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Taylor 2012 GS6e Maple/Spruce Grand Symphony Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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The Taylor 2012 GS6e Maple/Spruce Grand Symphony Acoustic-Electric Guitar is made of excellent body woods. The maple/spruce wood pairing in combination with a GS body shape add up to a truly exception... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The Taylor 2012 GS6e Maple/Spruce Grand Symphony Acoustic-Electric Guitar is made of excellent body woods. The maple/spruce wood pairing in combination with a GS body shape add up to a truly exceptional tone. If you thought you knew the maple sound, this is one acoustic guitar that just might surprise you. The distinctive blend of Big Leaf maple and Sitka spruce creates a bright, crystalline timbre with strong projection and warm overtones. It's a combination that truly "cuts through." And thanks to the Taylor Expression system, you'll be able to plug in and perform on any stage.

Grand Symphony (GS)
Though you might see similarities to a Grand Auditorium, the GS is unique in both sound and shape. Significant changes in its geometry yield a deeper, more piano-like bass. A wider lower bout and higher, wider waist return ample volume and low-end sustain, in symphony with fuller mids and balanced highs.

Gloss Top, Back & Sides
The finish used to create this guitar's lustrous gloss top, back, and sides was developed at Taylor for maximum durability and resistance to cold-checking. This ultra violet-cured finish is also more environmentally friendly than traditional lacquer finishes.

Expression System
The Expression System (ES) is an all-magnetic acoustic guitar pickup system that works like a microphone to produce a pure signal and a warm, natural acoustic sound. When you plug in, you'll hear the sound of your guitar, not the sound of the pickup. No complicated controls. No tone simulators. Just a clean amplified acoustic guitar sound supported by three simple controls ” volume, bass and treble.

Nothing sounds as true and musical as a microphone. With that as a starting point, Taylor's David Hosler led the team responsible for the Expression System's breakthrough technology. Utilizing a unique Dynamic Body Sensor® mounted to the soundboard, a Dynamic String Sensor® embedded beneath the fretboard, and a discrete preamp, the advanced ES technology is unlike any other guitar pickup system.

The ES was designed in-house for an integrated pickup system unlike any other. From the design and location of the body and string sensors to the voicing of the preamp, the ES is fully optimized for the Taylor sound. The elegant design, including the non-intrusive control knobs, also preserves the aesthetic of a Taylor guitar.


FEATURES

Shape: Grand Symphony
Back/Side Wood: Big Leaf Maple
Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
Neck/Heel: Hard Rock Maple
Electronics: ES®
Bracing: Forward Shifted Pattern with Relief Rout
Binding: Ivoroid
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Abalone Dots
Headstock Overlay: Indian Rosewood
Bridge Inlay: None
Bridge Pins: Ebony with Abalone Dots
Nut & Saddle: Tusq
Tuners: Taylor Gold
Truss Rod Cover: Indian Rosewood
Back/Side Finish: Gloss
Top Finish: Gloss
Neck Finish: Gloss
Cutaway: None
Pickguard: None
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
SPECIFICATIONS
Body Width 16 ¼ inches
Body Depth 4 5/8 Inches
Body Length 20 Inches
Overall Length 41 Inches

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