Two Mighty Competitors Strut and Preen in the Ring!

Giants they are.....some say Gods.......

Two titans stand tall, majestic. Both are humming complex interwoven harmonies that reach inside the soul. The Taylor Builder's Edition 614ce Wild Honey Burst and the Gibson Dove Original in Antique Natural.

Let's pit these behemoths against each other and see who emerges victorious in the ultimate showdown.

Are we brave enough to witness this clash of elemental power?

Taylor Builder's Edition 614ce

Tonal Characteristics

Taylor Builder's Edition 614ce Wild Honey Burst: The 614ce boasts a harmonious balance of warmth, richness, and dimension, thanks to its figured bigleaf maple back and sides, torrefied Sitka spruce top, and West African ebony fingerboard. With revolutionary V-Class bracing and Taylor's Grand Auditorium body style, this guitar delivers volume, sustain, and natural intonation like never before.

Gibson Dove Original, Antique Natural: The Dove Original offers sparkling clarity and impressive projection, courtesy of its solid Sitka spruce top and flamed maple body. Its extended scale length and sleek rosewood fingerboard ensure a smooth playing experience, while its iconic Dove bridge and distinctive pickguard impart a vintage charm that's unmatched.

Gibson Dove Original

Craftsmanship and Design

Taylor Builder's Edition 614ce Wild Honey Burst: Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the 614ce features premium appointments such as a beveled ebony armrest, 21:1 Gotoh 510 tuners, and elegant mother-of-pearl Scepter fingerboard/headstock inlays. Its Silent Satin finish reduces contact noise for a cleaner overall sound.

Gibson Dove Original, Antique Natural: With decades of acoustic mastery under their belt, Gibson delivers a guitar that exudes unparalleled quality and craftsmanship. The Dove's sleek thin finish and hand-rubbed VOS treatment preserve its timeless essence while elevating its performance.

Wild and Untamed Beauty

Playability and Comfort

Taylor Builder's Edition 614ce Wild Honey Burst: The 614ce's sleek neck profile and ebony fingerboard offer effortless playability, while its Grand Auditorium body style sharpens the definition of each note. The guitar's ergonomic design, including a beveled ebony armrest, ensures enhanced comfort during extended playing sessions.

Gibson Dove Original, Antique Natural: Featuring a rounded maple neck and rosewood fingerboard, the Dove offers an effortlessly smooth playing experience. Its extended scale length invites exploration, while its iconic Dove bridge and distinctive pickguard impart a vintage charm that's unmatched.

Ready to Rock the Road

Electronics and Versatility

Taylor Builder's Edition 614ce Wild Honey Burst: Equipped with the cutting-edge Taylor Expression System 2 (ES2) electronics, the 614ce provides remarkably clear and accurate sound when plugged in. With a pair of tone controls and a discrete phase switch, the ES2 offers versatile tonal shaping options for any musical style.

Gibson Dove Original, Antique Natural: The Dove comes equipped with an LR Baggs preamp, allowing you to effortlessly plug into an amplifier for dynamic performances on stage. Whether you're strumming chords or fingerpicking melodies, the Dove's rich, nuanced tone shines through, making it a versatile instrument for any genre.

A plush red interior is what you deserve

In the battle between the Taylor Builder's Edition 614ce and the Gibson Dove Original, it's a clash of the titans. Both guitars offer exceptional craftsmanship, premium tonewoods, and unparalleled performance. Whether you're drawn to the innovative V-Class bracing of the Taylor or the timeless elegance of the Gibson, one thing is for certain: these guitars are sure to inspire greatness in any player lucky enough to wield them. So, which will you choose? The choice is yours, but rest assured, you can't go wrong with either of these legendary instruments.

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