taylor guitar. Master guitar builder Andy Powers set out to create a guitar with warm and seasoned notes that blend smoothly together and would appeal to a variety of players. He wanted to capture a sound that was unique and familiar at the same time.

V Class Bracing Customized for the Grand Pacific
Taylor's revolutionary V Class bracing helps improve sustain and volume, and behaves like an acoustic transducer for the top of guitar. In addition to enhancing volume and sustain, it manipulates the soundboard energy in a way that improves intonation. This yields greater volume and power in the upper register and improves the sonic arrangement of fundamental notes and overtones. This innovation allows for greater low-end power, better control of sound, and creates warm and round sonic overtones.

Stage-Ready Taylor Expression System 2 Electronics
The Taylor Expression System 2 is an award-winning electronics system that captures the natural sound of the guitar when plugged in. A proprietary, three-piezo pickup mounted behind the saddle creates a more clear and accurate sound. The active pre-amp offers volume, bass, and treble controls in a sleek, unobtrusive design to allow you to shape your tone and a phase switch optimizes your sound while offering feedback reduction depending on your environment.

Features:

  • Grand Pacific Body Shape
  • Sapele Back and Sides; Sitka Spruce Top
  • Custom V Class Bracing
  • Italian Acrylic Gemstone Inlays
  • Taylor Expression System 2
  • Hardshell Case Included

Get your Taylor 317e Grand Pacific Acoustic-Electric Guitar round shoulder dreadnought today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic-Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case

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Body Size/Shape Grand Pacific
Body Wood Sapele
Top Sitka Spruce
Bracing V-Class
Cutaway None
Top/Body Finish Gloss Top/Satin Back & Sides
Neck Type Taylor Neck
Neck Wood Mahogany
Neck Shape Standard Taylor
Neck Finish Satin
Scale Length 25.5"
Fingerboard West African Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 15"
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1-3/4"
Bridge Type West African Ebony
Nut & Saddle Black Graphite Nut/Micarta Saddle
Tuning Machines Taylor Nickel
Electronics Taylor Expression System 2
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Series 300 Series
Model 317e
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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