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ACADEMY 12E-NV2

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This acoustic/electric nylon-string Grand Concert from Taylor's Academy Series may be the best nylon-string guitar you'll find for the money. 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. The onboard ES-B pickup and preamp captures that nylon character and give you additional tone-shaping control. 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 A12e-N is an option well worth exploring.

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
Fingerboard: Ebony
Nut/Saddle: Tusq Nut/Micarta Saddle
Tuners: Classical Nickel
Extra Features: Bevelled Tropical Mahogany Armrest
Electronics: ES-B electronics
Case: Soft gig bag

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Closest StoreVancouver, British Columbia
This instrument is a joy to play and hear. It's a real hidden gem for Taylor.
Posted by anonymous on Dec 15, 2020
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This guitar has a unique sound. It doesn't sound like a classical guitar or a steel string, it is different. During the pandemic I have been learning Brazilian music on an old Korean made Alvarez Classical guitar, and wanted something more modern. The staff at L&M left me alone in the acoustic room for an hour or so, they got me a cable so I could try the pickup system, and I bought it. This guitar is very well made, very lightweight, and sustains forever. Even has an accurate built in tuner. Not as pretty as my Taylor 814ce, but much less expensive and just as well made.
Posted by Paul on Dec 3, 2020
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