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Acoustic 600 616ce First Edition

616ce First Edition

6-String | Sitka Spruce Top | Maple Back and Sides | Hard Rock Maple Neck | Ebony Fretboard | Expression System® 2 Electronics | Venetian Cutaway | Taylor First Edition Hardshell Brown Case

Series: 600 UPC: #
Discontinued
Responsibly Sourced Materials

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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

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Overview

616ce First Edition

The husky low-end horsepower that makes the Grand Symphony a potent strummer pairs well with the fresh voicing refinements of the maple 600 Series. With maple’s tonal potential fully unlocked to reveal a richer, warmer and more complex voice, this Grand Symphony becomes even more dynamic. Among the sonic upgrades to the 600s are a maple-specific back bracing profile and torrefied Sitka spruce tops, which together produce a played-in tonal character with greater acoustic resonance and responsiveness. Other tone-enhancing touches include the use of protein glues and an ultra-thin, 3.5-mil gloss finish to minimize dampening. A new, hand-rubbed “Brown Sugar” stain on the back and sides gives maple’s figure a beautiful violin-hued appearance without adding extra thickness to the finish. Featured appointments include new ivoroid Wings fretboard inlays, an inlaid ebony backstrap, ebony binding with ivoroid purfling, an ebony/ivoroid rosette, and a striped ebony pickguard, along with Taylor’s Expression System® 2 acoustic electronics. Exclusive First Edition features include Adirondack spruce braces, an additional headstock inlay, a First Edition guitar label, and a commemorative First Edition nameplate on the deluxe hardshell case.

Features

Grand Symphony

This strong Taylor strummer produces a rich, bold voice.

Maple

Revoiced to produce greater warmth, complexity, volume, sustain and responsiveness

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 Striped Ebony
  • Tuners Taylor Nickel
  • Strings Phosphor Bronze Medium
  • Body Width 16 1/4"
  • Nut & Saddle Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover Ebony
  • Number of Frets 20
  • Case Taylor First Edition Hardshell Brown
  • Body Length 20"
  • Body Depth 4 5/8"