#1
Hey everyone,

I am about to go to France for half a year and struggle if I should really take my Taylor 114ce with me or buy a Taylor Baby instead. At the moment I tend more to buying the Baby Taylor, but need your help in choosing the right model.
Personally I don't really need a new and mint model or guitar. As long as it has no damage to it and plays to tune I would take it. After browsing the web I got a bit confused in terms of models. The current models seem to be: BT1 and BT2 (BT = Baby Taylor) + the BBT (Big Baby Taylor)

But I found some - seemingly - older guitars/versions of a Baby Taylor, called Baby Taylor 301 and 305(-GB)

Is there someone who could help me further? I could get the 305 really cheap but hesitate since it is not listed on the official website. Is this a real Taylor (jus an older model) or a fake?

thanks a lot

Lukas
#2
The Big Baby is 15/16 sized, just slightly smaller than a regular dreadnaught. I think the Baby is 3/4. I'd opt for the Big Baby, it's very nice. Frankly it sounds better than your 114ce in all likelihood.
#3
Note it also depends on what is more important, sound or size. The bigger the guitar the better the sound. But small guitar is better for traveling.

I watched a Youtube video of a guy saying he bought a Taylor Baby purposely for a gig on a sailing gig. So considering this guy did it on a boat and was paid to do it, I can't but think the Baby will suffice. But again, it depends a lot of what you need/prefer. His reason was size and sound and I have to say sound from what I heard on Youtube was quite good.

Ironically I am on the market and Baby is on my list of possibilities. Was #1 now not so sure.
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