Taylor GS Mini Mahogany Acoustic Guitar
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Designed to be the ultimate musical companion, now in a mahogany body.
There's something undeniably inviting about the Taylor GS Mini's scaled-down size, yet a single strum reveals the impressive voice of a full-size guitar. That mix of portability and musicality has proven to be a winning combination that fits into so many scenarios in life, from the couch to the campfire to the concert hall. It's not too big, it's not too precious, and it's not too expensive.
That broad-based accessibility has given it a resounding universal appeal, not to mention a built-in fun factor. The shorter 23-1/2-inch scale length makes forming chords a breeze yet gives the instrument plenty of snap and tuning stability for a rewarding playing experience. The acoustic-electric versions enjoy a sweet upgrade to ES2 electronics. All GS-Mini models include a durable hard bag built by Taylor for the optimal fit.
A guitar's top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Mahogany is a hardwood that produces a natural compression, yielding more "roll-in" effect to a note. The compression evens out a lively attack for a more linear response. Layered back and sides create a sturdy yet receptive platform for the vibrating string energy sent by the guitar's top. Layered wood is less susceptible to changes in temperature and humidity, making it an excellent choice for players who travel with their instruments or simply require more durability.
What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.
- Body type: Taylor Grand Symphony Mini
- Cutaway: No
- Top wood: Solid Mahogany
- Back & sides: Layered Sapele
- Bracing pattern: GS Mini With Relief Rout
- Body finish: Matte 2.0
- Orientation: Right-handed
- Neck shape: Taylor GS Mini Profile
- Nut width: 1-11/16" (42.8mm)
- Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
- Neck wood: Sapele
- Scale length: 23-1/2"
- Number of frets: 20
- Neck finish: Matte 2.0
- Pickup/preamp: None
- Headstock overlay: Lexan
- Tuning machines: Chrome GS Mini with Chrome Buttons
- Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
- Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; Tusq Nut
- Number of strings: 6
- Special features: Taylor New Technology Neck System
- Case: Taylor GS Mini Hard Bag
- Accessories: None
- Country of origin: Taylor Guitars Factory, Tecate, Mexico
Order a small-sized guitar with a full-size sound.
GS Mini Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Specifications:
- Scale Length 23-1/2"
No. Of frets: 20
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Body Length: 17-5/8"
Body Width: 14-3/8"
Body Depth: 4-7/16"
Overall Length: 36-5/8"
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Comments about Taylor GS Mini Mahogany Acoustic Guitar:
After much deliberation, and reading all the glowing reviews, I bought the mini; When it arrived I discovered the neck was so warped it buzzed every note up from the 3rd fret. How this defective guitar made it all the way "up the food chain" is beyond me. When I did play it on the two frets available, I found it unremarkable, nothing like the hype. Two lessons learned; "price point" instruments are at best a gamble, and large online retailers apparently spend zero time with the instruments they offer- I'm going to go back to a local guitar shop, and to be polite, onliners like Music123 can stuff it
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