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Taylor Guitars Academy 12-N Grand Concert Nylon Spruce/Sapele Acoustic Guitar

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ACADEMY 12-N V2

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This nylon-string Grand Concert from Taylor's Academy Series may be the best nylon-string guitar you'll find for the money. The underlying design goal of the series is to make the acoustic guitar accessible to more players by bringing Taylor's legendary playability and tone into an affordable price range. One of the benefits of a nylon-string guitar is that the light string tension is easy on the fingertips. Another inviting feature is a built-in armrest to enhance the playing comfort. Tonally, the wood pairing of layered sapele back and sides with a solid Lutz spruce top, together with the body's internal bracing, project a warm, mellow nylon voice with crisp percussive appeal that suits a variety of musical styles and responds well to both fingerpicking and flatpicking. Whether you're a steel-string player looking to add an affordable nylon-string to your acoustic toolbox or crave a great-sounding acoustic guitar that's easy on the hands and the wallet, the Academy 12-N is an option well worth exploring.

Features
Grand Concert Shape - A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.
Lutz Spruce Top Wood - This natural hybrid of Sitka and White spruce also shares characteristics with Adirondack spruce, responding with power, richness and volume.
Layered Sapele Body - Layered wood construction is used to offer attractive, durable and affordable models.

Specifications
Body Shape: Grand Concert
Bracing: Academy Series
Scale Length: 25-1/2"
Body: Solid Lutz Spruce top, Layered Sapele back/sides
Body Finish: Varnish
Neck: Mahogany
Neck Finish: Varnish
Neck Width: 1-7/8"
Frets: 17
Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony with 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic inlay
Nut/Saddle: Tusq Nut/Micarta Saddle
Tuners: Classical Nickel
Extra Features: Bevelled Tropical Mahogany Armrest
Electronics: none
Case: Soft Gig Bag
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