Presenting the all new Taylor GT Urban Ash, the first in a series launching Taylor's new Grand Theater body size.
Designed from the ground up for comfort, playability and rich tone, the GT Urban Ash debuts a new compact body shape with a big, resonant acoustic voice. The GT (Grand Theater) shares the basic footprint of the jumbo-sized Grand Orchestra shape, but its proportions have been scaled down (including a shallower body depth), creating a fun, inviting feel in a package that you can take virtually anywhere.
The Grand Theater models also feature a uniquely proportioned neck with a scale length of 24-⅛”, a bit longer than the GS Mini and a bit shorter than the Grand Concert. The neck provides a slinky fretting feel thanks to reduced string tension.
It comes together in the GT Urban Ash, built with solid back and sides of the responsibly sourced tonewood that gives the guitar its name. A solid spruce top helps charge the GT’s tonal response with projection that belies its small frame, powered by the new asymmetrical C-Class bracing design, which translates the tone-enhancing properties of V-Class bracing into a sonic engine that’s appropriate for this new body shape. Expect a warm, punchy midrange accentuated by crisp treble notes, with an impressive bass response that owes its surprising power to the new bracing scheme.
A beautiful fretboard of responsibly sourced smoked eucalyptus delivers the feel of a rosewood fretboard with the tonal character of ebony, while a thin matte finish preserves the guitar’s resonance. A clean-cut appointment package includes Pinnacle inlays in Italian acrylic, a three-ring koa rosette and a dusky Urban Sienna stain on the ash back and sides. It ships in a super-durable yet lightweight AeroCase™.
Taylor GT™ Urban Ash | Introduction
Scale Length: 24-1/8"
Nut & Saddle: Black Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
Number of Frets:20
Tuners: Taylor Nickel Mini
Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
Body Length: 18-½”
Body Width: 15”
Body Depth: 3-¾”
Binding/Edge Treatment: None
Top Finish: Matte
Back Configuration: 2-piece, No Wedge
Backstrap Finish: None
Rosette Size: Three Ring
Bridge Inlay: None
Back/Side Finish: Matte
Rosette Material: Hawaiian Koa
Stain/Sunburst: Urban Sienna
Neck Width: 1-23/32"
Fretboard Inlay: Pinnacle, Italian Acrylic
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: None
Heel Cap Binding: Black
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: Eucalyptus
Neck Finish: Matte
Heel Length: 3-1/4"
Peghead Finish: Matte
Peghead Binding: None
Peghead Type: Standard
Peghead Purfling: None
Headstock Overlay: Eucalyptus
Peghead Inlay: None
Peghead Logo: Italian Acrylic
Bridge Pins: Black Plastic
Tuning Machine Buttons: Nickel
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