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Acoustic 600 656ce (2018)

656ce (2018)

12-String | Sitka Spruce Top | Maple Back and Sides | Hard Rock Maple Neck | Ebony Fretboard | Expression System® 2 Electronics | Florentine Cutaway | Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown Case

Series: 600 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)

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Overview

656ce (2018)

Taylor’s latest design refinements add extra overall girth to our maple/spruce 12-string sound, while also highlighting maple’s articulation, enabling all the octave courses to be heard. A maple-specific back bracing profile adds warmth, and a special seasoning process for the spruce top called torrefaction produces an aged tonal character with greater acoustic resonance and responsiveness. Protein glues for the bracing and bridge boost the tonal transfer between key wood components, while an ultra-thin gloss finish minimizes dampening. A hand-rubbed “Brown Sugar” stain on the back and sides gives maple’s striking figure a beautiful violin-hued appearance without adding extra thickness to the finish. Featured appointments include grained 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. The guitar features a Venetian cutaway and comes with a 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.

Florentine Cutaway

Specifications

Highlights

  • Scale Length 25-1/2"
  • Pickguard Striped Ebony
  • Tuners Taylor Nickel
  • Strings Phosphor Bronze Light
  • Body Width 16 1/4"
  • Nut & Saddle Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover Ebony
  • Number of Frets 20
  • Case Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
  • Body Length 20"
  • Body Depth 4 5/8"