Best Acoustic Guitars With 1.77" (45mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top acoustic guitars with 1.77" (45mm) 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 TSP158C-12

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Playability 80
Sound 84
Build quality 84
Value for money 73
Overall Score 83

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  • Neck profile shape: Asymmetrical (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (2 votes)
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  • From Takamine's 2020 Thinline series
  • Made in Japan
  • 12 strings
  • 24.8"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Arched Maple back
  • Maple sides
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: CT-3N (Preamp/Active)
  • Fixed bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $2,399.98 >
  • From Takamine's 2020 Thinline series
  • Made in Japan
  • 12 strings
  • 24.8"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Arched Maple back
  • Maple sides
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: CT-3N (Preamp/Active)
  • Fixed bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine tuners
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Takamine TSP158C-12
  • Made in Japan
  • 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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2. Gibson Custom 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo

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Playability 75
Sound 83
Build quality 82
Value for money 65
Overall Score 80
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  • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Historic Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Belly Down, open slot bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Open back cream button tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $5,299 >
  • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Historic Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Belly Down, open slot bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Open back cream button tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson Custom 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo
  • 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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3. Fender Villager 12-String

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Playability 85
Sound 84
Build quality 72
Value for money 85
Overall Score 80

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (3 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $529.99 >
  • From Fender's 2013 California series
  • Made in China
  • 12 strings
  • 24.72"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman-designed preamp system (Preamp/Active)
  • Modern Viking bridge
  • Acoustic Slim C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Sealed Nickel tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $529.99 >
  • From Fender's 2013 California series
  • Made in China
  • 12 strings
  • 24.72"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman-designed preamp system (Preamp/Active)
  • Modern Viking bridge
  • Acoustic Slim C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Sealed Nickel tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Villager 12-String
  • 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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4. Takamine CP7MO TT

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Playability 73
Sound 86
Build quality 87
Value for money 72
Overall Score 82

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: Asymmetrical (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (2 votes)
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  • From Takamine's 2019 TT series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Thermal Spruce top
  • Solid Ovangkol back
  • Solid Ovangkol sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: TLD-2 Line Driver (Preamp/Active)
  • Fixed bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $2,249 >
  • From Takamine's 2019 TT series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Thermal Spruce top
  • Solid Ovangkol back
  • Solid Ovangkol sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: TLD-2 Line Driver (Preamp/Active)
  • Fixed bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Takamine CP7MO TT
  • Made in Japan
  • 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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5. Takamine P7NC

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Playability 73
Sound 86
Build quality 89
Value for money 68
Overall Score 83

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • 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 2014 Pro Series 7 series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine Gold tuners
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  • From Takamine's 2014 Pro Series 7 series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Takamine Gold tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Takamine P7NC
  • Made in Japan
  • 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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    6. Takamine P7JC

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    Playability 73
    Sound 88
    Build quality 87
    Value for money 73
    Overall Score 83

    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 2019 Pro Series 7 series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.4"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Takamine Gold tuners
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    • From Takamine's 2019 Pro Series 7 series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.4"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Takamine Gold tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Takamine P7JC
    • Made in Japan
    • 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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      7. Takamine P7DC

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      Takamine P7DC
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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 87
      Value for money 73
      Overall Score 83

      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 2013 Pro Series 7 series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.4"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid Rosewood back
      • Solid Rosewood sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Takamine Gold tuners
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      • From Takamine's 2013 Pro Series 7 series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.4"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid Rosewood back
      • Solid Rosewood sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Takamine Gold tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Takamine P7DC
      • Made in Japan
      • 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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        8. Takamine P7D

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        Takamine P7D
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        Playability 73
        Sound 88
        Build quality 87
        Value for money 73
        Overall Score 83

        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 2020 Pro Series 7 series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.4"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Spruce top
        • Solid Rosewood back
        • Solid Rosewood sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
        • Rosewood bridge
        • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Takamine Gold tuners
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        • From Takamine's 2020 Pro Series 7 series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.4"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Spruce top
        • Solid Rosewood back
        • Solid Rosewood sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
        • Rosewood bridge
        • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Takamine Gold tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Takamine P7D
        • Made in Japan
        • 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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          9. Takamine CP3 NYK

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          Takamine CP3 NYK
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          Playability 77
          Sound 85
          Build quality 82
          Value for money 81
          Overall Score 81

          What our users think

          • Neck profile shape: Asymmetrical (3 votes)
          • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (2 votes)
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          • From Takamine's 2018 Pro Series 3 series
          • Made in Japan
          • 6 strings
          • 24.8"'' scale
          • 12" Fretboard Radius
          • Solid Cedar top
          • Solid Koa back
          • Koa sides
          • Mahogany neck
          • Rosewood fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: CT4B II (Preamp/Active)
          • Fixed bridge
          • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
          • 20 Medium frets
          • Takamine tuners
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          • From Takamine's 2018 Pro Series 3 series
          • Made in Japan
          • 6 strings
          • 24.8"'' scale
          • 12" Fretboard Radius
          • Solid Cedar top
          • Solid Koa back
          • Koa sides
          • Mahogany neck
          • Rosewood fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: CT4B II (Preamp/Active)
          • Fixed bridge
          • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
          • 20 Medium frets
          • Takamine tuners
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          Strengths & Weaknesses
          Takamine CP3 NYK
          • 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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            10. Gibson Custom 1936 J-35

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            Playability 75
            Sound 83
            Build quality 82
            Value for money 65
            Overall Score 80

            What our users think

            • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
            • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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            • 3 Prices - New from $4,999 >
            • From Gibson Custom's 2013 Historic Collection series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.75"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: (/)
            • Rectangle, open slot, historic spacing bridge
            • Acoustic Historic Set neck
            • 19 Medium frets
            • Strap cream button tuners
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            • 3 Prices - New from $4,999 >
            • From Gibson Custom's 2013 Historic Collection series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.75"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: (/)
            • Rectangle, open slot, historic spacing bridge
            • Acoustic Historic Set neck
            • 19 Medium frets
            • Strap cream button tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Gibson Custom 1936 J-35
            • 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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