Best Acoustic Guitars With 1.68" (42.7mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top acoustic guitars with 1.68" (42.7mm) nut width.

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. Takamine P5DC

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Playability 77
Sound 86
Build quality 84
Value for money 77
Overall Score 82

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: Asymmetrical (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (2 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • From Takamine's 2018 Pro Series 5 series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
  • Fixed bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine Gold tuners
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  • From Takamine's 2018 Pro Series 5 series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
  • Fixed bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine Gold tuners
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Takamine P5DC
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    2. Washburn J40SCE

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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 79
    Value for money 85
    Overall Score 80
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    • From Washburn's 2019 Heritage series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Figured Flame Maple back
    • Figured Flame Maple sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ 501T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Diecast tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $699 >
    • From Washburn's 2019 Heritage series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Figured Flame Maple back
    • Figured Flame Maple sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ 501T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Diecast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Washburn J40SCE
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • NuBone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • NuBone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    3. Epiphone Masterbilt Frontier

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    Playability 77
    Sound 88
    Build quality 75
    Value for money 85
    Overall Score 80

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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    • From Epiphone's 2020 Masterbilt series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Indian Laurel fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Indian Laurel bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Gold, Keystone Buttons tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $899 >
    • From Epiphone's 2020 Masterbilt series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Indian Laurel fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Indian Laurel bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Gold, Keystone Buttons tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Epiphone Masterbilt Frontier
    • Expensive Wood
    • NuBone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    4. Washburn F11SCE

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    Playability 77
    Sound 84
    Build quality 77
    Value for money 89
    Overall Score 79
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    • From Washburn's 2019 Heritage series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid western red cedar top
    • Mahogany back
    • Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Diecast tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $499 >
    • From Washburn's 2019 Heritage series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid western red cedar top
    • Mahogany back
    • Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Diecast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Washburn F11SCE
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • NuBone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • NuBone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    5. Washburn O20SCE

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    Playability 77
    Sound 84
    Build quality 75
    Value for money 84
    Overall Score 79
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    • From Washburn's 2018 Woodline series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Trussrod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Woodline Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome die-cast w/Ebonite buttons tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $599 >
    • From Washburn's 2018 Woodline series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Trussrod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Woodline Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome die-cast w/Ebonite buttons tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Washburn O20SCE
    • Expensive Wood
    • NuBone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • NuBone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    6. Epiphone Dove Studio

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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 74
    Value for money 89
    Overall Score 79

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
    • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (1 vote)
    • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: D (1 vote)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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    • 5 Prices - New from $449 >
    • From Epiphone's 2012 Epiphone Inspired by Gibson series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Select Maple back
    • Select Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Indian Laurel fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Indian Laurel bridge
    • Acoustic SlimTaper D Set neck
    • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Grover Rotomatic 14:1 tuners
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    • 5 Prices - New from $449 >
    • From Epiphone's 2012 Epiphone Inspired by Gibson series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Select Maple back
    • Select Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Indian Laurel fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Indian Laurel bridge
    • Acoustic SlimTaper D Set neck
    • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Grover Rotomatic 14:1 tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Epiphone Dove Studio
    • Expensive Wood
    • NuBone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Plastic Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    7. Washburn O12SE

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    Playability 77
    Sound 84
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 78
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    • 4 Prices - New from $559 >
    • From Washburn's 2018 Woodline series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Mahogany top
    • Mahogany back
    • Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Trussrod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Woodline Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $559 >
    • From Washburn's 2018 Woodline series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Mahogany top
    • Mahogany back
    • Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Trussrod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Woodline Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Washburn O12SE
    • Expensive Wood
    • NuBone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • NuBone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    8. Washburn O10SCE

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    Playability 77
    Sound 84
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 78
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    • 3 Prices - New from $549 >
    • From Washburn's 2016 Woodline series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Mahogany back
    • Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Trussrod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Woodline Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $549 >
    • From Washburn's 2016 Woodline series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Mahogany back
    • Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Trussrod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Woodline Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Washburn O10SCE
    • Expensive Wood
    • NuBone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • NuBone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    9. Washburn G20SCE

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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 78
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    • 2 Prices - New from $749 >
    • From Washburn's 2020 Comfort series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Mahogany/Bound Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Comfort Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Diecast tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $749 >
    • From Washburn's 2020 Comfort series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Mahogany/Bound Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Comfort Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Diecast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Washburn G20SCE
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    10. Epiphone J-200 EC Studio

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    Playability 77
    Sound 83
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 82
    Overall Score 77

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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    • 5 Prices - New from $549 >
    • From Epiphone's 2013 Modern Acoustic series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Select Maple back
    • Select Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Pau Ferro fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Pau Ferro; Classic Moustache shape bridge
    • Acoustic 1960's SlimTaper D-shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Grover Rotomatic; 18:1 ratio tuners
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    • 5 Prices - New from $549 >
    • From Epiphone's 2013 Modern Acoustic series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Select Maple back
    • Select Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Pau Ferro fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Pau Ferro; Classic Moustache shape bridge
    • Acoustic 1960's SlimTaper D-shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Grover Rotomatic; 18:1 ratio tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Epiphone J-200 EC Studio
    • Expensive Wood
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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