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Taylor Guitars Builder's Edition 717 GP - Natural

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717 B.E.

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Builder's Edition 717

Part of Taylor's inaugural class of Grand Pacific guitars, the Builder's Edition 717 builds on a long tradition of rosewood/spruce dreadnoughts but breaks new ground with an entirely new Taylor sound. The round-shoulder dreadnought shape, featuring Taylor's award-winning V-Class bracing, produces warm, seasoned acoustic tone in which individual notes overlap and blend smoothly together, while the low-end power common among dreadnoughts boasts greater clarity here. V-Class brings extra punch and sustain, along with improved intonation and musicality across the entire frequency spectrum. Together with rosewood's harmonic complexity and the played-in sound of the torrefied spruce top, players can expect rich, luxurious tonal character from top to bottom. It's a voice comfortably rooted in a traditional sound, yet updated to offer more expressive musical range.

Specifications
Body Shape: Round Shoulder Dreadnought
Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
Color: Natural
Finish: Satin
Top Wood: Torrefied Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides Wood: Indian Rosewood
Body Bracing: V-Class
Binding: West African Ebony
Neck Wood: Tropical Mahogany
Neck Shape: Compound Carve
Radius: 15"
Fingerboard Material: West African Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl Arrowheads
Number of Frets: 20
Scale Length: 25.5"
Tuning Machines: Taylor Nickel
Bridge Material: West African Ebony
Nut/Saddle Material: Black Graphite/Micarta
Nut Width: 1.75"
Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Medium
Case Included: Hardshell-Western Floral
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