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Taylor Guitars Taylor Academy 12E Grand Concert Electro Acoustic Guitar Natural

Code: Taylor Academy 12E Grand Concert Electro Acoustic Guitar Natural
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Taylor Academy 12 Grand Concert Electro Acoustic Guitar Natural

What We Think

This guitar has all the features of the Academy 12, with the added benefit of the ES-B Pickup that includes a built-in chromatic tuner. The guitar sounds great when amplified it is the perfect live companion. The guitar also comes with a Taylor Gig Bag.

 

The Taylor Academy 12E acoustic guitar is designed to make playing experience more accessible in every way! Packed full of signature Taylor features, the Academy series makes all this possible in an affordable package! The instrument is made up of a compact Grand Concert body shape constructed of a solid sitka spruce top and layered sapele back and sides to deliver a precise, balanced tone. Also featuring Taylor’s recognised ebony fretboard and bridge, make this guitar a comfortable instrument to play. The Taylor 12E has an ergonomic armrest to enhance playing comfort which is featured on Taylor’s high end models.  The ES-B pickup incorporates Taylor’s Expression System® 2 piezo design elements and features an on board preamp with a built-in digital chromatic tuner making the instrument even more versatile.. ideal for practice at home and gigging purposes too! The Taylor Academy 12E is in stock and available to try here at Rimmers Music in Bolton.

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Grand Concert

The grand concert body is significantly smaller than the grand auditorium, providing a big sound in a comfortable design. Built with a tapered waist and shorter scale, as well as a lighter string tension, the grand concert shape is perfect for in the studio and on stage. Fingerpickers will love with the clarity and precision of this exceptionally designed guitar body.

Tonewoods

Sitka spruce offers a combination of strength and elasticity, delivering a broad dynamic range with crisp articulation. The A12 is ideal for travelling musicians, as the layered sapele body provides extra resilience in fluctuating humidity conditions, for a durable guitar.

Strings

The Taylor A12 is equipped with a set of phosphor bronze strings from Elixir. These steel strings are coated with an ultra-thin coating that eliminates gunk from getting between the windings, and delivering a consistent performance and tone. As well as tone, these strings reduce finger squeak and are the ideal choice for recording.


The Taylor Academy 12 Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar features a sitka spruce top, and a layered sapele body which delivers a broad dynamic range, as well as an attractive grain. This stunning guitar is elegantly crafted with a Grand Concert body shape, along with elegant curves that accommodate fingerstyle players. Additional features includes an ebony fingerboard, tusq nut, chrome tuners and many more. If that's not enough, a Taylor gig bag is also include for transportation and storage.

Features

  • Grand concert body shape delivers a strong projective sound
  • Sitka spruce top and layered sapele deliver broad dynamic range
  • Includes Taylor gig bag for transportation and storage
  • High quality Elixir phosphor bronze strings
  • Ebony fingerboard is ideal for percussive techniques such as tapping
  • Non-cutaway body shape offers a clean, symmetrical look of a traditional guitar
  • Electro Acoustic

Specs

Body & Bridge

  • Series: Academy
  • Body Shape: Grand Concert
  • Back/ Side Wood: Layered Sapele
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Bracing: Academy Series
  • Finish: Varnish
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Bridge Pins: Black
  • Saddle: Micarta
  • Scale Length: 24-7/8"

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Neck Width:1-11/16"
  • Neck Finish: Varnish
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic
  • Nut:Tusq

Hardware

  • Tuners: Chrome
  • Buttons: Chrome
  • Peghead Logo: Lexan
  • Case: Gig Bag

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