Taylor 516ce





Mahogany’s meaty midrange and fundamental focus take on another level of boldness and depth, especially in the lower midrange, with the spruce-top Grand-Symphony 516ce. The use of Lutz spruce, a natural hybrid of Sitka and White spruce that resembles Adirondack spruce in its tonal output, bolsters the sonic horsepower, especially in tandem with Taylor’s Performance bracing, which is optimized for each body shape to bring out more volume and richness. Appointments include faux tortoise shell binding and pickguard, a rosette of faux tortoise shell framed by grained ivoroid, and a grained ivoroid Century fretboard inlay. Other playing features include a Venetian cutaway and Taylor’s natural-sounding Expression System 2 pickup and preamp.

Grand-Symphony, Cutaway, Acoustic-Electric, Fourteen-Fret

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Brand: Taylor
Size: Grand-Symphony
Type: Cutaway, Acoustic-Electric, Fourteen-Fret
Back/Side Wood: Tropical Mahogany
Scale Length: 25-1/2″
Top Wood: Lutz Spruce
Body Length: 20″
Electronics: Expression System 2
Body Width: 16-1/4″
Cutaway: Venetian
Body Depth: 4-5/8″
But & Saddle: Tusq Nut/Micarta Saddle
Neck Width: 1-3/4″
Neck Wood: Tropical Mahogany
Bracing: Performance with Relief Rout
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Fretboard Inlay: Century
Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Binding: Tortoise
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Back/Side Finish: Gloss
Top Finish: Gloss
Neck Finish: Satin
Pickguard: Tortoise
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Number of Frets: 20
Buttons: Nickel
Fretboard & Heel Cap Binding: Ebony
Heel Length: 3-1/2″
Peghead Finish: Gloss
Peghead Logo: Grained Ivoroid
Peghead Type: Standard
Rosette Mat.: Grained Ivoroid/Tortoise/Grained Ivoroid
Rosette Size: Single Ring
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf

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