Taylor AD17e Blacktop - Sitka Spruce / Ovangkol

Taylor AD17e Blacktop, American Dream Series, Right Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Grand Pacific Shape, Non-Cutaway, Sitka Spruce Top, Matte Ovangkol Back and Sides, Black Matte Top Finish, ES2 Electronics, with Case.

  • SKU: FSGATAYAD17EBLK
  • Model: AADS034011006731268
  • UPC: 887766106906
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Taylor AD17e Blacktop - Sitka Spruce / Ovangkol

Taylor AD17e Blacktop, American Dream Series, Right Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Grand Pacific Shape, Non-Cutaway, Sitka Spruce Top, Matte Ovangkol Back and Sides, Black Matte Top Finish, ES2 Electronics, with Case.

  • SKU: FSGATAYAD17EBLK
  • Model: AADS034011006731268
  • UPC: 887766106906
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Named after the guitar shop where Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974, the American Dream Series are US-made, solid-wood guitars that are distilled into the essential elements of premium Taylor performance featuring V-Class bracing and Taylor's signature playability. With a solid spruce top, the Grand Pacific body shape produces warm, seasoned acoustic tone reminiscent of vintage acoustic recordings. This model features a blacktop finish.
  • Ovangkol back and sides combine the tonewood's rosewood-like properties plus a pleasingly full midrange
  • Grand Pacific shape offers a warm, seasoned voice, with enhanced sustain and intonation from the V-Class bracing
  • ES-2 pickup captures the guitar's dynamic properties and amplifies the natural acoustic tone of your guitar
  • Solid spruce top produces a brilliant blend of sparkle and clean low-end power
UPC 887766106906
Country of Origin U.S.A.
Model AADS034011006731268
Body Type Grand Pacific
Bracing V-Class
Fingerboard Eucalyptus
Neck Tropical Mahogany, Matte
Neck Shape 1-3/4" Width
Saddle Micarta
Nut Black Tusq
Tuning Machines Taylor Nickel
Finish Urban Sienna Stain Back & Sides, Matte 2.0-mil
Inlays 4 mm Dot Italian Acrylic Fretboard
Electronics Expression System 2 (ES2)
Pickguard Black
Scale Length 648 mm (25-1/2")
Case Taylor AeroCase
Hand Orientation Right
Number of Strings 6
Has Electronics Yes
Cutaway Non-Cutaway
Number of Frets 20
Top Material Sitka Spruce
Body Material Ovangkol
Binding Chamfered Edges
Rosette Single Ring, Black/Maple/Black
  • Taylor AeroCase
  • Lifetime Limited Taylor Warranty

Description

Taylor AD17e Blacktop, American Dream Series, Right Handed Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Grand Pacific Shape, Non-Cutaway, Sitka Spruce Top, Matte Ovangkol Back and Sides, Black Matte Top Finish, ES2 Electronics, with Case.
Named after the guitar shop where Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974, the American Dream Series are US-made, solid-wood guitars that are distilled into the essential elements of premium Taylor performance featuring V-Class bracing and Taylor's signature playability. With a solid spruce top, the Grand Pacific body shape produces warm, seasoned acoustic tone reminiscent of vintage acoustic recordings. This model features a blacktop finish.
  • Ovangkol back and sides combine the tonewood's rosewood-like properties plus a pleasingly full midrange
  • Grand Pacific shape offers a warm, seasoned voice, with enhanced sustain and intonation from the V-Class bracing
  • ES-2 pickup captures the guitar's dynamic properties and amplifies the natural acoustic tone of your guitar
  • Solid spruce top produces a brilliant blend of sparkle and clean low-end power

Specifications

UPC 887766106906
Country of Origin U.S.A.
Model AADS034011006731268
Body Type Grand Pacific
Bracing V-Class
Fingerboard Eucalyptus
Neck Tropical Mahogany, Matte
Neck Shape 1-3/4" Width
Saddle Micarta
Nut Black Tusq
Tuning Machines Taylor Nickel
Finish Urban Sienna Stain Back & Sides, Matte 2.0-mil
Inlays 4 mm Dot Italian Acrylic Fretboard
Electronics Expression System 2 (ES2)
Pickguard Black
Scale Length 648 mm (25-1/2")
Case Taylor AeroCase
Hand Orientation Right
Number of Strings 6
Has Electronics Yes
Cutaway Non-Cutaway
Number of Frets 20
Top Material Sitka Spruce
Body Material Ovangkol
Binding Chamfered Edges
Rosette Single Ring, Black/Maple/Black

What's Included

  • Taylor AeroCase
  • Lifetime Limited Taylor Warranty

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UPC 887766106906 887766106876 887766106869 887766106890 887766096740
Country of Origin U.S.A. U.S.A. U.S.A. U.S.A. U.S.A.
Model AADS034011006731268 AADS034000006731268 AADS034000006731265 AADS034011006731265 A303001111000032093
Body Type Grand Pacific Grand Pacific Grand Pacific Grand Pacific Grand Concert
Bracing V-Class V-Class V-Class V-Class V-Class
Fingerboard Eucalyptus Eucalyptus Eucalyptus Eucalyptus West African Crelicam Ebony
Neck Tropical Mahogany, Matte Tropical Mahogany, Matte Tropical Mahogany, Matte Tropical Mahogany, Matte Tropical Mahogany, Satin
Neck Shape 1-3/4" Width 1-3/4" Width 1-3/4" Width 1-3/4" Width 1-3/4" Width
Saddle Micarta Micarta Micarta Micarta Micarta
Nut Black Tusq Black Tusq Black Tusq Black Tusq Black Graphite
Tuning Machines Taylor Nickel Taylor Nickel Taylor Nickel Taylor Nickel Taylor Nickel
Finish Urban Sienna Stain Back & Sides, Matte 2.0-mil Urban Sienna Stain Back & Sides, Matte 2.0-mil Urban Sienna Stain Back & Sides, Matte 2.0-mil Urban Sienna Stain Back & Sides, Matte 2.0-mil Gloss Top, Satin Back & Sides
Inlays 4 mm Dot Italian Acrylic Fretboard 4 mm Dot Italian Acrylic Fretboard 4 mm Dot Italian Acrylic Fretboard 4 mm Dot Italian Acrylic Fretboard Gemstone, Italian Acrylic Fretboard
Electronics Expression System 2 (ES2) None None Expression System 2 (ES2) Expression System 2 (ES2)
Pickguard Black Black Tortoise Tortoise Black
Scale Length 648 mm (25-1/2") 648 mm (25-1/2") 648 mm (25-1/2") 648 mm (25-1/2") 24-7/8"
Case Taylor AeroCase Taylor AeroCase Taylor AeroCase Taylor AeroCase Taylor Deluxe Hardshell
Hand Orientation Right Right Right Right Right
Number of Strings 6 6 6 6 6
Has Electronics Yes No No Yes Yes
Cutaway Non-Cutaway Non-Cutaway Non-Cutaway Non-Cutaway Venetian
Number of Frets 20 20 20 20 20
Top Material Sitka Spruce Sitka Spruce Sitka Spruce Sitka Spruce Sitka Spruce
Body Material Ovangkol Ovangkol Ovangkol Ovangkol Sapele
Binding Chamfered Edges Chamfered Edges Chamfered Edges Chamfered Edges Black
Rosette Single Ring, Black/Maple/Black Single Ring, Black/Maple/Black Three Ring, Hawaiian Koa Three Ring, Hawaiian Koa Three Ring, Plastic

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Acoustic Guitars

  1. Tune to pitch.
  2. Play to test that action meets factory specifications; listen and feel for any buzzing, intonation issues or uncomfortable playability.
  3. Feel for sharp fret edges.
  4. Inspect finish.
  5. Confirm all electronics, pots and switches function appropriately.
  6. Confirm all mechanical operations work properly including whammy bars, fine tuners and built in tuners.
  7. Inspect construction.
  8. Inspect condition of the strings.
  9. If powered by a battery, confirm it is at full strength.
  10. Humidify if necessary.
  11. Technician signs the tag to confirm that all details have been completed.
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