NGD: Taylor GS Mini e Walnut

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by skerwo, May 10, 2019.

  1. skerwo

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    A few days ago I got a new Taylor GS mini e walnut. It´s my second Taylor beside a 10 years old 214 CE.

    After playing some hours with the GS mini I love this little cool guitar. Soundwise it´s as good as the 214, little bit less bass, but more pronounced mids and highs. Great playability, decent size, it´s easy to play and inspires me a lot more than the 214. For me it´s the perfect grab´n´go guitar for home use, holidays but also in a live situation with the band because of its built-in pickup system. It likes strumming as well as picking.

    So I think I´ll sell the 214 because the GS mini suits all my needs. Maybe I´ll pick up a higher class Taylor later for the full acoustic heaven.
     
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  2. toomuchfun

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    Congrats, never tried the walnut version. I have a couple friends that have had GS Minis for a while and are very happy with them.

    I'm a fan of smaller guitars, just don't need the volume or size of a dread. I'm from Pennsylvania so mine are Martin.
     
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  3. Gabrielle84

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    Congratulations! Pics?
     
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  4. skerwo

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    214 and GS Mini
     
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  5. skerwo

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    I'm a long time Taylor fan :)
     
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    I bought one for my son to play in band about 6 months ago. We were all surprised at how nice it sounded out of the box.
     
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    I'm more of a Martin fan, but I love the GS Mini. It's on my 'someday' list for sure.

    Congrats!
     
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  8. studio1087

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    Can we see a picture of the back?

    I think walnut is beautiful wood.
     
  9. Stubee

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    That’s cool. I started on travel guitars with the Martin Backpacker and that just didn’t work for me, so went thru a couple Baby Taylor’s and liked the mahogany one the best. All of those were well above the Backpacker in utility, as designed. I’d think a walnut one would sound pretty darned good.
     
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  10. skerwo

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    Here the pics :)

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  11. Tonetele

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    Yeah minis are great. Mick Jagger uses a mini Taylor live.
    Great guitars for kids in their teens.
     
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  12. studio1087

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    So nice. Thanks for the extra photos! Larrivee was making some walnut L03’s years ago. I think that’s the last time that I saw Walnut backs. That’s a special guitar that you bought. Very cool!
     
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  13. FloInPA

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    I was just reading about these last night, they look very interesting and seem to get high ratings everywhere. Very pretty, enjoy!
     
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