So I picked up a used Taylor recently and the more I play I feel the base isn't as deep and the sound feels a bit damp. I know Taylors generally tend to have the sharper sound (versus say a Martin, or a Guild, or a Gibson) but the guitar doesn't feel like a 7 series ... if you know what I mean.
I plan to visit a local guitar shop to get an opinion but looking at the saddle and nut, they look really old. It is possible the guy never replaced those (the guitar is 16 years old) and looking at the those closely, they look a bit yellowish. The end pins are ebony and feel too plasticky. Wondering if the guitar just needs some pump on the accessories