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The Taylor Grand Pacific - New Taylor Shape. New Taylor Sound.


Powered by Taylor's award-winning V-Class(TM) bracing, the Grand Pacific is a new round-shoulder dreadnought that introduces a whole new sonic personality to the dreadnought category and the Taylor line. It's a Taylor like you've never heard before.

A Warm, Seasoned Sound
Compared to the "modern" acoustic sound Taylor has become known for - vibrant and articulate, with clearly defined notes - the Grand Pacific's voice features broad, overlapping notes that blend smoothly together to create a warm, seasoned sound. If you're already a fan of Taylor, the Grand Pacific reveals a uniquely inspiring flavour to explore. If the Taylor sound hasn't been your jam in the past, the Grand Pacific might change your mind. It's definitely a guitar worth a test-drive.

The Grand Pacific 317, featuring Taylor's new round-shoulder dreadnought body voiced with its award-winning V-Class bracing, helps usher in a whole new Taylor sound. Notes blend smoothly together to produce a warm and seasoned acoustic voice with clear low-end power. Built with solid sapele back and sides and a solid Sitka spruce top, the 317 boasts a tonal response that sits comfortably between the dry, focused character of mahogany and the harmonically complex sound of rosewood. The body's wider waist helps produce a strong bass response, but without the woofiness that can sometimes plague bigger-body guitars. That low-end clarity blends evenly with the guitar's mids and highs, yielding a rich, dynamic tone with notes that overlap into a seamless whole.

V-Class bracing, tailored for the Grand Pacific body, dials up the power and sustain, along with improved intonation, making this a versatile tool for jamming with other musicians, playing alongside a vocalist, or embarking on solo adventures.

This edition comes equipped with Taylor's onboard ES2 electronics, and thanks to the clarity of the low-end frequencies, the guitar will be less inclined to feed back in amplified settings, making it a reliable partner for plugged-in applications. Whatever your musical calling, the Grand Pacific 317 will make an inspiring companion.

All Grand Pacific models include a new deluxe hardshell guitar case featuring a luxurious exterior with a Western floral pattern that resembles tooled leather.

Update on my previous review2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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THis guitar continue to amaze me with its beautiful clarity and acoustic tones, and is opening up a bit, cause I play it a lot, every day in fact, and several times, as I now keep it upstairs ready for a play after lunch, in the evenings. THe other guitars I would compare it too are the Taylor 714ce and the Taylor 814ce DLX, with the 814ce DLX the best. THe 814ce DLX is a brighter guitar from the Rosewood back and sides, a bit louder, and plays a bit better, but not much. I especially like the more mellow tone of the 317, very nice for all types of music. The spruce top and Sapelle back and sides work nicely together. So enjoy this guitar lots, check it out, tell Santa to bring you one, ha ha
Posted by Jim on Dec 17, 2019
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317e an exceptional guitar3 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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I wanted a 2nd acoustic to play with my family who visit from Vancouver and Bristol UK. What to buy? Listened to about 12 on u-tube, then very carefully compared them at Bloor Street store sometimes with up to 6 on stands in front of me. The 317e out-shined them all for that lovely low E, the mid-range resonance and clarity and the wonderful balance from low E right up to the 14th fret hi E. 7th chords sing so wonderfully, and my jazz chords have such distinction, open string A7 on 5th fret, wow. Wonderful balance all over the fret-board, what a joy to find and play. Thnxs Andy Powers!
Posted by Jim on Sep 17, 2019
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The Taylor 317e | Grand Pacific Dreadnought

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