Taylor 317e Grand Pacific Acoustic Electric Guitar Natural
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The Grand Pacific 317e
The Grand Pacific 317e, featuring our new round-shoulder dreadnought body voiced with Taylor’s 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 guitar’s tonal response sits comfortably between the dry, focused character of mah0gany and the harmonically complex sound of r0sewood. 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. Our 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 our 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 317e will make an inspiring companion.
Shapes: Grand Pacific
This round-shoulder dreadnought delivers a new flavor of warm, rich Taylor tone.
Top Woods: Sitka Spruce
The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.
Body Woods: Sapele
One of the best all-around tonewoods there is, sapele will deliver for any playing style.
Electronics: Expression System® 2
The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.
The clean, symmetrical look of a traditional acoustic guitar.
Bracing: V-Class Bracing
A revolutionary design that balances the flexibility and stability of the top, V-Class bracing produces unmatched sustain, volume, and intonation.
Scale Length: 25-1/2"
Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
Number of Frets: 20
Tuners: Taylor Nickel
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral
Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Medium
Body Length: 20”
Body Width: 16”
Body Depth: 4 5/8"
Binding/Edge Treatment: Black
Top Finish: Gloss
Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
Backstrap Finish: None
Rosette Size: Three Ring
Bridge Inlay: None
Back/Side Finish: Satin
Armrest Binding: None
Backstrap Wood: None
Rosette Mat.: Plastic
Stain/Sunburst: Medium Brown Stain Back/Sides/Neck
Neck Width: 1-3/4"
Fretboard Inlay: Gemstone, Italian Acrylic
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: Black
Heel Cap Binding: Black
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mah0gany
Fretboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony
Neck Finish: Satin
Heel Length: 3-1/2"
Peghead Finish: Satin
Peghead Binding: None
Peghead Type: Standard
Peghead Purfling: None
Headstock Overlay: West African Crelicam Ebony
Peghead Inlay: Gemstone, Italian Acrylic
Peghead Logo: Italian Acrylic
Bridge Pins: West African Crelicam Ebony
Fingerboard Ext: None
Edge Trim: None
*Models are subject to change without notice