Taylor design guru Andy Powers conceived our builder's Edition collection to deliver a next-level, player-centric experience in both feel and sound. Each model in this family is the equivalent of his director's cut version of its standard model counterpart, boasting premium woodworking details that refine the playing comfort on both the body and neck. The builder's Edition 614ce features our popular Grand Auditorium body, a torrefied Sitka spruce top, back and sides of figured Big Leaf maple, and our patented V-Class bracing. That combination yields an ultra-responsive, player-reflective sound, elevating maple?s natural transparency in a way that can sound warm, bright or whatever a player?s hands decide. The V-Class architecture improves the volume, sustain and projection, and creat's more harmonic agreement between not's by putting the top more in tune with the strings. Our proprietary roasting process for the Sitka spruce top lowers the damping effect and helps deliver a more played-in tone. Ergonomic body details (exclusive to builder's Edition) include a beveled armrest with beveled body edge treatment; a double-carved cutaway that allows fluid access to the higher frets without the need to change one?s hand position; and our new Silent'satin finish, which reduces contact noise for a cleaner overall sound. Gold Gotoh 510 tuners (featuring a 21:1 gear ratio) complete the suite of tactile delights. Striking aesthetic details include a new Wild Honey Burst on the back, sides and neck (an optional burst-top version is also available), 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 har'shell case.
Series : 600
Specialty : 6-String
Shape : Grand Auditorium
Top Wood : Torrefied Sitka
Body Wood : Big Leaf Maple
Electronics : Expression System 2®
Cutaway : Beveled
Body Length : 20"
Body Width : 16"
Body Depth : 4 5/8"
Scale length : 25-1/2"
Nut & Saddle : Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Bracing : V-Class
Truss Rod Cover : West African Ebony
Number of Frets : 20
Tuners : Gotoh
Case : Taylor Deluxe Har'shell Brown
Brand of Strings : Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
Binding/Edge Treatment : West African Ebony
Top Finish : Silent'satin
Back Config : 2 or 3 piece No Wedge
Rosette Size : Single Ring
Back/Sides Finish : Silent'satin
Armrest Binding : Beveled, no binding
Rosette Mat. : Wood/Fiber
Stain/Sunburst : Wild Honey Burst Back/Sides/Neck, Natural Top
Fretboard Inlay : Scepter, Mother of Pearl
Neck Width : 1-3/4"
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment : West African Ebony
Heel Cap Binding : West African Ebony
Type of Neck Joint : Taylor Neck
Neck Wood : Hard Rock Maple
Fretboard Wood : West African Ebony
Neck Finish : Satin
Heel length : 3-1/4"
Peghead Finish : Satin
Headstock Overlay : West African Ebony
Peghead Type : Standard
Bridge Pins : West African Ebony
Buttons : Gold
Peghead Inlay : Scepter, Mother of Pearl
Peghead Logo : Taylor Mother of Pearl
Armrest : Yes
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