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Guitar straps and end pin jacks 12 Replies

Anyone else have problems fitting the guitar strap over the electric end pin jack on acoustic/electric guitars? I've asked music stores and strap manufacturers and neither seem to think it's a…Continue

Started by Downtown Freddy Brown. Last reply by Mark Chalupsky yesterday.

Taylor expression vs older fishman prefix pickup... 3 Replies

So...   I'm looking at a few different used Taylors right now.   I've heard people argue both sides of this topic.  Some swearing by the old fishman preamp/pickup system, while others claim the new…Continue

Started by Mark. Last reply by Paul Stoddard Mar 21.

GS Mini video comparison ... Spruce top versus Mahogany 2 Replies

 CLICK HERE to watch a good Taylor GS Mini Video Comparison from The Acoustic Letter..Continue

Started by Jud Hair. Last reply by John J. Cebula Jan 14.

Taylor 12 fret guitars. Which model do you have or recommend and what do you like about them? 3 Replies

I am in the market for a Taylor 12 fret guitar and was wondering what experiences others have had with these.  I am leaning towards the 522e with a Western red cedar top, which would be the same as…Continue

Started by Hoosier Picker. Last reply by Michael Holmes Dec 7, 2013.

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Comment by doug lattier on September 16, 2011 at 12:45am
I have owned a Taylor GS7 in the past and they are fantastic guitars.  Great sound and easy playability.  Good luck on your quest.
Comment by Greg Lygon on September 15, 2011 at 8:17am
So far I like the K4: definitely impressed with the quality, and overall really helps achieve control over the difficult midrange. I need to test again when I get my Mackie SRM150 ( long story about that for later). I will try to get some audio/video posted soon.
Comment by Darren Fay on September 15, 2011 at 7:58am
Hi Greg.  Sounds like a beautiful guitar.  Right now I play an 810ce  How do you like the K4?  I had posted a comment asking about it, but so far haven't gotten any response.
Comment by Greg Lygon on September 14, 2011 at 11:41am
Hey - new to the group. Owner of Taylor 716ce (2010 Spring Ltd with spruce/imbuia), and Taylor K4 Preamp. Glad to be here!
Comment by Jud Hair on August 28, 2011 at 6:12am
Thanks Newbie Dean ... I'm sort of a solid wood snob, but the wood doesn't have to be exotic.  I love mahogany and rosewood, but Sapele is just fine with me.  The GC8 I played looked, played and sounded wonderful.  Glad to hear that the GC3 (something I might actually be able own) has the same great sound and playability.  The wider nut is somethng that I have decided is an absolute necessity in any make or model that I would buy.
Comment by GNuck on August 27, 2011 at 9:55pm

Hey there Newbie Dean;

 

Nice little axe you got there, I really like Taylor's grand concert size guitars, love how the size fits well not to big or small at least for me. I like the smaller body guitars.

 

In fact we've been discussing the smaller body Taylors in my group Small Body Guitars the past several days, especially the Big Baby and GS Mini.

 

A Taylor is one of the next candidates on my list for my little collection.

:-)

 

Thanks;

Gary

Comment by Newbie Dean on August 27, 2011 at 9:44pm
I've been at this git thing just over 2 years now.  I got my first Taylor last spring.  I "settled" for a GC3.  I play strictly for myself so don't need the exotic woods.  The GC3 has the same playability for me that the upper end ones have; GREAT.  I have fat fingers, so the 1.75 nut width is a dream for me to play.  I just saw this group and had to stop in.  Dean
Comment by Jud Hair on August 26, 2011 at 1:08pm

Anybody out there own the Taylor GC8 ... ?

 

Played one for 30 minutes at Guitar Center over lunch today and it caused serious GAS !!

 

What a sweet instrument ... Played like a dream on the roomy 1.75 nut and nice short scale on a mid-sized body.

 

Oh if I only had the $2K asking price!

Comment by JCross on August 22, 2011 at 4:42pm
I wanted to let everyone know that I purchased a GS Mini... Im amazed at the sound that comes out of this travel size guitar.. I recommend everyone try one out if they get the chance. Anyway, my collection is growing. I now have an 07 512ce in honeyburst and my new GS Mini. Take care everyone!
Comment by bill asprelli on August 21, 2011 at 7:35pm
hi mark, it actually is a custom gs.. it was built in 09  i am looking to get 3500
 

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