Taylor AD17 Black Top Grand Pacific Acoustic Guitar

Taylor AD17 Black Top Grand Pacific Acoustic Guitar



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The Taylor AD17 Black Top brings a unique and stylish aesthetic to the fantastic Grand Pacific acoustic guitar from Taylor's American Dream series.

A Real American Dream

Premium, all-solid wood, innovative V-Class bracing and timeless design come together in this evolution of the accalimed Taylor Grand Pacific guitar - the Taylor AD17 Black Top.

Taylor AD17 Black Top Grand Pacific Acoustic Guitar Key Features:

  • Grand Pacific Body Shape
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Top
  • Solid Ovangkol Back and Sides
  • Chamfered Body Edges
  • Stained Spruce Edge Trim
  • Three-Ring, Hawaiian Koa Rosette
  • Includes Taylor AeroCase

What is A Grand Pacific Guitar?

The Taylor AD17 Black Top guitar has a Grand Pacific shape which is a relatively new design from Taylor guitars.

The creation of the Grand Pacific guitar came about as an evolution of the dreadnought guitar. It has that same large size but with round shoulders.

While many dreadnought guitars give you big tone, they also have quite a muddied sound and can lose note definition.

The Grand Pacific gives you that big dreadnought sound with great low-end but with much more clarity.

As a result, the Grand Pacific body shape has all the benefits of a dreadnought guitar but none of the drawbacks, giving you incredible versatility.

Crafting the Taylor AD17 Acoustic Guitar

The Taylor AD17 Black Top has been made with a solid Sitka Spruce top, an incredibly popular tone wood due to its rich tones, broad dynamic range and great resonance.

Having a solid top, the Taylor AD17 Black Top will sound better with age since the more you play it, the more resonant the wood becomes.

The back and sides are made from solid Ovangkol which complements the Sitka Spruce top, giving you fantastic tonal response with wonderfully full midrange and bright treble response.

V-Class Bracing Tailored for The Grand Pacific

V-Class bracing makes a huge departure from traditional X-bracing, producing notes that are louder and more in tune with each other while enhancing sustain.

With V-Class bracing installed, the Taylor AD17's top is able to be extremely stiff yet flexible at the same time, transforming the way it vibrates, allowing it to produce increased volume and sustain while also improving intonation.

Taking Taylor to New Heights

Taylor always looking for ways to improve tone and playability to give you a better experience as a guitarist.

The Grand Pacific body shape is their latest attempt to achieve this and they have certainly delivered.

What's more, the Taylor AD17 Grand Pacific guitar comes to you in a new Taylor AeroCase which gives you the lightweight portability of a soft case with the durability and protection of a hard case.

Buy the Taylor AD17 Black Top V-Class acoustic guitar from Professional Music Technology to get this incredibly versatile take on the classic dreadnought style guitar.

Taylor AD17 Black Top Grand Pacific Acoustic Guitar Specs:


  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"
  • Nut & Saddle: Black TUSQ Nut, Micarta Saddle
  • Bracing: V-Class
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Tuners: Taylor Nickel
  • Case: AeroCase
  • Brand of Strings: D'Addario Coated Phosphor Bronze - Medium
  • Body Length: 20"
  • Body Width: 16"
  • Body Depth: 4 5/8"


  • Binding/Edge Treatment: Chamfered Edges
  • Top Finish: Matte
  • Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
  • Backstrap Finish: Matte
  • Rosette Size: Three Ring
  • Bridge Inlay: None
  • Back/Side Finish: Matte
  • Armrest Binding: None
  • Backstrap Wood: None
  • Rosette Mat.: Hawaiian Koa
  • Stain/Sunburst: Urban Sienna
  • Wedge: None
  • Armrest: No


  • Neck Width: 1-3/4"
  • Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Dot, Italian Acrylic
  • Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: None
  • Heel Cap Binding: Black
  • Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
  • Fretboard Wood: Eucalyptus
  • Neck Finish: Matte
  • Heel Length: 3-1/2"


  • Peghead Finish: Matte
  • Peghead Binding: None
  • Peghead Type: Standard
  • Peghead Purfling: None
  • Headstock Overlay: Eucalyptus
  • Peghead Inlay: None
  • Peghead Logo: Italian Acrylic


  • Bridge Pins: Black
  • Buttons: Nickel
  • Fingerboard Ext: None
  • Edge Trim: None
More Information
Manufacturer Taylor
SKU 310950
Shipping Weight (kg) 3.000000
MPN AADS034000006731268
Case Included gig bag
Colour black
Series American Dream
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.75"
Neck Wood Tropical Mahogany
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard Eucalyptus Fingerboard
Guitar Style dreadnought
Body Size full size


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