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Taylor GAce-FLTD 2012 Fall Ltd Edition w/ Quilted Sapele, Custom Inlays & Taylor Deluxe Case

Model: GAce-FLTD
Availability: In Stock
Condition: Seller Refurbished
Price: $2,589.00 $2,499.00
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The Taylor GAce-FLTD was a Limited Edition release from Taylor's Fall 2012 LTD Edition series. To give this Taylor a unique personality, it features exotic Quilted Sapele as its back and sides...one of the most visually stunning woods available. This tonewood has a bit more flex, which translates into greater power and warmth on the low end. The premium AA European spruce top is the perfect complement, blending elements of Adirondack spruce’s robust output with a hint of cedar’s warmth. Quilted sapele and ivoroid appointments, including a diamond “Solitaire” inlays, add elegant sophistication to the guitar.

You don't see guitars like this one every day. As a Taylor Fall 2012 LTD Edition Series it's highly collectible and perfect if you're searching for a rare treasure. What you're looking at is a 5-year old Taylor guitar that is in unplayed condition. You're probably asking, "How can this be?"

This specific guitar is available because there is just a hint of yellowing in the clear coat. Taylor uses a UV curing process with their finish and sometimes it adds a tiny bit of yellowing to the clear coat. On this example, it mostly at the edges, but will almost certainly diminish with time as the finish matures. Being a Limited Edition model, Taylor put this guitar aside and did not sell it during this model's release period. It languished in a warehouse for nearly five years and now they decided that the time has come for it to be sold. Original list on this model was $4298.00, but we got a deal on it, so we're going to pass it along. Since it has the cosmetic blemish, and is deeply discounted, Taylor required our supplier to mark it as "Used" and assign it a different serial number.

The Taylor Expression System electronics are perfect for realistic plugged-in tone. The onboard Expression System uses patented Dynamic Sensors to capture top and string vibration like never before, so it faithfully reproduces your guitar's native tone. The Taylor ES system was created in partnership with renowned audio pioneer Rupert Neve, and the system is seamlessly integrated into the design of the guitar from the ground up. Onboard tone controls provide added flavor, or can be set flat for an uncolored, exceptionally clean amplified sound.

Why Buy From LightSpeed Music?
The pictures shown in the listing are of the actual instrument you will receive. Every piece of wood is unique, and you deserve to see exactly what you are buying. We know that buying musical gear online is hard, so we welcome any questions you have. If you would like an "in hand" description or you need more details, please call us at 618-719-2392. We are here to assist you M-F from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Central time. 

This instrument was inspected and tested at our supplier, in the USA. Final checking, polishing and setup is performed here, in our shop. Taylor requires our supplier to mark “used” on the back of the headstock and assign it a new serial number. It's a big internet, and we know you have many choices. As such, we are thankful for the thousands of musicians that have chosen us, and hope to be able to add you to our family.

Taylor Quilted Sapele 2012 GAce-FLTD Specifications:
Body Style: Grand Auditorium w/ Venetian Cutaway
Top: Solid AA European Spruce
Body: Solid Quilted Sapele
Neck: Mahogany
Fretboard: Ebony
Bracing: Adirondack
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Electronics: Taylor Expression System
Scale Length: 25-1/2"
Nut Width: 1-3/4"
Fretboard Radius: 15"
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Number of Frets: 20
Tuners: Gotoh
Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable
Binding: Ivoroid Top
Finish: Gloss Natural w/ Satin Neck
Rosette: Single Ring 900 Series Bound
Fretboard Inlay: Solitaires
Fretboard Binding: Ivoroid
Heel Cap: Ivoroid
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell