Taylor Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
(Natural Aged Toner)
6 String Acoustic Guitars
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A large-bodied flatop with an Engelmann top and fine details.
The heralded dxreadnought is the most traditional of all acoustics. By definition, it™s a battleship of a guitar, and the models in Taylor's non-cutaway DN Series pay tribute to that legacy ” while also refining that potent sound. The 700 Series Taylor Dreadnought™s robust bass and articulate mids blend power and balance and dare you to dig in and challenge your flatpicking prowess. The DN7 pairs rosewood with an Engelmann top for a deep, rich tone.
Body Width: 16" / Body Depth: 4 5/8" / Body Length: 20"
The potent tone flatpickers and strummers love.
The most traditional of guitar shapes, Bob Taylor has evolved the Taylor Dreadnought over time to honor its enduring sonic heritage yet also refine the look and sound into a more modern package. The Taylor Dreadnought still boasts that powerful dreadnought tone that old school pickers expect, with deep lows and crisp highs, but with a voice that, like every Taylor, is more evenly balanced across the entire tonal spectrum. Perhaps more than any other shape, the Dreadnought remains linked with roots music like bluegrass and folk, in part because of its traditional role in defining those sounds. Pickers and strummers with an aggressive attack will love our Dreadnought™s blend of power and articulation, which allows for clear lead lines and crisp, driving rhythms.
Origin: East India
One of the most popular and traditional guitar woods of all time, rosewood takes the basic sonic thumbprint of mahogany (which has a strong midrange) and expands it in both directions. Rosewood sounds deeper in the low end and brighter on the top end (one might describe the treble notes as zesty, sparkly or sizzly, with more articulation). If you look at its frequency range visually, rosewood would appear to be more scooped in the middle, yielding less midrange bloom than mahogany. Like mahogany, rosewood™s vintage heritage has helped firmly establish its acoustic legacy. It™s a great sound in part because we know that sound. In some music circles in which preserving the traditional sound helps bring a sense of authenticity to the music ” certain strains of Americana, for example ” rosewood has an iconic status. Also like mahogany, rosewood is a versatile tonewood, which has contributed to its popularity. One can fingerpick it, strum it and flatpick it. It™s very consistent, so players can usually rely on it to deliver.
Goes well with: Most applications. If you like a guitar with fuller low end and brighter treble (bluegrassers, for instance), rosewood will do the trick. Its high-end sizzle and clear articulation will benefit players with œdark hands. If you'e looking for a traditional acoustic sound, a rosewood dreadnought or Grand Auditorium is right up your alley.
- Full dreadnought body shape and sound
- Engelmann top and Indian rosewood back and sides
- Acoustic 7 series details and diamond inlays
- Forward shifted bracing with relief rout
- Includes black hardshell case
Enjoy signature Taylor sound. Order today.
Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Specifications:
- Shape: Dreadnought
Number of Strings: 6
Back/Side Wood: Indian Rosewood
Scale length: 25-1/2"
Top Wood: Engelmann Spruce
Body Length: 20"
Body Width: 16"
Body Depth: 4-5/8"
Nut & Saddle: Tusq
Neck Width: 1-3/4"
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Bracing: Forward Shifted Pattern with Relief Rout
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Abalone Diamonds
Headstock Overlay: Indian Rosewood
Bridge Inlay: None
Bridge Pins: Ebony with Abalone Dots
Tuners: Taylor Chrome
Truss Rod Cover: Indian Rosewood
Back/Side Finish: Gloss
Top Finish: Gloss
Neck Finish: Satin
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Black
Number of Frets: 20
Armrest Binding: None
Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
Backstrap Wood: None
Backstrap Finish: None
Brand of Strings: Elixir Medium
Edge Trim: None
Filler (Body): Clear
Filler (Neck): Clear
Fingerboard Ext: None
Fretboard Binding: Ivoroid
Heel Cap Binding: Ivoroid
Heel length: 3-1/2"
Purfling Material: Fiber
Peghead Finish: Gloss
Peghead Purfling: None
Peghead Inlay: None
Peghead Binding: None
Peghead Logo: Taylor mother-of-pearl
Peghead Type: Standard
Rosette Mat.: Abalone
Rosette Size: Three Ring
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf