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322E 12FRET STD

Limited stock available in select stores only Available in store used 1 from $2199.00

Taylor's 12-fret necks feature the slightly shorter 24-7/8-inch scale length of the Grand Concert and a repositioned bridge that sits closer to the center of the lower bout. The result is a slinkier handfeel that makes it easier to form chords and bend strings, and tonally, surprising power, warmth, and sustain for the smaller body. The blackwood back and sides produce a strong midrange focus with a splash of top-end shimmer, while the mahogany top helps even out the tonal response. Other distinctive features include a shaded edgeburst top, an all-satin finish, small diamond inlays in Italian acrylic, and Taylor's Expression System 2 pickup.

Features:
• Grand Concert body: smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle
• Tropical Mahogany top
• Tasmanian Blackwood back and sides
• Expression System 2 Electronics

Specifications:
• Scale Length: 24-7/8"
• Nut & Saddle: Tusq nut/Micarta saddle
• Bracing: Performance with relief rout
• Truss Rod Cover: Black plastic
• Pickguard: Black
• Number of Frets: 18
• Tuners: Classical Gold w/synthetic ivory buttons
• Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze HD Light
• Case: Taylor Deluxe hardshell brown

Taylor grand concert 12-fret1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreSydney, Nova Scotia
I started looking for 12 fret guitar because I fell down the stairs and injured my shoulder which makes it painful for me to reach the extra length of a 14 fret guitar. I started playing these beauties and fell in love. The neck is set back further in the guitar so the 12 fret is where the neck enters the body of the guitar. This has an advantage of the first fret easier to reach but also because the bridge is set back farther on the guitar's body it has a profound effect on sound. The sound is much richer because that is where most of the sounds gets created. The Taylor neck is perfect and feels just right and the sound is right. It is amazing how the smaller body guitar produces such a well balance tone. If you are looking for an incredibly easy guitar to play with an incredible sound in a smaller body guitar this might just be the one for you. Now it is on sale. Now is the time to get one. Think I might be making a trip to Sydney to get one.
Posted by Ray on Sep 25, 2020
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Closest StoreMarkham, Ontario
I have owned a some very decent guitars in my life time, but this 322e 12 fret Taylor is by far the best buy I have ever done. I have owned this guitar for almost a year now and it always seems to be in my arms. I wake up every single day wanting to play it. The short neck helps with my arthritis and the small body is easy to hang onto. I can also say I never expect such a small guitar to have such tone and volume. I also own another Taylor full body cut away but to be honest I haven't really played it sense I got my latest one.
Posted by Tim on Apr 28, 2020
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Worth every penny1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreSurrey, British Columbia
I’ve looked at all of Grand Concert’s available from Taylor and fell in love with the tone and overall beauty of the 322e. The Blackwood really compliments the Mahogany top and brings out true richness of the guitar. The neck is perfect -easy to play. I was fortunate enough to get the demo model on an incredible deal at the Surrey location.
Posted by anonymous on Feb 18, 2020
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Small = Big Sound5 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreSummerside, Prince Edward Island
I've been playing guitar for more 50 years and owned an incredible amount of guitars over the years --- but this little Taylor has stolen my heart!! It has been a couple of months since I purchased it, and in that time, it has become my "go to" guitar for pretty much everything. There are so many things to love about it, the comfortable smaller size, the slotted headstock with the engraved vintage style tuners, the ease in which a short-scaled guitar plays and I could go on and on. But the number one thing for me is the way it records. The wood combination of mahogany and blackwood really work in minimizing the overtones which can play havoc when recording. I haven't used it on stage yet, but I suspect it will be killer in that aspect as well. So, the bottom line is this guitar is truly a joy to hold and play. It brings a smile to my face every time!
Posted by Carl Arseneault on Jan 20, 2018
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A beautiful guitar and a joy to play.11 of 11 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreStratford, Ontario
I bought this guitar because I fell in love with its sound and feel. It seems to play easier than all my other guitars, likely because of its short scale and 12 fret neck. I'm enjoying the expression system which has a very natural sound plugged in. I can't get over the beauty of the mahogany top matched with the Tasmanian Blackwood sides and back and the shaded edge-burst. Great guitar overall. Lots of compliments from people.
Posted by Harry Bakker on Mar 6, 2017
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Model: 322E 12FRET STD
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