Taylor AD17 American Dream Acoustic Guitar - Natural

Taylor

This Grand Pacific model is the first of our round-shoulder dreadnoughts to feature back and sides of solid ovangkol, an African tonewood that shares rosewood’s warmth and brilliance with additional presence in the midrange. Topped with solid spruce, the AD17 serves up a blend of sparkle and clean low-end power, enhanced by V-Class bracing for greater volume, longer sustain, and a more in-tune sound. That seasoned, vintage-hued tone is reflected in this model’s strikingly classic look, with a natural top and a deep Urban Sienna color treatment for the ovangkol back and sides. Minimally decorated but finely crafted, the AD17 also features chamfered body edges, stained spruce edge trim, a three-ring rosette in Hawaiian koa, and a faux tortoiseshell pickguard. The 2.0 mil-thick matte body finish minimizes damping for unfettered resonance. It ships in a Taylor AeroCase.

Serial Number: 1204091146

Weight: 4.6lbs

Specifications

Body
  • Body type: Taylor Grand Pacific
  • Cutaway: None
  • Top wood: Solid Spruce
  • Back & sides: Ovangkol
  • Bracing pattern: V-Class Bracing
  • Body finish: Satin Finish with Urban Sienna (Ash Stain) or Black Top
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
  • Nut width: 1-3/4" (44.5 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Eucalyptus
  • Neck wood: Tropical Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25-1/2"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Genuine West African Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Taylor Nickel
  • Bridge: Eucalyptus
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; Tusq Nut
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: Chamfered Edges
  • Case: AeroCase (Brown)
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: USA


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Category: Acoustic Guitar, Taylor Guitars

Type: Acoustic