Taran Tirga Beag, Cocobolo & Adirondack Spruce - Pre-Owned


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Rory Dowling and his team at Taran Guitars has fast become one of our most in-demand luthiers, therefore it's a rare treat when a pre-owned Taran Tirga Beag becomes available! The Tirga Beag is larger than OM in width and depth but not in length, making it feel very compact and comfortable for its size. It is designed with volume and headroom in mind, with a full rich tone perfect for smaller audiences and solo playing. It is perfect for flat picking and accompaniment with good separation between strong clear bass and thick trebles.

This Tirga Beag, pronounced ‘Chigora Beg’ features cocobolo back and sides with an Adirondack spruce top. It was built in 2014 and has since received a repair to a small cosmetic crack to the back of the guitar. The repair was fully carried out by Rory Dowling himself, with the back being fully refinished, therefore the crack is not visible and fully repaired.

  • Model: Tirga Beag
  • Top: Adirondack spruce
  • Back and sides: Cocobolo
  • Neck: Reclaimed Brazilian mahogany
  • Profile: Standard C
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Headstock veneer: Macassar ebony
  • Binding: Ebony
  • Rosette: Mosaic cocobolo
  • Tuners: Gotoh 510
  • Bracing: Ladder
  • Scale length: 25.4" (645mm)
  • Nut width: 1.8" (46mm)
  • String spacing: 2.32" (59mm)
  • Year: 2014
  • Case: Hiscox hardshell


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Taran Guitars

Set up by Rory Dowling in 2007, Taran Guitars quickly became synonymous with high-quality instruments played by amazing musicians, such as Martin Simpson, and guitar players throughout Britain and beyond. 

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