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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.

Guitar straps and end pin jacks 11 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 John J. Cebula Jan 14.

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 Walt Pilcher on September 3, 2010 at 4:22pm
Mark, you're probably right, and I just don't have the ear for it yet! Next week I'll ask my experienced friend if he thinks they need to be replaced. He has a very good ear and has been playing for much longer than I.
Comment by Jim Handsfield on September 3, 2010 at 3:35pm
People have asked for photos of my choir. The GS8e


The Baritone 8-String


The 555


The Deering Vega Long Neck

Comment by Craig Fox on September 3, 2010 at 2:37pm
For me, it's Elixir Nanoweb Light Phosphor Bronze on all my guitars.
Comment by Mark Baker on September 3, 2010 at 2:11pm
Wow, over two years on the same strings? You might be amazed at the difference in the sound if you changed them now... I usually change strings about once a month.
Comment by Walt Pilcher on September 3, 2010 at 1:41pm
Mark,
I still have the original Elixirs on the 210e I bought over two years ago, and they sound fine to me. Of course I only play them hard once a week at my music circle, plus practice time at home, but I don't play them particularly hard when I'm practicing. When I do change them, I would probably stick with the same Elixirs except that I have a set of D'Addario Bluegrass strings (EXP 19) that I might try only because one of my more experienced friends says he likes them on his 714-ce.
Walt
Comment by Bruce Codagnone on September 3, 2010 at 1:29pm
I prefer the Elixer strings. They are a bit pricey but they last. I have them on all of my guitars.
Comment by Mark Baker on September 3, 2010 at 1:23pm
For everyone - I'm just curious, have you stuck with the Elixir strings Taylors come with, or do you prefer something else?
Comment by Mark Baker on September 3, 2010 at 1:22pm
Very nice, Tommy! I kind of like no-cutaway guitars. Does yours have electronics, or is it pure acoustic?
Comment by Craig Fox on September 3, 2010 at 12:41pm
Hey all - new to this group, but not to the site. I've got a 1994 712 with an LR Baggs active pickup. Just sayin' hello.
Comment by Tommy Day on September 2, 2010 at 10:11pm


This is my Taylor GS8 I picked up last summer from Wildwood Music in Ohio. It was a custom from a couple years ago with an Adirondack top, and I love it!
 

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