Taylor Academy 12e-N Nylon Acoustic

Product Overview

Here we have a new addition to the Taylor family, an interesting combination of specs and appointments that makes this range stand out from anything Taylor have done before, aimed at the entry level player, but offering a quality and price point that should make it well beyond the standard of other entry level offerings from other brands, as you'd expect from Taylor the quality is exceptional.

This particular model is Taylors popular Grand concert shape, although it's shape is altered slightly with the incredible addition of the arm rest normally only found on Deluxe high end models, or the 9 and presentation series guitars right at the other end of the price scale. The arm rest is a lovely ergonomic addition to a guitar, your forarm doesn't press into the actual top of the guitar that you want to reverberate, as well as just being super comfortable to hold and play.

Like the 1 series guitars, this guitar is made from layered Sapele back and sides and a solid Lutz spruce top, and comes with Pro Arte Carbon Hard Tension strings. Also sporting a 12-fret join where the body meets the neck, and as with all Taylor 12-frets, also has a classical style slotted headstock too.

This guitar will be ideal for finger pickers or flat pickers, and obviously with it's ES-B electonics (which includeds a LED tuner too), it's a guitar that's ready to plug in and perform with, so whether a new starter looking for a guitar of high quality to start with, or an established player with steel string in your collection looking for a relatively affordable high quality nylon guitar, anyone should be happy with these awesome things.

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Product Specifications

Scale Length 25-1/2"
Nut & Saddle Tusq
Bracing Academy Series
Truss Rod Cover Black Plastic
Pickguard None
Number of Frets 17
Tuners Nylon Nickel w/Pearloid Buttons
Case Gig Bag
Brand of Strings Pro Arte Carbon Hard Tension
Body Length None
Body Width None
Body Depth None
Body Binding Black
Top Finish Varnish
Back Config Layered
Backstrap Finish None
Rosette Size Three Ring
Bridge Inlay None
Back/Side Finish Varnish
Armrest Binding None
Backstrap Wood None
Rosette Mat. Wood/Fiber
Stain/Sunburst None
Wedge None
Neck Width 1-7/8"
Fretboard Inlay 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic
Fretboard Binding None
Heel Cap Binding Black
Type of Neck Joint Scarf
Neck/Heel Mahogany
Fretboard Wood Ebony
Neck Finish Varnish
Heel Length 3-1/2"
Peghead Finish None
Peghead Binding None
Peghead Type Slot Head
Peghead Purfling None
Headstock Overlay Lexan
Peghead Inlay None
Peghead Logo Printed on Headstock Overlay
Bridge Pins None
Buttons Pearloid
Fingerboard Ext None
Edge Trim None

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