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Taylor 2022 Builder's Edition 517e with Floral Hard Shell Case

Manufacturer #:A50203401100575S216

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Taylor 2022 Builders Edition 517e, Mahogany & Sitka Spruce with Floral Hard Shell Case


Taylor Builder's Edition 517e: A Masterpiece of Craftsmanship

Indulge in the sublime artistry of the Taylor Builder's Edition 517e, meticulously crafted to perfection by master guitar designer Andy Powers. This exceptional guitar introduces a warm, vintage-inspired sound to the Taylor lineup, featuring the iconic Grand Pacific dreadnought body shape and revolutionary V-Class bracing. Crafted from solid mahogany for the back and sides, it offers rich midrange presence while minimizing ringing overtones. The torrefied Sitka spruce top, treated with Taylor's special roasting process, enhances projection and clarity with a touch of extra warmth and depth.

Superior Construction and Unmatched Comfort

The Builder's Edition 517e boasts meticulous attention to detail, including chamfered edges and a compound-carve neck profile, ensuring a seamless and comfortable playing experience. The Silent Satin finish not only adds to its aesthetic allure but also reduces incidental noise, allowing you to focus solely on your music. With Taylor Nickel tuners and phosphor bronze medium strings, this guitar guarantees exceptional tuning stability and optimal playability.

Exquisite Design, Unrivaled Performance

With its array of premium features, the Taylor Builder's Edition 517e delivers unparalleled tone and performance. The guitar comes with a Taylor Deluxe Hardshell case adorned with Western Floral design, ensuring its safekeeping and adding a touch of elegance. Whether you're a seasoned professional or an aspiring musician, the Builder's Edition 517e is a testament to Taylor's commitment to innovation, quality, and the pursuit of sonic perfection.


  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"
  • Bracing: V-Class Bracing
  • Top Wood: Torrefied Sitka Spruce
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Pickguard: None
  • Tuners: Taylor Nickel
  • Strings: Phosphor Bronze Medium
  • Body Width: 16
  • Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral
  • Body Length: 20
  • Body Depth: 4 5/8"
  • Binding Edge Treatment: Sapele
  • Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
  • Rosette Size: Single Ring
  • Back/Side Finish: Silent Satin
  • Stain/Sunburst: Blackwood Stain Back/Sides/Neck, Natural Top
  • Armrest: No
  • Top Finish: Silent Satin
  • Rosette Material: Black Sapele/Maple
  • Electronics: Expression System 2


*This acoustic guitar ships fully insured with signature required*