Taylor 414ce-R Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar (with Case)

Feature: What it does:
Solid Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone
African ebony fretboard and bridge Enhances the definition and clarity of notes
V-Class bracing V-shaped design; excellent projection and sustain
Indian rosewood back and sides Articulate mids, big lows and smooth highs
- Body type: Grand Auditorium
- Cutaway: Venetian
- Top wood: Solid Sitka spruce
- Back & sides: Indian Rosewood
- Bracing pattern: Taylor V-Class bracing with relief rout
- Body finish: Gloss
- Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
- Nut width: 1-3/4" (44.5mm)
- Fingerboard: Genuine West African Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlay: Renaissance
- Neck wood: Tropical Mahogany
- Scale length: 25-1/2"
- Number of frets: 20
- Neck finish: Satin
- Pickup/preamp: Expression System 2 Professional-Audio-grade
- Configuration: Behind-the-Saddle Transducer with Adjustable Sensors
- Preamp EQ: Volume, Active Bass, Active Treble
- Feedback filter: Onboard Phase Switch
- Headstock overlay: Indian Rosewood
- Tuning machines: Taylor Nickel Tuners with Nickel Buttons
- Bridge: Genuine West African Ebony
- Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; Teflon-Infused Graphite Nut
- Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Case
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 21.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 21 x 9 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 414ce-R-V
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-943-6782
(3 ratings)
Submitted March 16, 2021 by Ron St Laurent in Vail, AZ
"Taylor 814ce V-Brace"
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I walked into a Guitar Center in Tucson AZ and found the above guitar on the wall. I began to play this guitar and within 5 minutes, it just opened up and was a dream to play. I play Chet Atkins which sounded amazing, flatpick and this guitar was at the command of my fingers. It was so responsive and I had to adjust to how responsive it was. All I can say, this guitar was amazing. Unfortunately, they somehow lost power and the humidifier shut down and the guitar developed a crack on the top soundboard. It did not sound the same, however, I believe that after it is repaired correctly, it will sound amazing again. I have a very critical ear and even my wife could hear the difference when played before. I'm sorry for the individual above but I am sold on the V-class and can truly hear the difference. I just wanted to post my feelings on this matter. As for the strings, the Elixir's are the only ones I exclusively use and they sound amazing. When I get the money, the V-class will be my upgrade. Thanks and happy playing!!!
Musical Background:
54 year musician, guitar, banjo, mandolin, dobro, fiddle, bass, piano, harp, drums
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