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Do Taylor guitars sound better with age?

The older they get, the better they sound Thanks to the combination of high quality tonewoods and superb quality, yet light finishing process that Taylor use, each guitar whether it utilises Sapele, Koa, Sitka Spruce, Mahogany and Koa to name a few, evolves slightly each year.

How do I choose a Taylor?

Try this: Find the Taylor body shape that you like best, and then play different models with that same shape but different woods. Pay attention to whichever one inspires you the most, whether you can explain why or you just feel it. And if the visual aesthetic of the wood is part of the inspiration, embrace it.

Are Taylor Guitars good for beginners?

After weeks of research and firsthand testing, we’ve concluded that the Taylor – Academy 12 is the best acoustic guitar for beginners. While it may be a step up in price, the Academy 12 makes up for it with unparalleled playability, superior construction and beautiful sound.

What does CE stand for on Taylor Guitars?

Posts: 1,215. “C” means “cutaway” “E” means “electronics” So a CE has a cutaway and a pickup. “Cindy inlay” is that fancy shmancy neck inlay that you see on some of the 900 series guitars.

Do Taylor guitars hold value?

Guitar players love Taylors and, as long as they do, the market for used Taylors will be healthy. So, short term, Taylors do very well on resale.

What’s the difference between a Taylor 314ce and 414ce?

The Taylor 414ce is a fancier guitar. While the 414ce is made of Ovangkol, the 314ce is made of Sapele wood, making the former sound more like an instrument made with rosewood and the latter mahogany. The neck of the 414ce has been touted to be more comfortable.

Is the Taylor 314ce an easy to play instrument?

The Taylor 314ce is easy to play given its grand auditorium body size and adequately spaced nut size, plus its sound is raw, giving precedence to the sound/style of the player. The Taylor 314ce is an all-around instrument with an affordable price point given its features.

What kind of saddle does a Taylor 314ce use?

The Taylor 314cs has a nut width of 1 3/4″ and is made of graphite. The saddle, on the other hand, is a Micarta saddle which is known to be bulletproof. It also does not absorb dirt or sweat, ensuring that your guitar’s overlook remains pristine regardless of handling, at least from the saddle point of view.