What is the Academy Series? The Academy series is one of the entry levels into Taylor guitars and is heavily focused on being comfortable to play while sounding great at a price that hopefully doesn’t break the bank. They come with a short scale length (24-⅞”), a slightly narrower nut width (1-11/16”) and a super comfortable armrest. The Taylor Academy series is available in two different body sizes; the smallest body size is the Grand Concert (Academy 12) and the larger Dreadnought (Academy 10). Taylor also offers the Academy 12 as a Nylon-string... Read More
Over the last decade, Taylor has become one of the biggest and best-selling guitar brands in the world. They’ve managed this by consistently building guitars that not only sound great but also are easy and comfortable to play. They’ve done all this while also managing to focus on sustainability, ensuring that the woods we all love and know will be available and continue to exist for centuries to come. We’ve sold our fair share of Taylor guitars over the years, so we’re here today to answer some of the questions... Read More
All Taylor guitars are made in one of two factories; either the El Cajon factory in California, or the Tecate factory in Mexico. They’re roughly 40 miles from one another. Anything that’s a 200 series or lower (so that’s the 100 series, GS Minis, Baby range and Academies) are made in the Mexican factory. The 300 range and upwards are all made in America.