Best 22.8" Scale Dreadnought Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best 22.8" scale Dreadnought style guitars.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Cort Earth Mini E Adirondack

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Cort Earth Mini E Adirondack
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Playability 78
Sound 83
Build quality 67
Value for money 86
Overall Score 76
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  • From Cort's 2020 Earth series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 22.8"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Adirondack Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ovangkol fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Cort CE304T (Preamp/Active)
  • Ovangkol bridge
  • Acoustic Cort Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast w/ Black Knobs tuners
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  • From Cort's 2020 Earth series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 22.8"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Adirondack Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ovangkol fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Cort CE304T (Preamp/Active)
  • Ovangkol bridge
  • Acoustic Cort Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast w/ Black Knobs tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Cort Earth Mini E Adirondack
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    2. Ibanez V44MINI

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    Ibanez V44MINI
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    Playability 82
    Sound 78
    Build quality 60
    Value for money 88
    Overall Score 73

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    • From Ibanez's 2022 V series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 22.8"'' scale
    • 9.843" Fretboard Radius
    • Meranti top
    • Meranti back
    • Meranti sides
    • Nyatoh neck
    • Nandu Wood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Nandu Wood bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    • From Ibanez's 2022 V series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 22.8"'' scale
    • 9.843" Fretboard Radius
    • Meranti top
    • Meranti back
    • Meranti sides
    • Nyatoh neck
    • Nandu Wood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Nandu Wood bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Ibanez V44MINI
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Expensive Woods
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • Laminated Top Wood
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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      3. Cort Earth Mini

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      Cort Earth Mini
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      Playability 78
      Sound 80
      Build quality 64
      Value for money 89
      Overall Score 74
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      • From Cort's 2020 Earth series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 22.8"'' scale
      • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Mahogany back
      • Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Merbau fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Merbau bridge
      • Acoustic Cort Set neck
      • 19 Medium frets
      • Chrome-plated encapsulated machine heads tuners
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      • From Cort's 2020 Earth series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 22.8"'' scale
      • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Mahogany back
      • Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Merbau fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Merbau bridge
      • Acoustic Cort Set neck
      • 19 Medium frets
      • Chrome-plated encapsulated machine heads tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Cort Earth Mini
      • Expensive Wood
      • Bone Nut
      • Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • Made in China
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Electronics
      • Laminated Side Wood
      • Laminated Back Wood
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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        4. Ibanez PF2MH

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        Ibanez PF2MH
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        Playability 82
        Sound 78
        Build quality 57
        Value for money 87
        Overall Score 72
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        • From Ibanez's 2020 PF series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 22.8"'' scale
        • 9.843" Fretboard Radius
        • Sapele top
        • Sapele back
        • Sapele sides
        • Nyatoh neck
        • Nandu Wood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Nandu Wood bridge
        • Acoustic PF Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Ibanez tuners
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        • From Ibanez's 2020 PF series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 22.8"'' scale
        • 9.843" Fretboard Radius
        • Sapele top
        • Sapele back
        • Sapele sides
        • Nyatoh neck
        • Nandu Wood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Nandu Wood bridge
        • Acoustic PF Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Ibanez tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Ibanez PF2MH
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Made in China
        • No Expensive Woods
        • No High-Quality Nut
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • Low-Quality Material Saddle
        • Laminated Top Wood
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        5. Cort AD Mini

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        Cort AD Mini
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        Playability 78
        Sound 75
        Build quality 60
        Value for money 86
        Overall Score 71
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        • From Cort's 2021 Standard series
        • Made in Indonesia
        • 6 strings
        • 22.8"'' scale
        • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
        • Spruce top
        • Mahogany back
        • Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Merbau fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Merbau bridge
        • Acoustic Cort Set neck
        • 19 Medium frets
        • Die-Cast tuners
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        • 1 Prices - New from $199.99 >
        • From Cort's 2021 Standard series
        • Made in Indonesia
        • 6 strings
        • 22.8"'' scale
        • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
        • Spruce top
        • Mahogany back
        • Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Merbau fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Merbau bridge
        • Acoustic Cort Set neck
        • 19 Medium frets
        • Die-Cast tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Cort AD Mini
        • Expensive Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Made in Indonesia
        • No High-Quality Nut
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • Low-Quality Material Saddle
        • Laminated Top Wood
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        6. Cort AD Mini M

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        Cort AD Mini M
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        Playability 78
        Sound 75
        Build quality 60
        Value for money 86
        Overall Score 71
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        • 1 Prices - New from $199.99 >
        • From Cort's 2021 Standard series
        • Made in Indonesia
        • 6 strings
        • 22.8"'' scale
        • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
        • Mahogany top
        • Mahogany back
        • Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Merbau fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Merbau bridge
        • Acoustic Cort Set neck
        • 19 Medium frets
        • Die-Cast tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Show all Specs
        • 1 Prices - New from $199.99 >
        • From Cort's 2021 Standard series
        • Made in Indonesia
        • 6 strings
        • 22.8"'' scale
        • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
        • Mahogany top
        • Mahogany back
        • Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Merbau fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Merbau bridge
        • Acoustic Cort Set neck
        • 19 Medium frets
        • Die-Cast tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Cort AD Mini M
        • Expensive Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Made in Indonesia
        • No High-Quality Nut
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • Low-Quality Material Saddle
        • Laminated Top Wood
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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