Taylor Guitars 814ce Grand Auditorium Spruce/Rosewood Acoustic-Electric Guitar w/Armrest

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814CE RA

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Taylor's flagship Grand Auditorium retains all of its sonic power with new features devoted to a smoother playing experience and updated aesthetics. In this 814ce, the classic tonewood combination of Indian rosewood and Sitka spruce still delivers its characteristic blend of warmth, low-end presence and high-range sparkle, elevated to new heights by V-Class bracing. Notes sustain longer, allowing rosewoods rich overtones to bloom with more clarity than ever, and the advanced bracing scheme introduces greater power and tunefulness across the entire tonal spectrum for a rich and expressive sound. New features include a radius-style rosewood armrest and smoked nickel tuners, along with 800 Series standard appointments such as a smoky ebony fretboard sourced from Taylors Crelicam mill in Cameroon, maple binding, rosewood edge trim, an abalone rosette edged with rosewood, and mother-of-pearl Element fretboard and peghead inlays. The 814ce also includes a Venetian cutaway and our ES2 acoustic electronics, and ships in a deluxe hardshell case.

Specifications:
• Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
• Bracing: V-Class with Relief Rout
• Scale Length: 25-1/2"
• Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
• Body Wood: Indian Rosewood
• Binding: Rock Maple
• Top/Body Finish: Gloss 3.5
• Armrest Binding: Indian Rosewood insert
• Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
• Neck Finish: Satin
• Neck Width: 1-3/4"
• Number of Frets: 20
• Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony
• Pickguard: Rosewood
• Nut & Saddle: Black Tusq, Micarta saddle
• Tuners: Smoked Nickel
• Electronics: Expression System® 2
• Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown

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My first major guitar purchase and I do not regret it. I played every Taylor in the guitar room and this is the one. I have never played a guitar that was so comfortable and that sounds so rich.
Posted by Gerald Hoffman on Nov 3, 2022
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