1999 Taylor Baby 301-GB Terz-Size Guitar

Another day, another Baby Taylor! This one is old enough, however, to have been made Stateside before the production moved to Mexico on the lower-end Taylor models. It's held-up just fine and only needed a setup to get it playing spot-on again after years of disuse and zero maintenance.

I respect the design and ease-of-use of these instruments. Like a Fender (or, for that matter, a Taylor), they're easy to adjust. Because it's such a small instrument, the sound is not as full as something like a GS Mini or small-body Martin, but it's a very practical guitar for traveling and kicking-about all day. I like them a lot for modifying into "other" things, too -- I've made a Cuban tres out of one and I've restrung several with "Nashville" strings for octave-up stringing on the EADG courses for their owners. The sparkle of that tuning is particularly nice with this size body and short scale.

Repairs included: fret level dress, setup, etc.

Weight: 2 lbs 13 oz

Scale length: 22 3/4"

Nut width: 1 11/16"

Neck shape: slim C/V

Board radius: 12"

Body width: 12 1/2"

Body depth: 3 3/8"

Top wood: solid spruce

Back & sides wood: ply mahogany

Bracing type: x

Bridge: ebony

Fretboard: ebony

Neck wood: mahogany

Action height at 12th fret:
3/32” bass 1/16” treble (fast, spot-on)
String gauges: 52w-11 or similar

Truss rod: adjustable

Neck relief: straight

Fret style: medium

Condition notes: it's pretty clean save a small ding or scratch here and there in the body. The finish has, of course, aged a bit in color.

It comes with: its original gigbag.