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Taylor 300 Series 324-SEB Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar

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Taylor's 300 Series has introduced countless players to the pleasures of the all-solid-wood acoustic experience; it's the entry point to Taylor's USA-made instrument line. Players who step up to a 300... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

Taylor's 300 Series has introduced countless players to the pleasures of the all-solid-wood acoustic experience; it's the entry point to Taylor's USA-made instrument line. Players who step up to a 300 Series instrument will be rewarded with a guitar-for-a-lifetime that will only sound better with age. It doesn't take but a few strums to learn how the mix of tone woods, construction and appointments combine to make Taylor's famous playability, intonation and tone. The 300 Series has everything you need and nothing you don't need in a fantastic sounding and playing instrument. All 300 Series instruments ship in a deluxe hard shell case made by Taylor for optimal fit and protection. 

Body Shape
A Taylor original, the Grand Auditorium helped establish the Taylor acoustic sound. The popular body style makes for a versatile guitar that yields ample volume in response to light fingerpicking, and reacts to medium strumming and flatpicking with a clear, balanced sound across the tonal spectrum. If you want a great all-purpose guitar, the GA is an excellent choice.

Tone Wood Pairing
A guitar's top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Mahogany is a hardwood that produces a natural compression, yielding more "roll-in" effect to a note. The compression evens out a lively attack for a more linear response. Mahogany tops deliver strong fundamentals with clear and direct focus. Tonally, blackwood behaves somewhere in the middle of rosewood and mahogany, with a little extra shimmer and chime that shows its family resemblance to koa. Pairing blackwood with the mahogany top not only gives you that roll-in effect associated with a mahogany top - really smooth attack and balance - but extra complexity as the note decays. It's a great combination.

What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.

FEATURES

Body
  • Body type: Taylor Grand Auditorium
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Solid Tropical Mahogany
  • Back & sides: Solid Blackwood
  • Bracing pattern: Taylor Standard III with Relief Rout
  • Body finish: Satin 5.0 Top, Back and Sides
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
  • Nut width: 1-3/4" (44.5mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Tropical Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25-1/2"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: None
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Indian Rosewood
  • Tuning machines: Taylor Nickel Tuners with Nickel Buttons
  • Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; Tusq Nut
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: Taylor New Technology ("NT") Neck System
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hard Shell Case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: USA
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Taylor300 Series 324-SEB Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great Guit

By DukeX

from So Cal

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Excellent tone and playability
  • Great value in an all solid wood guit
  • Quality tonewoods and construction
  • Versatile finger picker and strumer

Cons

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      Comments about Taylor 300 Series 324-SEB Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar:

      For those who want a fine, affordable guit that is equally at home being flat picked, strummed, or finger picked.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Recommended purchase!

      By David

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Taylor 300 Series 324-SEB Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar:

      LOVE this guitar! Out of the box, plays great. Nice balanced sound between the high and low notes.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      No gloss needed

      By MAS

      from Florida

      Comments about Taylor 300 Series 324-SEB Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar:

      I just love the satin shaded edge burst finish. I'm not opposed to gloss but satin speeks to me, In the piano industry interior designers choose a glossy grand pianos but classical players insist on Satin. I'm not in a position to spend 3 grand on a guitar for around a thousand bucks this is a sweet guitar.

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