Question: Are Taylor Guitars worth the money?

If you know that youre paying for the build-quality and decades of innovation and refinement, they are certainly worth the money. If you can get a Taylor in your budget, you already know that youre getting one of the best acoustic guitars at that price, and maybe even several times the price.

Do Taylor Guitars hold their value?

The big brands such as Fender, Gibson, Martin and Taylor have been proving for years that they hold their value very well. For example, we recently got a Martin D18 Golden Era in our store from 2007, it was loved and played, in fine condition and we sold very quickly for about 3,700 euros.

Are Taylor Guitars really that good?

Taylor acoustic guitars are one of the most well-known acoustic guitar brands. These guitars dont begin to cover all the variations and models, but they represent a good sampling of their products meeting the needs of both beginners and more advanced players and are widely used.

Why do people not like Taylor Guitars?

Taylor is hated by some purists who do not like the newfangled methods they use in the production of their guitars, especially the bolt on neck. The UV finish is also hotly debated. There are those that believe an acoustic guitar HAS to have a dovetail joint neck and laquer finish.

How long will a Taylor guitar last?

How long will a Taylor guitar last? For a cheap acoustic classical guitar, the best guess would be around ten years. On the other hand, even inexpensive electric guitars will last for 20 to 30 years. Of course, if were talking about high-end guitars, both acoustic and electric guitars will last a lifetime.

Are Martin guitars difficult to play?

Martin necks are no harder to play than any other acoustic guitar necks. Acoustic guitar necks are all harder to play than electric guitar necks.

Are Taylor guitars handmade?

All Taylor guitars are made in one of two factories; either the El Cajon factory in California, or the Tecate factory in Mexico. Anything thats a 200 series or lower (so thats the 100 series, GS Minis, Baby range and Academies) are made in the Mexican factory. The 300 range and upwards are all made in America.

Are Martin guitars overrated?

Martins are not overrated. They make very good guitars. That said, Martins certainly are not the only good guitar out there.

Do guitars last forever?

With proper care, the guitar can last you for the entire lifetime. There is a reason why there are so many products dedicated to guitar care and maintenance. This way, you will be able to protect the guitar and ensure that it remains in top condition for quite a long time.

Are Martin guitars hard to play?

Martin necks are no harder to play than any other acoustic guitar necks. Acoustic guitar necks are all harder to play than electric guitar necks.

What are the best years for Martin Guitars?

1930-1939 are by far the most highly regarded and collectable Martins, but right through to the late 60s were awesome too. I guess if going by decade, youd put the 30s at one end and the 70s at another. But like I said, some absolute beauties came out of the 70s.

Are Taylor guitars easier?

The neck, very smooth and comfortable - especially once you get up to the 1 3/4. I used to play mostly a strat so a very easy transition. While all guitars should be easy to play when properly set up, Taylor have always been playable straight out of the box.

Are there fake Taylor guitars?

These counterfeit products are primarily made in Asia, by factories that may even claim to be OEM or authorized factories. These claims are all false. Taylor does not manufacture any guitars in Asia. Taylor only manufactures guitars in El Cajon, California and Tecate, Mexico.

Why are Taylor guitars so easy to play?

Low bridge and Elixers make em easy to play. Clearly a lot of people like a thinner less chunky, more modern neck profile too which makes or can make them seem easier to play. A properly built guitar though should, with a good set-up, be just as easy to play as a Taylor

Do acoustic guitars get better with age?

Wood loses structure over time as water-soluble sugars that make up the woods cell walls (cellulose, lignin, and hemicellulose) break down. This causes the wood to become lighter and more resonant, affecting the woods ability to hold moisture relative to humidity.

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