The Taylor 317e V-Class electro-acoustic guitar boats the new Grand Pacific body shape for incredible tone and amazing versatility.
Introducing the New Taylor Sound
Forget what you know about Taylor and what you think and dreadnought guitars because the new Taylor Grand Pacific body shape defies all expectations.
Equipped with Taylor’s Expression System 2 electronics, this awesome new guitar sounds great both plugged-in and unplugged.
Taylor 317e V-Class Electro-Acoustic Guitar Key Features:
- Grand Pacific Body
- V-Class Bracing
- Sitka Spruce Top
- Sapele Sides
- Expression System 2 Electronics
- Includes New Deluxe Hardshell Guitar Case
What is A Grand Pacific Guitar?
Taylor’s new Grand Pacific guitar is an evolution of the classic dreadnought.
The standard dreadnought guitar gives you big tone but it can be muddy and clouds the notes.
With the Taylor Grand Pacific, you get big dreadnought sound but with tighter low-end and dramatically increased clarity.
In short, the Grand Pacific body shape offers incredible versatility along with all the benefits of a dreadnought and none of the drawbacks.
Crafting the Taylor 317e Electro-Acoustic Guitar
Solid Sitka Spruce has been used for the top, an incredibly popular tone wood due to its rich tones, great resonance and broad dynamic range.
Solid Sapele is used for the back and sides, complementing the Sitka Spruce top for a sound that is dry, focused and harmonically complex.
Being made from solid wood, the Taylor 317e will sound better with age as the more you play it the more resonant the wood will become.
V-Class Bracing Tailored for The Grand Pacific
Replacing the traditional X-bracing, V-Class bracing is able to produce louder notes that are more in tune with each other and enhances sustain.
It does this by allowing the Taylor’s top to be both stiff and flexible at the same time, transforming the way it vibrates.
The V-Class bracing has been tailored to the Grand Pacific body and really helps add to the incredible versatility of this awesome new guitar style.
Expression System 2 Electronics
With an innovative behind-the-saddle design, the Expression System 2 is able to capture all the dynamic properties of the Taylor 317e.
It features three sensors positioned in different locations and individually calibrated in order to better capture the guitar’s dynamic range.
Equipped with Taylor’s own custom-designed professional-grade preamp, the ES2 offers incredible amplified tone and fantastic response to match.
Taking Taylor to New Heights
Taylor’s new Grand Pacific body shape gives you fantastic performance that goes far beyond the expectations of a dreadnought guitar and opens up what we know as the Taylor sound.
Sweetening the deal, the Taylor 317e Grand Pacific guitar comes to you in a new deluxe hardshell case. The case features a luxurious interior with a beautiful Western floral design and is a great way to protect your new Taylor guitar.
Buy the Taylor 317e V-Class electro-acoustic guitar from Professional Music Technology to get this incredible new and versatile evolution of the classic dreadnought style guitar.
Taylor 317e V-Class Electro-Acoustic Guitar Specs:
- Scale Length: 25-1/2"
- Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta Saddle
- Bracing: V-Class
- Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
- Pickguard: Black
- 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
- Wedge: None
- Armrest: No
- 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 Mahogany
- Fretboard Wood: West African 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 Ebony
- Peghead Inlay: Gemstone, Italian Acrylic
- Peghead Logo: Italian Acrylic
- Bridge Pins: West African Ebony
- Buttons: Nickel
- Fingerboard Ext: None
- Edge Trim: None
|Case Included||hard case|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Body Size||full size|
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