Taylor Academy 12e-N





This acoustic/electric nylon-string Grand Concert from our Academy Series may be the best nylon-string guitar you’ll find for the money. The underlying design goal of the series is to make the acoustic guitar accessible to more players by bringing Taylor’s legendary playability and tone into an affordable price range. One of the benefits of a nylon-string guitar is that the light string tension is easy on the fingertips. Another inviting feature is a built-in armrest to enhance the playing comfort. Tonally, the wood pairing of layered sapele back and sides with a solid Lutz spruce top, together with the body’s internal bracing, project a warm, mellow nylon voice with crisp percussive appeal that suits a variety of musical styles and responds well to both fingerpicking and flatpicking. The onboard ES-N pickup and preamp captures that nylon character and give you additional tone-shaping control. Whether you’re a steel-string player looking to add an affordable nylon-string to your acoustic toolbox or crave a great-sounding acoustic guitar that’s easy on the hands and the wallet, the A12e-N is an option well worth exploring.

Grand-Concert, Fourteen-Fret, Non-Cutaway, Acoustic-Electric, Nylon-Classical

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Brand: Taylor
Size: Grand-Concert
Type: Fourteen-Fret, Non-Cutaway, Acoustic-Electric, Nylon-Classical
Top Wood: Lutz Spruce
Back & Sides: Layered Sapele
Electronics: ES-N
Scale Length: 25-1/2″
Bracing: Academy Series
Pickguard: None
Tuners: Classical Nickel
Nut & Saddle: Nubone Nut & Micarta Saddle
Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
Number of Frets: 17
Case: Gig Bag
Binding: Black
Back Config: Layered
Rosette Size: Three Ring
Back/Side Finish: Varnish
Top Finish: Varnish
Rosette Mat.: Baltic Birch
Neck Width: 1-7/8″
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Heel Length: 3-1/2″
Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic
Heel Cap Binding: Black
Neck/Heel: Mahogany
Neck Finish: Varnish
Peghead Type: Slot Head
Headstock Overlay: Copafera
Buttons: Pearloid

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