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Taylor 816ce Builder's Edition Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Taylor 816ce Builder's Edition Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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The Builder's Edition 816ce Grand Symphony from Taylor is both visually and sonically stunning with elegant features that will appeal to enthusiasts, collectors, and wood lovers alike. Master luthier and guitar designer Andy Powers took the original 2006 footprint and made some radical changes to the aesthetic look, bracing, and architecture of the guitar.

The result is a guitar that evokes a fuller voice and wider frequency dispersion that creates extended sustain and projection. Indian Rosewood is known for strong bass response and clear top end with a slightly scooped midrange. Add in the Lutz top and you get an incredibly versatile guitar that has a greater headroom and more dynamic range. Premium builder's edition appointments include silent satin finish, Soundport venetian cutaway, chamfered body and neck edge treatment, Gotoh 21:1 gold tuning machines, and Windansea mother of pearl fretboard inlays.

With the 24 7/8" scale length and light gauge strings, this gorgeous guitar is easier to fret and form chords on. For enthusiasts looking for a boutique guitar in looks and function, the 816ce will offer a unique playing experience. Ships in a deluxe hardshell case.

  • Scale Length: 24-7/8 inches
  • Nut & Saddle: Black Tusq nut, Micarta saddle
  • Bracing: V Class
  • Truss Rod Cover: West African Ebony
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Tuners: Gotoh Gold 510 antique gold
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
  • Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge Nanoweb
  • Body Length: 20 inches
  • Body Width: 16 1/4 inches
  • Body Depth: 4 5/8 inches
  • Top Finish: Silent Satin
  • Back Config: 2 piece
  • Rosette Size: Single Ring
  • Back/Sides Finish: Silent Satin
  • Rosette Material: Abalone
  • Stain/Sunburst: Natural
  • Neck Width: 1-3/4 inches
  • Fretboard Inlay: Windansea
  • Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: Chamfered edge
  • Heel Cap Binding: West African Ebony
  • Type of Neck Joint: The Taylor Neck
  • Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
  • Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony
  • Bridge: West African Ebony in curve wing
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Heel Length: 3-1/2 inches
  • Peghead Finish: Satin
  • Peghead Type: Standard
  • Headstock Overlay: West African Ebony
  • Peghead Inlay: Windansea
  • Peghead Logo: Mother of Pearl
  • Bridge Pins: West African Ebony