Taylor is one of the most famous manufacturers of electric and acoustic guitars, with models such as the T3, SolidBody and T5. This article will go through a brief history of Taylor acoustic guitars, before moving onto some of the more popular models available at the moment. Taylor electric guitars for sale range from mid prices to expensive, so it’s important to take your time when choosing to ensure you get the right model.
History Of Taylor Guitars
Taylor has been manufacturing acoustic and electric guitars since 1974, and has developed a reputation for high quality instruments. Like so many companies, the initial years were the hardest, but unlike others Taylor overcame teething problems. Today, Taylor Guitars have over five hundred employees as well as a manufacturing plant in Mexico. This is where lower priced guitars such as the Big Baby and 200 series are produced. Taylor guitar cases are also produced in Mexico. A major change in design of Taylor guitars occurred in 1999, which was when all Taylor electric guitars began to be made with the NT neck.
Taylor Solidbody Electric Guitars
Taylor SolidBody electric guitars, according to the company, help guitarists to discover a unique and inspiring experience. Taylor are proud of the fact that the SolidBody range of guitars has been designed from the bottom up, including features such as an advanced bridge and proprietary pickups. Taylor SolidBody electric guitars are available in a variety of colors. Some models include the Taylor SolidBody classic single, classic double, standard single and standard body.
Taylor T5 Electric Guitars
The T5 is a hollow body series of electric guitars that, according to Taylor “blurs the line” between electric and acoustic sounds. The T5 series is fitted with an acoustic sensor, along with two humbucker pickups, and is compatible with electric and acoustic amps. Using the various switches guitarists can product both an acoustic or electric tone – or a bit of both. Models include the Taylor T5 classic, standard, custom and 12 string.
Taylor T3 Electric Guitars
Taylor T3 electric guitars are of a semi-hollow body design, and come with features such as coil splitting and tone shaping. The coil splitting function allows guitarists to turn the humbucker pickups into single coil for a variety of sounds. Both the standard T3 and T3/B are currently available. Like other Taylor electric guitars for sale, the T3 is an attractive series of instruments.