Taylor Special Edition T5z Classic Deluxe 12-String Reverse Strung Black

12-String Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Taylor Special Edition T5z Classic Deluxe 12-String Reverse Strung Black

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  • $3,336.00
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Description & Specs

The T5z family has undergone a reimagining this year, and we’re excited to add more variety to our family of hybrid electric-acoustic guitars with the new, ultra-playable, T5z-12 Classic DLX Special Edition. These hollowbody 12-string guitars are the first in the T5z Series to feature the innovative reverse-strung configuration first introduced in our Builder’s Edition 12-string acoustic guitars, a feature that recalls a long heritage of 12-string electrics strung with the heavier string placed on the top of each octave pair. That change results in a meatier, warmer response that adds a full-bodied character to each and every note. These Special Edition models boast the same tone-blending electronics that have made the T5z a hit with players seeking a diverse array of sonic flavors, composed of an acoustic body sensor, a concealed neck humbucker and a visible humbucker, all controlled by five-way switching. The result is a broad spectrum of sound ranging from mellow acoustic tones to a fiery electric register, along with settings that perfectly mix the two. Each T5z-12 Classic DLX Special Edition model features a slender neck with jumbo frets for a supremely fast, relaxed feel, plus a smooth cutaway that provides comfortable access to the highest notes. Appointments for these models include black fretboard binding, double F-holes, nickel mini-tuners, ebony bridge pins, and a full-body gloss finish in three alluring colors.


Series: Taylor T5/T5z
Country of Manufacture: Made in the USA
Product Color: Black
Case Type: Hardshell Case Included
Factory Setup: E Standard (E-A-D-G-B-E)


Body Material: Sapele
Body Finish: Gloss
Top Material: Neo Tropical Mahogany
Purfling: .030" Black


Neck Material: Neo-Tropical Mahogany
Neck Finish: Gloss
Neck Shape: T5z Carve
Fingerboard Material: Crelicam Ebony
Headstock Veneer: Crelicam Ebony
Nut Material: White TUSQ
Nut Width: 1.687"
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Scale Length: 24.875"
Number of Frets: 21 Frets
Neck Joint: Scarf Neck
Fingerboard Inlay: Italian Acrylic Small Diamonds
Inlay Shape: Diamonds
Side Marker Inlay: Silver Dots


Electronics Notes: TS System


Hardware Color: Nickel
Bridge: Crelicam Ebony
Tuning Machines: Taylor NIckel
Saddle: Micarta

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