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Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e Grand Pacific Electro-Acoustic Guitar

Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e Grand Pacific Electro-Acoustic Guitar



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The Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e electro-acoustic guitar boasts the new Grand Pacific body shape, Taylor’s innovative V-Class bracing and Expression System 2 electronics.

Tradition with A Twist

Taylor have taken the traditional dreadnought and put a new twist on it to create the new Grand Pacific body shape.

This new type of guitar takes dreadnought guitars to another level of performance potential with improved tone and greater versatility.

What’s more, the Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e is fitted with Expression System 2 electronics so it sounds great plugged in too!

Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e Electro-Acoustic Guitar Key Features:

  • Grand Pacific Body
  • V-Class Bracing
  • Torrefied Sitka Spruce Top
  • Rosewood Back and Sides
  • Chamfered Body Edges
  • New Compound-Carve Neck Profile
  • Rolled Fretboard Edges
  • New Curve Wing Bridge Shape
  • Expression System 2 Electronics
  • Includes New Deluxe Hardshell Guitar Case

What is A Grand Pacific Guitar?

The new Taylor Grand Pacific guitar shape has evolved beyond the traditional dreadnought with a new round-shoulder design and greater versatility.

In short, with the Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e, you get the fantastic volume and big low-end you expect from a dreadnought. However, the low-end is more refined while the entire range boasts more clarity.

As a result, the Grand Pacific gives you the benefits of a dreadnought guitar without the drawbacks. The tone boasts crisp clarity and incredible versatility ideal for all styles of playing – even fingerstyles will love it.

Crafting the Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e

The tried and tested combination of Rosewood and Spruce is here again, for that traditional look and sound.

Torrefied Sitka Spruce is used for the top of the Taylor 717e, as it produces loud, rich and resonant tone. Being torrefied, this top gives you the rich sound of an aged guitar, right from day one.

Indian Rosewood is used for the back and sides of the Taylor 717e electro-acoustic guitar, complementing the rich tones of the Sitka Spruce top with deep and warm bass tones along with enhanced resonance.

The Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e also benefits from V-Class bracing, drastically changes the way the top vibrates, giving you more powerful projection and greater sustain.

Exclusive Builder’s Edition Features

Putting Builder’s Edition guitars on another level of performance, these guitars feature some great exclusive features.

The neck of the Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e boasts the new compound-carve neck profile.

With a slight V shape at the nut, smoothing out to a rounded C towards the rounded, ridgeless neck heel, this neck shape has been designed to complement the way your fretting hand shifts position as you move around the neck.

Rolled fretboard edges further enhance the comfort and playability of the neck while chamfered edges on the Grand Pacific body ensure the entire guitar is more comfortable to hold.

The bridge features a new curve wing shape which has rounder edges and other refined contouring, providing more comfort for your pick hand.

Expression System 2 Electronics

With an innovative undersaddle pickup system, the Expression System 2 electronics capture all the dynamics of your playing.

Three sensors are placed under the saddle with each spaced out to specific locations and individually calibrated to ensure the best sonic performance.

Taylor’s own custom-designed preamp is on board to ensure you get beautifully amplified tone an incredible response.

Includes New Deluxe Hardshell Case

An amazing new guitar design, the Grand Pacific shape gives you all the pros of a dreadnought and none of the cons.

Add this to the incredible craftsmanship Taylor deliver along with the exclusive Builder’s Edition features and amazing Expression System 2 electronics and you’ll see why the Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e is such an exciting guitar.

What’s more; it ships to you in a new deluxe hardshell case with a luxurious interior that has a Western floral pattern resembling tooled leather – the perfect way to transport and store your new Taylor guitar.

Buy the Taylor Builder’s Edition 717e electro-acoustic guitar from Professional Music Technology and enjoy this incredible twist on tradition.

More Information
Manufacturer Taylor
SKU 301697
Shipping Weight (kg) 5.000000
MPN A70303401100358S000
Case Included hard case
Colour natural
Series Builder's Edition
Pickup Config Acoustic Pickup System
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Guitar Style dreadnought
Body Size full size


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