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Taylor Academy 10E Dreadnought Acoustic Electric Guitar


Taylor Academy 10E Dreadnought Acoustic Electric Guitar

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SKU: ACADEMY10E-1173 Categories: , ,

The guitar you are looking at is Serial#: 2210071173

Weight: 4.35 lbs

Taylor’s 100 Series makes a great guitar-playing experience accessible to everyone with these real wood instruments. 100 Series models have layered walnut backs and sides, as well as new architecture for even more volume and dynamics. For people taking the first or next step in their musical journey, these instruments promise to accelerate players’ growth and enhance their enjoyment. Taylor’s famous neck profile, combined with a 1-11/16-in. nut width, make it easy for developing players to form barre chords. All 100 Series models include a durable, 600-denier nylon gig bag with double-stitched seams and reinforced stress points.

Grand Auditorium

A Taylor original, the Grand Auditorium helped establish the Taylor acoustic sound. The popular body style makes for a versatile guitar that yields ample volume in response to light fingerpicking, and reacts to medium strumming and flatpicking with a clear, balanced sound across the tonal spectrum. If you want a great all-purpose guitar, the GA is an excellent choice.


A guitar’s top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Sitka Spruce is the most prevalent guitar top wood of the modern era. It blends stiffness and elasticity in just the right proportions which translates into broad dynamic range with crisp articulation. Layered walnut back and sides create a sturdy and complementary platform for the vibrating string energy sent by the guitar’s top. Layered wood is less susceptible to changes in temperature and humidity, making it an excellent choice for players who travel with their instruments or simply require more durability.


The ES-N is a single-source, under-saddle transducer, but the preamp design and tone controls were customized to complement the nylon-string voice. Taylor’s standard ES control knobs (Volume, Treble and Bass) enable plenty of tone-shaping and preserve the natural design aesthetic.

Other Features

One of the alluring traits of a nylon-string guitar is the way its tonal character can instantly change the complexion of any song. This makes a nylon an indispensable tool for songwriting, recording and performance, letting you weave a different flavor or rhythmic texture into your music. Taylor nylons achieve the same exceptional playability as their steel-string siblings, offering a smooth crossover with a sleek profile neck, a 1-7/8- in. nut width (compared to a much wider traditional classical neck), and a slight radius (20-in. compared to 15-in. on Taylor steel-strings). With a Taylor nylon-string in your acoustic toolbox, you might be surprised by how often you end up reaching for it.

The Taylor Difference

What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.


  • Body type:Taylor A10 Dreadnought 15/16th-Scale
  • Top wood:Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Layered Sapele
  • Bracing pattern:Academy Series Bracing
  • Body finish: Matte 2.0 Varnish
  • Orientation:Right handed
  • Neck shape:Taylor Standard Profile
  • Nut width:1.69 in. (43 mm)
  • Fingerboard:Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Saplele
  • Scale length:24.87 in.
  • Number of frets:20
  • Neck finish: Matte 2.0 Varnish
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp:Yes
  • Brand: Taylor
  • Configuration:Behind the saddle transducer
  • Preamp EQ:1-band
  • Tuner: Yes
  • Headstock overlay:Lexan
  • Tuning machines: Chrome Tuners with Chrome Buttons
  • Bridge:Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut:Micarta “Wave”/NuBone Nut
  • Number of strings:6-string
  • Case:Deluxe Taylor Gig Bag
  • Country of origin: Mexico
Weight 30 lbs


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