In July, move to 5,000-square-foot plant in Santee, California; guitar #5300 (a 510-C) is a “transitional” instrument (built in the original Lemon Grove shop, but strung-up in the new Santee facility).In August, move into 25,000-square-foot plant in El Cajon, California; guitar #16250 (a 712) is a “transitional” instrument (built in Santee plant, strung-up in the new El Cajon facility); 400 series ending number: 3152.If you are new to shopping for guitars, then it is even more critical that you learn all you can before you make your first purchase.If your first acoustic guitar is not the appropriate choice for you, then it can dramatically reduce the enjoyment you will get out of your instrument.To pursue her music career, Swift often visited Nashville, Tennessee, the country music capital.There she co-wrote songs and tried to land a recording contract. Please visit it in the Gearwiki** 2009-current In 2009 Taylor adopted a new numbering system format which identifies the factory of production, year, date and the assigned number of the guitar on that day’s production schedule, although the numerical sequence is slightly different from the previous system.Factory designation: 1 = El Cajon 2 = Tecate Accordingly, the serial number for the first guitar built in the Tecate factory on November 2, 2009 is 2011029001.
Employees Bob Taylor, Kurt Listug, and Steve Schemmer purchase the American Dream Musical Instrument Manufacturing shop in Lemon Grove, California, and change the name to Taylor Guitars; all rosewood used is Brazilian.
Every guitar player needs a great acoustic guitar – or several – in their collection.
Finding the right acoustic guitar for you can be a daunting process even for the most seasoned player.
So, for example, if the serial number were 980103004, it would break down as follows: It should be emphasized that the serial number does not indicate when a guitar was finished, or when it was shipped.
It takes days to make each Taylor guitar, and the serial number indicates only the day a particular guitar was started in assembly.