Guide to Taylor Guitars and reviews of there best models. Here’s what makes them so popular.
Contrary to what many believe, Taylor does have a wide range of guitars. Be it beginners or experienced, adults as well or the younger crowd, they have guitars for everyone.
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Established in 1974, this is a premier, high-end guitar manufacturer that crafts top quality acoustic & acoustic/electric guitars. They were pioneers in the use of technology, lasers and other high-tech tools to create top quality guitars.
Just one strum, and you’ll know that you are definitely not dealing with anything ordinary here. Taylor guitars are also generally considered among the best sounding and the easiest to play of all the guitars.
And because they cater to the pro musicians, these are made by experienced luthiers who not only have the skills but are also motivated to bring a guitar to life in a special way. Constructed with the finest woods, these are designed and made drawing upon their depths of experience.
With headquarters in El Cajon, California, Taylor Guitars employs close to 1000 people and produces hundreds of guitars each day in their state-of-the-art factory establishments in both El Cajon and in Tecate, Mexico.
So you can fathom the scale of this brand!
These are known mostly for their range of acoustic guitars (though they also have electric guitars).
You have several choices including body shape, and choice of wood. You also get specialty guitars such as 12-strings, nylon, and baritones.
The full acoustic tone of these guitars is what makes them quite popular. And not satisfied at just that, they have also developed their own onboard acoustic pickup and preamp, which are quite good at amplifying the warm acoustic sound of these guitars.
These are available in Solid, Hollow and semi-hollow body.
Pickups are offered in a variety of styles and configurations, including high-gain humbuckers and single coils.
You can choose from several different wood and color options.
Taylor Acoustic Electric Guitars
There are several models that are available from this brand but my top picks would have to be the guitars from the CE series. These are some of the best selling Taylor acoustic electric guitars on the market.
As far as I’m concerned, you’re really getting what you pay for. Higher price usually means better value and a better product.
Taylor 214ce Acoustic-Electric Guitar with Gig Bag
This is a sure favorite of many players. It is made of African Mahogany and Sitka Spruce. It has a Grand Auditorium body shape and exclusive Expression System electronics. If you’re in search of a guitar that can really perform, if you’re looking for truly remarkable clarity, this is it. It features sapele back and sides, ebony bridge/tremelo, large pearl dots fingerboard, and indian rosewood headstock. Now you can experience the warmth and color of a Taylor acoustic-electric with the 314CE, read more…
Take Care of the Strings
Irrespective of whatever guitar you buy, it makes sense to change your strings frequently. Not many are aware of this, but it’s an easy way to keep your guitar sounding great.
It makes sense to learn more about strings and the basics of guitar care. Knowing the right technique will help keep your guitar strings in tune. Besides, the more you do it, the easier it gets.