Best Acoustic Guitars With 1 7/8" (47.6mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top acoustic guitars with 1 7/8" (47.6mm) 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. Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String

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Playability 78
Sound 88
Build quality 92
Value for money 71
Overall Score 86

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  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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  • From Gibson's 2021 Modern Acoustic series
  • Made in United States
  • 12 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Reverse Belly, Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners
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  • From Gibson's 2021 Modern Acoustic series
  • Made in United States
  • 12 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Reverse Belly, Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Ivory Tusq Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Guild F-512E Natural

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Playability 73
Sound 88
Build quality 92
Value for money 69
Overall Score 84
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  • From Guild's 2019 Guild Usa series
  • Made in United States
  • 12 strings
  • 25.625"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs Anthem with Volume, Mix, and Phase Controls (Preamp/Active)
  • Indian Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh SE701 Open Gear in Gold tuners
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  • From Guild's 2019 Guild Usa series
  • Made in United States
  • 12 strings
  • 25.625"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs Anthem with Volume, Mix, and Phase Controls (Preamp/Active)
  • Indian Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh SE701 Open Gear in Gold tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Guild F-512E Natural
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Takamine P6JC-12

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Playability 73
Sound 86
Build quality 85
Value for money 71
Overall Score 81

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 2015 Pro Series 6 series
  • Made in Japan
  • 12 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid Flame Maple back
  • Maple sides
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony 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 2015 Pro Series 6 series
  • Made in Japan
  • 12 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid Flame Maple back
  • Maple sides
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony 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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Strengths & Weaknesses
Takamine P6JC-12
  • 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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    4. Taylor Builder's Edition 652ce WHB

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 89
    Value for money 67
    Overall Score 82

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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    • From Taylor's 2020 600 series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Hard Rock Maple neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 18 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 5 Prices - New from $4,199 >
    • From Taylor's 2020 600 series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Hard Rock Maple neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 18 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Taylor Builder's Edition 652ce WHB
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Electronics
    • Synthetic Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    5. Martin 000C12-16E Nylon

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    Playability 73
    Sound 86
    Build quality 86
    Value for money 72
    Overall Score 82

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (3 votes)
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    • From Martin's 2020 16-17 series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 26.5"'' scale
    • 18" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Select Hardwood neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Matrix VT Enhance NT1 (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Low Profile Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Side Mount tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $2,199 >
    • From Martin's 2020 16-17 series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 26.5"'' scale
    • 18" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Select Hardwood neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Matrix VT Enhance NT1 (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Low Profile Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Side Mount tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Martin 000C12-16E Nylon
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Ivory Tusq Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    6. Alvarez AJ80CE12

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    Playability 70
    Sound 88
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 82
    Overall Score 77
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    • From Alvarez's 2018 Artist series
    • Made in China
    • 12 strings
    • 25.512"'' scale
    • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid A+ Sitka Spruce top
    • Maple back
    • Maple sides
    • Maple neck
    • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 21 Medium frets
    • Premium Die Cast tuners
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    • From Alvarez's 2018 Artist series
    • Made in China
    • 12 strings
    • 25.512"'' scale
    • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid A+ Sitka Spruce top
    • Maple back
    • Maple sides
    • Maple neck
    • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 21 Medium frets
    • Premium Die Cast tuners
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    Alvarez AJ80CE12
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Expensive Woods
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    7. Guild F-512E Maple Antique Burst

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    Guild F-512E Maple Antique Burst
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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 89
    Value for money 67
    Overall Score 82
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    • From Guild's 2019 Guild Usa series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 25.625"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Arched Flamed Maple back
    • Flamed Maple sides
    • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs Anthem with Volume, Mix, and Phase Controls (Preamp/Active)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Guild Usa Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh SE701 Open Gear in Gold tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $4,399 >
    • From Guild's 2019 Guild Usa series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 25.625"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Arched Flamed Maple back
    • Flamed Maple sides
    • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs Anthem with Volume, Mix, and Phase Controls (Preamp/Active)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Guild Usa Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh SE701 Open Gear in Gold tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Guild F-512E Maple Antique Burst
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone 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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    8. Guild F-512 Natural

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    Guild F-512 Natural
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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 66
    Overall Score 81
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    • 2 Prices - New from $4,099 >
    • From Guild's 2018 Guild Usa series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 25.625"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh SE701 Open Gear in Gold tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $4,099 >
    • From Guild's 2018 Guild Usa series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 25.625"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh SE701 Open Gear in Gold tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Guild F-512 Natural
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    9. Taylor Builder's Edition 652ce

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 89
    Value for money 67
    Overall Score 82

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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    • 2 Prices - New from $4,199 >
    • From Taylor's 2020 600 series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Hard Rock Maple neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 18 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $4,199 >
    • From Taylor's 2020 600 series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Hard Rock Maple neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 18 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Taylor Builder's Edition 652ce
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Electronics
    • Synthetic Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    10. Taylor 814ce-N

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    Playability 73
    Sound 88
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 67
    Overall Score 82

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
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    • From Taylor's 2012 800 series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: ES-N Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Classical Nickel tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $3,999 >
    • From Taylor's 2012 800 series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: ES-N Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Classical Nickel tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Taylor 814ce-N
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Electronics
    • Ivory Tusq Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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