Because Taylor was determined to stick to the existing GS Mini parameters, it meant the designers had to work with a really short scale length, namely 597mm (23.5 inches). We all know the name and reputation. The original GS Mini is no longer available from Taylor. Taylor GS mini acoustic guitar has an ebony tonewood fingerboard with 20 frets. This also meant developing new strings for it. A reputation for quality and excellence of design and build. The Taylor GS Mini- RW is one of the latest additions to the hugely popular GS mini family. When you buy through my links, I may earn an affiliate commission. You rarely find real quality in cheap packages and usually, you only get what you pay for. The back and sides are made with three-layered Sapele laminate. Taylor GS Mini has a full and rich tone, even with its compact design. Taylor is also recognized as being one of the most expensive acoustic guitars you can buy. Review of the Taylor GS Mini. What we have here is the Taylor GS Mini, Rosewood Edition. Note: I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. There are a lot of great small guitars, but sometimes their volume will be disappointing. Taylor GS Mini Review – A Superb Compact Travel Guitar. Taylor’s travel and beginner-focused GS Mini range has been a massive boon for the Californian company, but this four-string version is not your average acoustic bass. In addition, it has a nut width of 1-11/16 inches. One of the first things I noticed when I first saw the Taylor GS Mini, other than being surprised by the quality case it came in, was the fact that it doesn’t quite look like a “mini” guitar nor does it deviate from the quality design that Taylor has become known for. It’s the same instrument with a little rosewood added. With a scale length of 23.5 inches, this instrument also features a slim Sapele neck. Taylor GS Mini Acoustic Guitar Review. Unfortunately, when you play the guitar for the first time, you’ll hear bright tones, but through time it’ll develop deeper tones. It’s a go-anywhere type of guitar, great for travelers and those who love to play outdoors. It has a bright and smooth sound with better sustain and response like the high-end Taylors. Guitar / By Corey Hoffman. It has Mahogany tonewood back and sides and a layered Sapele bracing pattern. Luckily, the guitar that I’ll be reviewing won’t disappoint you. By Hannah Rivers / Updated: September 17, 2020. As the name suggests, this guitar is made from a smaller body and is completely car, airplane, and couch friendly. Taylor GS Mini Rosewood Acoustic Review.