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Acoustic 2017 Limiteds 514ce LTD (2017)

514ce LTD (2017)

6-String | Sitka Spruce Top | Walnut Back and Sides | Tropical Mahogany Neck | West African Crelicam Ebony Fretboard | Expression System® 2 Electronics | Venetian Cutaway | Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown Case

Series: 2017 Limiteds UPC: #
Discontinued
Responsibly Sourced Materials

Taylor is committed to ethical sourcing and the ongoing pursuit of greater sustainable practices.

Deluxe Hardshell Case Included

Protective and durable Deluxe Hardshell Case included at no extra charge.

Lifetime Warranty with Registration

Limited Lifetime Warranty (U.S./Canada) or Extended Warranty (Details)

Factory Expert Service & Support

Responsive customer service from factory experts trained to help you get the most out of your guitar.

Overview

514ce LTD (2017)

This limited edition Grand Auditorium marks the first-time we’ve paired walnut with a torrefied spruce top. Our torrefaction process roasts the wood in a way that mimics the wood’s natural aging process, altering its cell structure to produce a sweeter, more responsive sound. Walnut’s tonal personality tends to combine some of maple’s transparency with the dry properties of mahogany. Together with the torrefied top and our Grand Auditorium body, players can expect a touch-sensitive response reminiscent of a walnut guitar that’s been played in. Tasteful appointments include mother-of-pearl Century fretboard inlays, faux tortoise binding, and an all-gloss body, with onboard Expression System® 2 electronics.

FEATURES

Grand Auditorium

Taylor’s signature shape embodies the ultimate all-purpose acoustic.

Walnut

Walnut’s crisp highs are balanced by a deep, woody low end that emerges as the guitar is played in.

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.

Venetian Cutaway

The Venetian cutaway is known for its soft, round lines. The sloping peak of the cutaway will vary depending on the shape of the body.

Specifications

Highlights

  • Scale Length 25-1/2"
  • Pickguard Tortoise
  • Tuners Taylor Nickel
  • Strings Phosphor Bronze Light
  • Body Width 16"
  • Nut & Saddle Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Number of Frets 20
  • Case Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
  • Body Length 20"
  • Body Depth 4 5/8"
* Models are subject to change without notice.