My new Taylor....

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    I wish I could get my hands on one of them.... :agreed:

    There are not the only ones out there who work with the great bolt on design :yesway:

    Handmade Double-Cutaway Acoustic Guitars

    and also Harry Fleishman

    http://www.fleishmaninstruments.com

    Both of those luthiers invented some incredible bolt on designs....

    The thing with Taylors is that their neck joint system would be practically impossible to build by hand IMO....

    The neck is perfectly flat from the nut down to the last fret which is not usually the case on acoustic guitars since the end of the fingerboard is usually glued on the top...

    With Taylor guitars, its more like an electric guitar neck which is set into the body then bolt on... :yesway:

    Plus you can take it off later if it neds a neck re set and simply add new shims inside to raise the neck angle...
     
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    I :wub: my Taylor!
     
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    Taylors are great. I :wub: Taylor. Looks like that one has a satin or oil finish like you love too :D
     
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    The action on mine is way to high and the bridge saddle is already pretty low, so the neck will need a resetting anyway :rolleyes:

    Good thing its bolt on :D

    Doolin is a master my friend...

    One of my customers ordered one 3 years ago and he still must wait 2 years to receive it....
     
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    :wallbash::wallbash::wallbash:

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    I've gotta reset the neck on the one I built... I'm so glad its bolt on! :lol:
     
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    :cheers:

    Adam, lets have a mod create the Official bolt on neck lovers! :agreed:

    :D
     
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    made a little video.... and took some more pics, will post when edited

     
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    There the better pics....

    So mine was built in mexico, the back has no bracings :spock:

    Its a cheap Taylor, not a fancy one.... But does a great job and the building is flawless :yesway:

    And the previous owner put some thype of white stuff on the fingerboard :mad:

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    Is that vid all the pickup? Seems really bright, might dial the treble knob back just slightly. I love a bright sounding acoustic, it just seems a bit much :p Hell I built my acoustic to be the most jangliest thing ever :lol:
     
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    the pickup is really bad quality, treble know right back as far as possible... :ugh:
     
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    :squint::squint::squint:

    thicker, built like an archtop back....... no need for bracing actually

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    my mistake to not explain :lol:
     
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    I wonder if you have the same pickup system as I do? Mine sounds amazing plugged in! Is it the expression system?
     
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    No problem, I thought I would just be a douche :wub:
     
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    its not written, I dont think we have the same guitar, yours must be a higher grade model :agreed:
     
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    Maybe so.
     

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