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Old 01-05-2017, 04:38 PM
Steve DeRosa Steve DeRosa is offline
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Originally Posted by zmf View Post
Guess my favorite Taylor was a used BTO red spruce/Madagascar -- a x15 shape, IIRC -- that I played a guitar shop, but didn't buy. The price was high but reasonable. Very deep, sweet, rich tones, incredibly responsive and easy to play. It certainly didn't sound like any Taylor I'd ever played. In fact, I couldn't think of a guitar brand that it reminded me of.

My wife really wanted me to buy it, but I couldn't think of what I'd do with it. Too luscious a tone for my style of play.

Maybe I should have bought it anyway.
Just what do you play - outside of Freddie Green-style jazz comping I can't think of too much that guitar couldn't handle, and if I ever went the BTO route a Madi/Adi jumbo would've been my dream Taylor...
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