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Curious about the strings that came on your new Taylor guitar?

Since June 1, 1999, we've been installing Elixir Strings on all steel-string Taylor models, and currently we use Elixir's ultra-thin NANOWEB design. In 2014, we switched from 80/20 Bronze to Phosphor Bronze on most steel-string acoustic models. While it's perfectly OK to experiment with different types/brands of strings (excluding the GS Mini Bass), to maintain factory performance and specifications we recommend staying with the correct string gauges as follows.

Updated March 2017

Acoustic

Grand Auditorium, Grand Concert, Academy Series, Big Baby Taylor, Baby Taylor

Elixir Light Gauge Phosphor Bronze NANOWEB (.012-.053)

Grand Symphony, Grand Orchestra, Dreadnought, GS Mini

Elixir Medium Gauge Phosphor Bronze NANOWEB (.013-.056)

Acoustic 12-String Models

Elixir Phosphor Bronze NANOWEB Light Gauge (.010 -.047)

GS Mini Bass - ONLY USE THESE STRINGS

D’Addario (EXP PBB190GS) GS Mini Acoustic Bass Custom Light (.037-.090) 

Nylon-String Models

D'Addario (EJ46FF) Pro-Arté Carbon, Dynacore Basses, Hard Tension

Electric

T5 and T5z

Elixir Electric Medium Gauge NANOWEB (.011-.049)

T3

Elixir Electric Light Gauge NANOWEB (.010-.046)

Customer Service

United States and Canada

1-800-943-6782

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PST

Our El Cajon, California and Amsterdam, the Netherlands Factory Service Center staff can help with any service, maintenance or repair questions concerning Taylor guitars.

Europe

+31 (0) 20 667 6033

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CET)

International

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