Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar with Maple Top, Sapele Body and Neck, Ebony Fingerboard, and Two Humbucking Pickups - Natural
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A Semi-hollowbody Stunner from Taylor!The Taylor T3 semi-hollowbody electric guitar combines the incredible thinline body design of Taylor's T5 with a great-sounding complement of pickups and ultra-stable hardware. One strum of the T3 and you'll know this isn't your typical semi-hollow; plug it in and you'll be blown away by the tone - as well as the flexible tonal options. This stoptail version features a quilted maple top, joined to a hollow sapele body with a wood block running down the middle. The sapele neck is very comfortable, and two humbucking pickups with selectors and coil taps give you plenty of sound configurations while you're playing the T3.
Taylor T3 Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
The evolution of a modern Taylor classic
The hybrid Taylor T5 wowed players with its impressive melding of acoustic and electric properties. Now, Taylor brings the body profile of the T5 to an electric guitar that more than holds its own against the classic axes. Rather than braced hollowbody design, the T3 uses a sapele body with a solid block of wood running down its center. The solid maple top is affixed to both the block and the sides without the need for additional bracing. An electric-style solid bridge and stop tailpiece takes the place of the T5's acoustic-style bridge (a Bigsby trem-equipped T3 model, the T3/B, is also available). This full-on electric semi-hollowbody completes a transition from pure acoustic to hybrid to full electric, and, in the process, gives you incredible quality, tone, playability, and comfort.
Say "wow" to the wood
Just a quick glance at the T3's figured maple top is enough to make you want to pick it up. Upon closer evaluation, you'll find that this great-looking top's depth and beautiful figure visually complement its design perfectly - while providing the perfect "snap" to add to the T3's rich tone. From the binding to the f-holes to the chrome hardware and pickup rings, the T3's accents are as note-perfect as its great sound.
Big tone, great flexibility
If you're looking for fat jazz tones from a manageable, thinline body style, you've come to the right place. The T3's two humbucking pickups provide plenty of thick tone, but that's just the beginning. You can choose between neck, neck/bridge, and bridge settings, activate a coil-tap for single-coil tones, and even engage a second capacitor for even fatter tone. This means everyone from jazz aficionados to rockers can enjoy the T3's attributes - from cool and restrained to crunchy and rude.
Taylor T3 Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar Features:
The Taylor T3 brings stellar semi-hollowbody performance to the Taylor lineup!
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by Mario Paparozzi from North Carolina USAThe versatility of the electronics on this instrument far surpass any guitar that I have played in 40 years. This guitar easily transforms itself from jazz, R&B, to funk, and rock. The ability to swit... read more [+]ch from single to double coil and also use an extra tone capacitor makes this a great guitar for any type of gig. I still love my ES-335, but the T# has replaced it as my primary gigging guitar. close [-]
September 27, 2011
Music Background: Pro Musician
Wyndell, Mckinney, TX
Taylor T3 (Natural)
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