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Taylor Electric Guitars - T5 Classic

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The Taylor T5 Classic guitar is a killer blend of acoustic and electric functionality (2 humbuckers, 1 acoustic body sensor) in a streamlined guitar with the feel of a thinline hollowbody. If you've ever found yourself bemoaning the the need to take your entire guitar arsenal with you to a gig, this may be the one for you. It's all here from beautiful rich acoustic tones to full on rock. With a clear sounding Tropical Mahogany top paired with warm and resonant Sapele back and sides, it effortlessly switches between being a natural, earthy folk machine and a hollowbodied rocker. Featuring an Ebony fingerboard with a 15" radius and 21 Jumbo frets, it's incredibly easy to play. 

With the T5 controls, you have an instrument that's incomparably versatile. Unlike most acoustic-electrics, this guitar is totally stacked - you've got a visible bridge humbucker, a concealed neck humbucker, and an acoustic body sensor.  Five way toggle switch, and tone and volume controls let you make the most of this amazing tonal palette. An awesome guitar for the studio or stage (particularly if you play a variety of music), this Taylor T5 Classic electric is the perfect hybrid of acoustic and electric tonality with a real thinline feel. Includes a Taylor electric guitar gig bag and full set up from our luthiers.

Body T5-style body with Venetian cutaway
Top Tropical Mahogany with Satin finish and dual soundholes
Back and Sides Sapele with Satin finish
Scale Length 24 7/8”
Dimensions Upper Bout: 11" across; Lower Bout: 16" across; Waist: 9.5" across; Depth Overall: 2"
Neck/Heel Sapele
Fingerboard Ebony with Small Diamond inlays and 15” radius
Frets 21 Jumbo
Nut 1 11/16”, Tusq
Saddle Micarta

5-Way toggle switch and onboard tone controls

Bridge: visible humbucker

Middle: acoustic body sensor

Neck: concealed humbucker

Tuners Taylor Chrome
Case T5z Gigbag included

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We take the time to set up every new guitar, mando, bass, uke, or banjo for every player, whether it was purchased here in Lawrence, Kansas or on our website. Large retailers are content to ship you a guitar right off of the warehouse shelf, while we take pride in the fact that your new instrument will be set up to be truly ready to play - for you.

Call us at 800-747-9980 or send us an email at - we're here to help! All of us at Mass Street Music are musicians, and we're dedicated to helping you find exactly what you're looking for. You can also check out our Staff Page if you'd like to email one of us directly.

Any new or used gear $25 or over gets shipped to you for FREE via our favorite carrier, Fed Ex – ground, to all 'lower 48' U.S. states and we offer a 7 day return policy. Alaska and Hawaii, expedited shipping, international shipping are more. We also ship around the globe. Read more about our Shippping.