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Taylor 522e 12-Fret w/ Case - Mahogany


*Serial #1108289115*

This small bodied acoustic packs a punch; with V-Class bracing, Solid Mahogany construction, and a specifically engineered bridge placement, the 522ce has an incredible sound. Tropical Mahogany is often named a "midrange powerhouse", this tonewood is known for producing clear cutting mids, with superior balance and articulation. Mahogany is a great choice for this Concert body with a 12 fret neck join, coupled with V-Class bracing Taylor have created a compact guitar with surprising warmth and sustain.

You might wonder why someone would want an acoustic guitar with a shorter scale length that joins the body at the 12th fret. Essentially it's about the playing experience, on a guitar of this stature, bending is easier than ever, and the neck becomes an exponentially smaller playing field-this is helpful for players with a smaller frame. The 522ce 12 fret has its bridge further from the soundhole, and closer to the lower bout, allowing it to anchor a more flexible place on the soundboard, this creates greater sustain and low end.

Taylor designed a brilliant guitar through the 522ce 12-Fret, one that sounds fantastic for fingerpicking and flat picking alike. This model is more compact and lightweight than the common acoustic guitar, with a convincing warmth and projection. 

This guitar includes Taylor's ES2 pickup / preamp and a Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Case. 


  • Top Wood: Solid Tropical Mahogan
  • Body Wood: Solid Tropical Mahogany
  • Body Shape: Grand Concert
  • Electronics: Expression System 2
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Case


  • Scale Length - 24-7/8"
  • Nut & Saddle - Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
  • Bracing - V-Class
  • Tuners - Taylor Slot Head
  • Strings - Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
  • Body Length - 19 1/2"
  • Body Width - 15"
  • Body Depth - 4 3/8"
  • Type of Neck Joint - Taylor Neck
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Neck/Heel Wood - Sapele
  • Fretboard Wood - West African Ebony
  • Neck Finish - Satin
  • Headstock Finish - Gloss
  • Headstock Overlay - West African Ebony 

All instruments purchased from Small Box Music receive a full inspection and custom setup prior to shipment from our in-house luthier. 

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