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                Best Dreadnought Mini Shape Guitars in 2023

                Here you'll find the best Dreadnought Mini shape guitars.

                We've found exactly 12 guitars like this in production this year. You can see them all by clicking on 'Load More' at the end of this list. You can use our filters to the left to see only the exact types of guitar you want. You can also click on "Compare" to get a deep spec comparison between two guitars of your choice. This list is updated daily automatically as we add new guitars to our database. We'll show you first the best ones according to our automated scoring system, which takes into account dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money and more.

                1. Martin DJr-10

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                Martin DJr-10
                Playability 83
                Sound 86
                Build quality 74
                Value for money 91
                Overall Score 81
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                • From Martin's 2021 Junior series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 24"'' scale
                • 16" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Spruce or Sapele top
                • Solid Sapele back
                • Solid Sapele sides
                • Select Hardwood neck
                • FSC Certified Richlite fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
                • FSC Certified Richlite bridge
                • Acoustic Dreadnought Junior Set neck
                • 20 Medium frets
                • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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                Martin DJr-10
                • Top Brand Pickups
                • Electronics
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Solid Side Wood
                • Solid Back Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Expensive Woods
                • No High-Quality Nut
                • Low-Quality Material Saddle
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                2. Martin DJr-10E StreetMaster

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                Martin DJr-10E StreetMaster
                Playability 83
                Sound 86
                Build quality 76
                Value for money 87
                Overall Score 82
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                • From Martin's 2021 Junior series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 24"'' scale
                • 16" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Sapele top
                • Solid Sapele back
                • Solid Sapele sides
                • Select Hardwood neck
                • FSC Certified Richlite fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonitone (Preamp/Active)
                • FSC Certified Richlite bridge
                • Acoustic Dreadnought Junior Set neck
                • 20 Medium frets
                • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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                Martin DJr-10E StreetMaster
                • Top Brand Pickups
                • Electronics
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Solid Side Wood
                • Solid Back Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Expensive Woods
                • No High-Quality Nut
                • Low-Quality Material Saddle
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                3. Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBTe

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                Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBTe
                Playability 85
                Sound 78
                Build quality 75
                Value for money 89
                Overall Score 79
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                • From Taylor's 2015 Big Baby series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 25.5"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Sitka Spruce top
                • Layered Walnut back
                • Layered Walnut sides
                • Hard Rock Maple neck
                • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: ES-B Electronics (Preamp/Active)
                • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 20 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBTe
                • Expensive Wood
                • NuBone Nut
                • Electronics
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                4. Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBTe Walnut

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                Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBTe Walnut
                Playability 85
                Sound 78
                Build quality 77
                Value for money 85
                Overall Score 80
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                • From Taylor's 2022 Big Baby series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 25.5"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Walnut top
                • Layered Walnut back
                • Layered Walnut sides
                • Hard Rock Maple neck
                • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: ES-B Electronics (Preamp/Active)
                • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 20 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Strengths & Weaknesses
                Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBTe Walnut
                • Expensive Wood
                • NuBone Nut
                • Electronics
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                5. Taylor BT1e

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                Taylor BT1e
                Playability 87
                Sound 78
                Build quality 75
                Value for money 90
                Overall Score 80
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                • From Taylor's 2017 Baby Taylor series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 22.75"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Sitka Spruce top
                • Layered Walnut back
                • Layered Walnut sides
                • Hard Rock Maple neck
                • Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: ES-B Electronics (Preamp/Active)
                • Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 20 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Taylor BT1e
                • Expensive Wood
                • Ivory Tusq Nut
                • Electronics
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                6. Taylor Baby Mahogany BT2e

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                Taylor Baby Mahogany BT2e
                Playability 83
                Sound 75
                Build quality 77
                Value for money 83
                Overall Score 78
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                • From Taylor's 2014 Baby Taylor series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 22.75"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
                • Layered Sapele back
                • Layered Sapele sides
                • Mahogany neck
                • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: ES-B Electronics (Preamp/Active)
                • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 19 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Strengths & Weaknesses
                Taylor Baby Mahogany BT2e
                • Expensive Wood
                • NuBone Nut
                • Electronics
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                7. Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBT Walnut

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                Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBT Walnut
                Playability 85
                Sound 71
                Build quality 77
                Value for money 83
                Overall Score 78
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                • From Taylor's 2022 Big Baby series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 25.5"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Walnut top
                • Layered Walnut back
                • Layered Walnut sides
                • Hard Rock Maple neck
                • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: (/)
                • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 20 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Strengths & Weaknesses
                Taylor Big Baby Taylor BBT Walnut
                • Expensive Wood
                • NuBone Nut
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • No Electronics
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                8. Taylor BTe-Koa

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                Taylor BTe-Koa
                Playability 83
                Sound 75
                Build quality 77
                Value for money 83
                Overall Score 78
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                • From Taylor's 2016 Baby Taylor series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 22.75"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
                • Layered Koa back
                • Layered Koa sides
                • Maple neck
                • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: ES-B Electronics (Preamp/Active)
                • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 19 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Strengths & Weaknesses
                Taylor BTe-Koa
                • Expensive Wood
                • NuBone Nut
                • Electronics
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                9. Taylor Taylor Swift Baby Taylor TSBTe

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                Taylor Taylor Swift Baby Taylor TSBTe
                Playability 83
                Sound 75
                Build quality 77
                Value for money 83
                Overall Score 78
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                • From Taylor's 2012 Baby Taylor series
                • Taylor Swift Signature
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 22.75"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Sitka Spruce top
                • Layered Sapele back
                • Layered Sapele sides
                • Sapele neck
                • Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: ES-B Electronics (Preamp/Active)
                • Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 19 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Taylor Taylor Swift Baby Taylor TSBTe
                • Expensive Wood
                • NuBone Nut
                • Electronics
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

                10. Taylor Baby Mahogany BT2

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                Taylor Baby Mahogany BT2
                Playability 83
                Sound 69
                Build quality 75
                Value for money 86
                Overall Score 76
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                • From Taylor's 2014 Baby Taylor series
                • Made in Mexico
                • 6 strings
                • 22.75"'' scale
                • 15" Fretboard Radius
                • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
                • Layered Sapele back
                • Layered Sapele sides
                • Maple neck
                • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: (/)
                • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
                • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                • 19 Medium frets
                • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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                Strengths & Weaknesses
                Taylor Baby Mahogany BT2
                • Expensive Wood
                • NuBone Nut
                • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                • Solid Top Wood
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Mexico
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • No Electronics
                • Laminated Side Wood
                • Laminated Back Wood
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock