almost bought a Taylor today

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  1. tedm

    tedm Gold Supporting Member

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    Very interested in the entry level 114 non c, non e model, to pair with a Tonewood amp, and select my own pickup system in.

    However, kind of glad I didn't. Even though the above is a laminate back/sides, caring for the guitars I have is a pita already, and I can adjust one of my Martins to a tonewood, and pickups. The key is I wanted a non-gloss satin finish for percussion, and no extruding knobs and cheap ass pickup system in it.

    Will probably mod what I have, as it's not really rare stuff, and look for an entry 12 string, likely a taylor, next year or so.
     
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    BK Verbs Gold Supporting Member

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    Horseshoes and hand grenades my friend.
     
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    Slim pickins when it comes to finding a used non-c, non-e Taylor. Too bad they don't make more true acoustics.
     
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    TheoDog Silver Supporting Member

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    The old Seagull S6 guitars are an option. Matte finish, loud as a cannon.
     
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    For what you're paying for a laminate, entry level Taylor, there are many, many far better ways to spend your money on much better all-solid timber instruments-if you can ignore the pull of a headstock logo...
     
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    hmm...confused. If you're dealing with a harsh environment or just can't keep from banging into things, the Takamines have that niche sown up.
     

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