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Old 01-02-2017, 05:37 PM
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Default Santa Cruz Guitar Co Otis Taylor signature model SOLD

Offering for sale this handsome 13fret deep bodied Santa Cruz Otis Taylor model. Received this on a trade and am either looking for a straight sale or trade for the right spruce and rosewood Dreadnought. Prefer 14 fret slope shoulder type . SCGC and Collings are high on the list.
This instrument is in excellent shape with very minor finger swirl around pickguard. Guitar has standard SCGC Otis Taylor specs. Sitka spruce top ,East Indian rosewood back and sides, 1 11/16" nut. 25.375 scale length. Guitar ships with OHSC Ameritage case. Guitar does have a pup already installed.

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Here 's my SF Bay Area CL listing with pics. https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/msg/5942746157.html

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What would be the difference between a SCGC H13 and the Otis Taylor?
Besides the 14 fret only...
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Old 01-02-2017, 08:22 PM
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What would be the difference between a SCGC H13 and the Otis Taylor?
Besides the 14 fret only...
They're both 13 frets. There are various detail differences, which add up. The H13 is a remake of the Gibson 1930-ish Nick Lucas, with a hog back and sides and sitka top -- it has a 1.75 nut and slothead stock. The Otis Taylor I think was based on the H13 originally. Its stock major differences are rosewood back &a sides, and a 1.625" nut with flat headstock. I'm sure there are other details like the H13 comes standard with burst finish vs the Otis natural something.

The thing with SCGC is most guitars are customized in some way, but the seller said it's stock, so check out the web pages:

Otis Taylor: http://www.santacruzguitar.com/instruments/otis-taylor/
H13: http://www.santacruzguitar.com/instruments/h13-model/
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What would be the difference between a SCGC H13 and the Otis Taylor?
Besides the 14 fret only...
H13 std.spec Sitka/Mah. 1 3/4" nut, V neck shape

Otis Taylor std. spec Sitka/ EIR fretless above 13th fret 1 11/16"nut rounded neck shape
Just afew
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Old 01-03-2017, 10:22 AM
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Another beneficial build quality is the Adirondack spruce braces with hot hide glue.
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Old 01-03-2017, 12:31 PM
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Thanks.
My reference to "14 frets only" alluded to the total of 14 frets on the OT.
I understand the 13fret position.

My curiosity stems from my enjoying my H13 with Italian/Braz as well as a couple other H13's in the past.
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Old 01-04-2017, 08:20 PM
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Lowered price $00000shipped conus

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Here we go $sold

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H13 std.spec Sitka/Mah. 1 3/4" nut, V neck shape

Otis Taylor std. spec Sitka/ EIR fretless above 13th fret 1 11/16"nut rounded neck shape
Just afew
I was curious about the tone, volume,and the like,
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I was curious about the tone, volume,and the like,
My first impression is the OT has a more immediate power/volume/projection from the attack . More overtone rich. Maybe not as much of an airy wash compared to the H13 spruce/Mahogany. This tone talk is always tough choosing the correct adjectives.. More punch to the tone And man oh the ruby tomato red color!
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Old 01-06-2017, 07:34 AM
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I have one and yes it's one punchy little guitar!
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Old 01-06-2017, 05:51 PM
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I have one and yes it's one punchy little guitar!
There you go. We've got a second on punchy to describe the OT.
Another term I like to describe a strong fill the room with sound is internal reverb.
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Its raining buckets and buckets of rain here on CA coast Bump for a fine guitar
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Old 01-10-2017, 06:09 PM
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Back to the top for stellar blues box
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Old 01-11-2017, 05:13 PM
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You see very few of these Santa Cruz OT signature model available on the used market. Looking to sell or might consider a partial trade plus min $2,000 towards a deal.
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