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Acoustic 800 816ce (2018)

816ce (2018)

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

Series: 800 UPC: #
Discontinued
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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)

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Overview

816ce (2018)

"Overall, the Taylor 816ce is a very cool guitar. Its powerful sound, along with Taylor’s legendary playability and Expression System 2 electronics, will undoubtedly please a wide variety of players." - Peghead Nation, November 2017 Slightly bigger than Taylor’s Grand Auditorium body style, the Grand Symphony 816ce yields a powerful and rich sound without sacrificing bell-like articulation. It makes a potent strummer, and dynamic fingerstylists will enjoy the thick, full-bodied character of the notes. As part of Taylor’s 800 Series revoicing package for 2014, the GS will sound even richer with more low-end rumble. Premium appointments include maple binding and back strip, rosewood top edge trim, a rosewood pickguard, Taylor’s new Element fretboard inlay in mother-of-pearl, a marbled fretboard, and new Expression System 2 acoustic electronics. The guitar features a Florentine cutaway and includes a Taylor deluxe hardshell case.

Features

Grand Symphony

This strong Taylor strummer produces a rich, bold voice.

Indian Rosewood

The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.

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 Rosewood
  • Tuners Taylor Nickel
  • Strings Phosphor Bronze Medium
  • Body Width 16 1/4"
  • 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"