Taylor 517e Builders Edition

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Ben Morgan-Brown takes a look at this 2019 offering from Taylor, the 517e Builders Edition.

Taylor 517e Builders Edition SRP £3179.

Stings: 6

Shape: Grand Pacific

Neck to body fret: 14th

Sides: Neo-Tropical Mahogany

Back: Neo-Tropical Mahogany

Tail Strip: West African Ebony

Top: Torrefied Sitka Spruce

Fretboard: West African Ebony

Bridge: West African Ebony – Builder’s Edition Style

Neck/ Heel: Neo-Tropical Mahogany

Peghead Veneer: West African Ebony

Bracing: V Class HX Mahogany

Nut width: 1-3/4″

Scale length: 25-1/2

Fretboard radius: 15″

Frets: 20

Tuners: Taylor Nickel

Electronics: Expression System 2

Case: Taylor Deluxe Hard Shell – Western Floral