Taylor 914CE #20080122110 Acoustic Guitar - Used  From Taylor

Taylor's most versatile body shape that sounds as good as it looks!  

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Condition: Used, Very Good

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If you are looking for a versatile modern instrument that has a huge sound then this beautful pre-loved Taylor 914ce might be just what you're looking for! The Sitka top adds a nice amount of warmth in the midrange that isn't always as present on Taylors and sounded great while playing with fingers or flatpicking. Playability here is very comfortable and notes really jump out of this lovely guitar with lush overtones and a very pleasing modern tone. The Taylor Expression System 1 provides a very clear and authentic acoustic tone when ran through some of our acoustic amps in the shop and this guitar is ready to go whether you're playing acoustically on the couch or plugged in and gigging!

 

 

 

Manufacturer's Description from Taylor

Among Taylor’s rosewood/spruce guitars, the 900 Series has always projected an aura of high-end sophistication, showcasing a detail-rich aesthetic and the most refined levels of Taylor craftsmanship. A lush redesign has brought a sleek and comfortable hand-carved ebony armrest to the series, along with the same sweeping array of tonal-enhancing refinements first applied to the 800 Series. On the 914ce, the Grand Auditorium’s all-around versatility has been punched up to produce a more powerful bass response and a warmer, sweeter midrange. The refreshed appointment scheme boasts a beautifully calibrated balance of ebony binding and koa purfling, together with colorful abalone shell inlays and trim. Additional features include a Venetian cutaway and Taylor’s Expression System® 1 pickup. The guitar ships in a Taylor deluxe hardshell case.

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About Manufacturer

Headquartered in El Cajon, California, Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, and has grown into the leading global builder of premium acoustic guitars. Taylor employs over 900 people and currently produces hundreds of guitars per day in its state-of-the-art factory complexes in both El Cajon and in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. The company maintains an active dealer network, with Taylor guitars sold through hundreds of retail locations in North America and with international distribution to 60 countries, including a distribution warehouse and factory service center in the Netherlands.

Renowned for blending modern, innovative manufacturing techniques with a master craftsman's attention to detail, Taylor guitars are widely considered among the best-sounding and easiest to play in the world. The company was a pioneer in the use of computer mills, lasers and other high-tech tools and proprietary machinery, and today, Bob Taylor is widely recognized throughout the musical instrument industry as the visionary acoustic guitar manufacturer. Among the company’s many innovations are its patented Taylor Neck, the first major innovation in the construction of the acoustic guitar in the last 100 years; the award-winning Expression System® 2 (ES2) pickup, a groundbreaking approach to amplifying an acoustic guitar; and the T5, the first, true hybrid acoustic and electric guitar that can produce amplified acoustic tones, full-crunch electric, and everything in-between with the flip of a five-way switch.

In addition to its forward-thinking approach to guitar design and manufacturing, Taylor has applied that same approach to its wood sourcing and environmental sustainability initiatives. Taylor is dedicated to the pursuit of best practices in forest management, new models of reforestation, and bringing ethically harvested tonewoods to market. This approach, together with outstanding playability, flawless craftsmanship, and stunning aesthetics, are just a few of the reasons that many of today’s leading musicians make Taylor their guitar of choice. The company’s artist roster numbers in the thousands, and includes the likes of Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz, Zac Brown, and many other established musicians.

Specifications

Serial Number: 20080122110
 
Year: 2008
 
Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
 
Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
 
Back and Sides: Indian Rosewood
 
Finish: Gloss
 
Neck Wood: Tropical Mahogany
 
Neck Finish: Satin
 
Fretboard: Inlay
 
Inlay: Abalone
 
Nut: Tusq
 
Scale Length: 25.5"
 
Saddle: Micarta
 
Bridge Pins: Ebony
 
Tuners: Gotoh
 
Electronics: Taylor ES-1
 
Hardshell: Case