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Taylor IV Builders Reserve Series Acoustic Guitar & Ukulele Set
Taylor-IV-Builders-Reserve-Series-Acoustic-Guitar-Ukulele-Set
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May 15, 2012 19:18:22 PDT
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US $7,899.00
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Item location:
Great Lakes, United States

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120915082180
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Last updated on  May 15, 2012 17:40:01 PDT  View all revisions

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Brand:

Taylor

Model:

Builders Reserve IV


BRAND NEW

UNPLAYED 

TAYLOR BUILDERS RESERVE IV

Guitar & Ukulele set



 Also includes everything from the factory: 

  • Original Cases & All paperwork

You are bidding on BRAND NEW TAYLOR BUILDERS RESERVE IV GUITAR & UKULEE SET with original cases and everything listed above from Taylor .

The guitar set is BRAND NEW with original cases and everything listed above.  THEY ARE FLAWLESS!  Please see my feedback and bid with confidence.    I will ship via Fedex and it will be fully insured for the full purchase amount.  Please feel free to email me with any questions that you may have.    Thanks and GOODLUCK!   




All-Koa Tenor Ukulele and GS with Solid Lining

Taylor’s design group has crafted a tandem ukulele/guitar release that celebrates our love of koa wood and honors the traditions, heritage and music of Hawaii, koa’s home. Inspired in part by a new design aesthetic for Taylor’s 2012 Koa Series, this Builder’s Reserve package also draws from the ukulele-building expertise of Taylor luthier Andy Powers, whose high-end ukes are played by the likes of Elvis Costello, Taylor Swift, and singer-songwriter Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek).

The solid koa ukuleles embody a handcrafted approach to instrument making, since Taylor hasn’t yet developed all the tooling that would be required to make the uke as a production model. Our reserves of koa include beautifully figured sets that are too small for a guitar but perfect for ukes. The appointments mirror those of the Koa Series, featuring a beautiful plumeria fretboard inlay that was scaled down to accommodate the uke’s more diminutive size.

The tenor-style design features a body length of just over 12 inches, with a scale length of 17.25 inches. The neck meets the body at the 14th fret. “It’s more of a guitar player’s uke,” says Bob Taylor. “Anyone who plays guitar can just have fun instantly with this.”

The ukulele is made to be tuned GCEA, with a low-wound G string, although the design also will work well with a traditional high-strung G. For players who might want to try it with a more guitar-like voicing, the design can accommodate baritone uke strings, tuned as a low baritone uke, which are the same as the four high strings on a guitar: DGBE.

The companion guitar for this series is an all-koa cutaway GS. The appointments are identical to the actual Koa Series, with one premium tone enhancement: solid lining and side braces inside the guitar rather than the typically-used kerfing. While far more difficult to execute, the thinner solid lining and side braces together add more torsional strength to the sides. As a result, less string energy is wasted, more of the top and back are free to move, and the guitar produces a livelier, more responsive, and more dynamic sound.

Only 30 of this ukulele/guitar pairing have been produced, and each is offered as a matched set.


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