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818e 2013
Price: $0 US MSRP / Series: 800
818e 2013

Like its rosewood/spruce cousin, the 718e, the 818e shows off how sonically rich and colorful rosewood and spruce can sound in a big Grand Orchestra body style. For solo performers or scaled down acoustic acts whose guitars do the work of a backing band, the 818e’s broad tonal dimensions offer a full-voiced palette, and all that detail comes through in an amplified setting with Taylor’s Expression System® pickup. Visually the 818e adopts the crisp style of the 800 Series, featuring curly maple binding and a progressive pearl fretboard inlay. An optional tobacco or honey sunburst top is also available.

Legacy Model

The 818e 2013 is not currently offered as a standard production model. If you would like to inquire about ordering one through Taylor’s Custom program, please contact your local Taylor dealer or call us at 1-800-943-6782 in North America. For customers outside North America, contact the international Taylor distributor in your country.

Features

Discover the features that make this guitar unique

Grand Orchestra

Shapes

Taylor's biggest body shape blends power, detail and balance across the tonal spectrum.

Sitka Spruce

Top Woods

The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.

Indian Rosewood

Body Woods

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

Expression System®

Electronics

The proprietary, all-magnetic acoustic guitar pickup/preamp works like a microphone to produce a pure signal and a warm, natural acoustic sound.

Non-cutaway

Cutaways

The clean, symmetrical look of a traditional acoustic guitar.

Options

Additional Cost
$3,520 - $7,700
Brazilian rosewood back/sides
$600
Adirondack Spruce Top
$200
Nut widths: 1 11/16" or 1 7/8" (except nylons and 12-frets)
$200
Florentine cutaway (Substitute for Venetian)
$220
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold tuners w/ black buttons per set of 6 (except 12-fret)
$220
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold/Chrome per set of 6 (except 12-fret)
$400
High Performance (HP) Package
No Additional Cost
Ebony Bridge pins
Pickguard Options (clear,none)
Lefty or lefty strung righty
Taylor gold tuners (set of 6)
No strap pin

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