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Taylor 614ce Builder's Edition Wild Honey Burst

Code: 614CE BE WHB
  • Now £3,149.00
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    (Free Delivery Over £99)
Order within for delivery on Monday 28th September
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Made in America
Solid sitka spruce top
Solid maple back and sides
V-Class bracing
ES-2 pickup system
1-3/4" neck width
'Silent' satin finish
Bevelled armrest and cutaway
Comes with hard case

Our Builder’s Edition design concept is guided by our desire to elevate the guitar-playing experience to a new level of refinement in both sound and feel. Inspired by the sonic advances of our V-Class bracing, Taylor design architect Andy Powers has applied his envelope-pushing touches to similarly enhance the playing comfort. With the maple/torrefied spruce Builder’s Edition 614ce, we’ve paired V-Class bracing with player-friendly contouring to create a wonderfully ergonomic feel. Smooth details include a beveled armrest with beveled body edge treatment; a contoured cutaway with a finger bevel for extra fretting ease up the neck; gold Gotoh 510 tuners that sport a luxurious feel and 21:1 gear ratio; and our Silent Satin™ finish, which reduces incidental noise while playing. Tonally, the combination of V-Class bracing, our Grand Auditorium body style, and the maple/torrefied spruce wood pairing together translate into an incredibly responsive guitar. V-Class’s sonic improvements — more volume and sustain, more harmonic agreement between notes, and remarkable consistency in the fullness of notes everywhere on the fretboard — give maple’s sonic transparency a remarkably player-reflective character, allowing the guitar to sound warm, bright or whatever the player decides to bring to it. The touch sensitivity is enhanced by our proprietary roasting process for the torrefied Sitka spruce top, which lowers the damping effect and delivers a more played-in tone. Striking aesthetic details include a new Wild Honey Burst on the top, back, sides and neck, our mother-of-pearl Sceptor fretboard/peghead inlay, and inset maple/black body purfling with matching rosette. The guitar comes equipped with our ES2 electronics and ships in a deluxe hardshell case.




Grand Auditorium



Taylor’s signature shape embodies the ultimate all-purpose acoustic.




Sitka Spruce



The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.




Maple



Revoiced to produce greater warmth, complexity, volume, sustain and responsiveness




Expression System® 2



The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.




Beveled Cutaway



A smooth, double-contoured cutaway provides easy access to even the highest frets without changing hand positions.




V-Class Bracing



A revolutionary design that balances the flexibility and stability of the top, V-Class bracing produces unmatched sustain, volume, and intonation.



Specification



Scale Length: 25-1/2"

Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta saddle

Bracing: V-Class

Truss Rod Cover: West African Ebony

Pickguard: None

Number of Frets: 20

Tuners: Gotoh

Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown

Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light

Body Length: 20"

Body Width: 16"

Body Depth: 4 5/8"



Binding/Edge Treatment: West African Ebony

Top Finish: Silent Satin

Back Config: 2 or 3 piece No Wedge

Backstrap Finish: None

Rosette Size: Single Ring

Bridge Inlay: None

Back/Side Finish: Silent Satin

Armrest Binding: Beveled, no binding

Backstrap Wood: None

Rosette Mat.: Wood/Fiber

Stain/Sunburst: Wild Honey Burst Top/Back/Sides/Neck

Wedge: None

Armrest: yes



Neck Width: 1-3/4"

Fretboard Inlay: Scepter, Mother of Pearl

Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: West African Ebony

Heel Cap Binding: Sapele/Black Underlay

Type of Neck Joint: Taylor Neck

Neck/Heel: Hard Rock Maple

Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony

Neck Finish: Satin

Heel Length: 3-1/4"



Peghead Finish: Satin

Peghead Binding: None

Peghead Type: Standard

Peghead Purfling: None

Headstock Overlay: West African Ebony

Peghead Inlay: Scepter, Mother of Pearl

Peghead Logo: Taylor Mother of Pearl



Bridge Pins: West African Ebony

Buttons: Gold

Fingerboard Ext: None

Edge Trim: None

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Returns

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Replacement process for items damaged in transit or faulty

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