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Taylor Builder's Edition 717e Grand Pacific Dreadnought - Wild Honey Burst

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Experience Taylor's Highest Level Of Craftsmanship - The Taylor 717E Builder's Edition Acoustic Guitar In Wild Honey Burst

The Wild Honey Burst top and low-sheen finish heighten the old-soul aesthetic appeal of this Builder's Edition Grand Pacific, which builds on a long tradition of rosewood/spruce dreadnoughts but breaks new ground with an entirely new Taylor sound. The round-shoulder dreadnought shape, featuring Taylor's award-winning V-Class bracing, produces warm, seasoned acoustic tone in which individual notes overlap and blend smoothly together, while the low-end power common among dreadnoughts boasts greater clarity here. V-Class brings extra punch and sustain, along with improved intonation and musicality across the entire frequency spectrum.

As a Builder's Edition model, the 717 also sports an array of premium, player-friendly features: chamfered body edges, rolled fretboard edges, and a new compound-carve neck profile, whose contours match the natural adjustments in the player's hand position when moving up and down the fretboard. Even the bridge design was refined to add a more ergonomic feel for the player’s pick hand. Elegantly understated appointments include mother-of-pearl Arrowhead fretboard and peghead inlays, with sapele binding.

Grand Pacific

This round-shoulder dreadnought delivers a new flavor of warm, rich Taylor tone.

Indian Rosewood

The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.

Sitka Spruce

The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.

Expression System® 2

The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar's dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.

V-Class Bracing

Our patented V-Class bracing is a revolutionary new pattern - a new sonic engine - that marks a major shift away from traditional steel-string bracing patterns. 


SPECIFICATIONS

Highlights

  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"
  • Bracing: V-Class Bracing
  • Pickguard: None
  • Tuners: Taylor Nickel
  • Strings: Phosphor Bronze Medium
  • Body Width: 16"
  • Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral
  • Body Length: 20"
  • Body Depth: 4 5/8"

Body

  • Binding Edge Treatment: Sapele
  • Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
  • Rosette Size: Single Ring
  • Back/Side Finish: Silent Satin
  • Backstrap Wood: None
  • Stain/Sunburst: Wild Honey Burst Top
  • Armrest: No
  • Top Finish: Silent Satin
  • Backstrap Finish: None
  • Bridge Inlay: None
  • Armrest Binding: None
  • Rosette Material: Black Sapele/Maple
  • Wedge: None

Neck

  • Neck Width: 1-3/4"
  • Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Fretboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Heel Length: 3-1/2"
  • Fretboard Inlay: Arrowheads, Mother of Pearl
  • Heel Cap Binding: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Satin

Peghead

  • Peghead Finish: Satin
  • Peghead Type: Standard
  • Headstock Overlay: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Peghead Logo: Taylor Mother of Pearl
  • Peghead Binding: None
  • Peghead Purfling: None
  • Peghead Inlay: Arrowheads, Mother of Pearl

Other

  • Bridge Pins: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Fingerboard Ext: None
  • Buttons: Nickel
  • Edge Trim: None

Manufacturer: Taylor Guitars
Model: BUILDEDITION717EWHB
SKU: I577231-N-1-WHXC
UPC: 00887766093862


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