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Taylor Academy 10e

   
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Taylor Academy 10e

This Dreadnought distills the essential features of a great acoustic guitar into a budget-friendly form. The Academy Series was designed with developing players in mind, so the goal was to create as comfortable a playing experience as possible. The guitar body pairs layered sapele back and sides with a solid Sitka spruce top, and incorporates a feature normally reserved for the premium instruments: a built-in armrest that softens the edge of the body’s bass-side lower bout to enhance the playing comfort. The patented Taylor neck features a slightly shorter 24-7/8-inch scale length, 1-11/16-inch nut width, and light gauge strings, which make fretting and bending strings easier. Tonally the Dreadnought’s body dimensions produce a bold response with a warm low end and punchy treble, making this a great option for strummers and flatpickers. Onboard ES-B electronics include a built-in digital chromatic tuner with an LED display for tuning and low battery indication. Whether you’re at the front end of your guitar journey or just looking for a great strumming guitar without breaking the bank, the A10e will serve you well.

  • Dreadnought body style with fatigue-reducing armrest
  • Thin, tone-enhancing varnish finish
  • Genuine Sitka spruce top
  • Layered sapele back and sides
  • Hard rock maple neck with ebony fingerboard, 20 frets
  • 1.6875" nut width
  • Single-ring Baltic birch rosette
  • Nubone nut, Micarta saddle
  • Chrome tuners
  • Taylor ES-B electronics
Body
  • Body type: Taylor Dreadnought 15/16th-Scale
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Layered Sapele
  • Bracing pattern: Academy Series Bracing
  • Body finish: Satin Varnish
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
  • Nut width: 1-11/16" (42.8mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Hard Rock Maple
  • Scale length: 24-7/8"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin Varnish
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: ES-B
  • Brand: Taylor
  • Configuration: Behind-the-Saddle Transducer with Adjustable Sensors
  • Preamp EQ: Volume, Tone
  • Feedback filter: No
  • Tuner: Yes - Digital Chromatic LED
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Copafera
  • Tuning machines: Chrome Tuners with Chrome Buttons
  • Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; NuBone Nut
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: Elixir Phosphor-Bronze Medium Gauge Strings
  • Case: Deluxe Taylor Gig Bag
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Mexico