One of Taylor’s most popular ranges is the SolidBody series. The SolidBody series includes features such as an advanced bridge and proprietary pickups, along with an attractive and distinctive design. This Taylor SolidBody review will go through the various models that are available at the moment to hopefully give you a better idea of which is the right type for your playing style and budget. It’s important to remember that if you’re buying a new Taylor Solid Body guitar then you have a variety of options in color, bridge and pickup configuration.
An example of one of the most interesting features of the Taylor SolidBody electric guitar series are the solder less loaded pickguards, which allow you to change the pickups and pickguard of the guitar relatively easily. This means you can change the sound and feel of the guitar whenever you wish.
Taylor SolidBody Classic Single
The Taylor SolidBody classic single electric guitar is available in a variety of different colors including white, lava red, viper blue, black and tobacco sunburst. It has an Alder body with a maple neck, along with a 22 fret design. The fretboard is made out of rosewood. Second hand Taylor SolidBody classic single electric guitars can often be found on auction websites – just make sure you check the condition of the instrument before you buy.
Taylor SolidBody Classic Double
The Taylor SolidBody classic double electric guitar is also available in a range of colors including Magenta Pearl and Natural. It has a mahogany body and Sapele neck – with a gloss finish – as well as an ebony fretboard and 22 frets. The Taylor SolidBody classic double is designed with a double cutaway.
Taylor SolidBody Standard Single
The Taylor SolidBody Standard Single electric guitar comes with a quilted maple and aged cherry sunburst finish, mahogany body and a sapele neck. Like the other guitars in the Taylor SolidBody series, the Standard Single has 22 frets. The guitar comes with a volume and tone control. The Taylor SolidBody Standard Double is similar in design but is built with a double cutaway rather than a single. If you wish to buy Taylor SolidBody electric guitars then it’s usually a good idea to try out the models with single and double cutaways first to get a feel for which is your favorite.