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Builder's Edition 717e
6-String | Sitka Spruce Top | Indian Rosewood Back and Sides | Tropical Mahogany Neck | West African Crelicam Ebony Fretboard | Expression System® 2 Electronics | Non-cutaway | Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral Case
Protective and durable Deluxe Hardshell Case included at no extra charge.
Limited Lifetime Warranty (U.S./Canada) or Extended Warranty (Details)
Responsive customer service from factory experts trained to help you get the most out of your guitar.
- Includes premium Builder's Edition comfort features
- Rosewood/torrefied spruce for seasoned, warm tone
- Grand Pacific dreadnought with clear low-end power
- V-Class bracing increases volume and sustain
- Ships with hardshell case and built-in ES2 pickup
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Blending a traditional look and sound with a modern, relaxed feel, the Builder's Edition 717e serves up a seasoned tone that will remind players of vintage acoustic recordings. Indian rosewood and torrefied Sitka spruce deliver clear bass-range power and pristine trebles, resulting in a richly textured sound with lush overtones and a dash of extra sweetness from the specially roasted top. The Grand Pacific body features V-Class bracing for greater volume and sustain, along with chamfered edges to provide a more comfortable feel. A compound carve neck profile accommodates your hand as you move down the neck, and the Silent Satin finish reduces incidental noise. The Builder's Edition 717e ships with ES2 electronics and a hardshell case.
This round-shoulder dreadnought delivers a new flavor of warm, rich Taylor tone.
The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.
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.
Our patented V-Class bracing is a revolutionary new pattern — a new sonic engine — that marks a major shift away from traditional steel-string bracing patterns.
Scale Length 25-1/2"
Bracing V-Class Bracing
Tuners Taylor Nickel
Strings Phosphor Bronze Medium
Body Width 16”
Nut & Saddle Black Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
Truss Rod Cover West African Crelicam Ebony
Number of Frets 20
Case Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral
Body Length 20”
Body Depth 4 5/8"