Mahogany Mastery: Brian Truesby Demos the Taylor Builder's Edition 517

Check out the incredibly articulate response of this Grand Pacific round-shoulder dreadnought.
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Brian Truesby knows his way around an acoustic guitar, with an intricate fingerstyle approach that begs for the warm sounds of a dreadnought. 

With the mahogany/spruce Taylor Builder’s Edition 517 in his hands, Brian shows off the incredibly articulate response of this Grand Pacific round-shoulder dreadnought, which offers a strong, yet clear bass response and a punchy midrange. 

As a Builder’s Edition model, this 517 also features rolled body and fretboard edges for a comfortable playing experience, along with a compound-carve neck profile that’s been gracefully contoured to accommodate the position of your fretting hand as you move up and down the neck. 

It’s perfect for anyone seeking that vintage dreadnought tone, and performs beautifully for strummers, fingerstyle players, and flatpickers alike.

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