Best Dreadnought Guitars With 1.732" (44mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Dreadnought style guitars with 1.732" (44mm) 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. Alvarez DYM70CESHB

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Playability 73
Sound 88
Build quality 92
Value for money 69
Overall Score 84
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  • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.512"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
  • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
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  • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.512"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
  • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Alvarez DYM70CESHB
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq 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. Yamaha FGX5

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Yamaha FGX5
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Playability 77
Sound 88
Build quality 82
Value for money 77
Overall Score 82

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (2 votes)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (2 votes)
  • Weight: Lightweight (3 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $1,649.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2019 FG/FS Red Label series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Open-Gear Chrome (Y1D) tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $1,649.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2019 FG/FS Red Label series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Open-Gear Chrome (Y1D) tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha FGX5
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Electronics
  • 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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3. Alvarez DYM70CE

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Alvarez DYM70CE
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Playability 73
Sound 88
Build quality 92
Value for money 69
Overall Score 84
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  • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.512"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
  • Ebony with 12th AA Fret Inlay fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
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  • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.512"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
  • Ebony with 12th AA Fret Inlay fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Alvarez DYM70CE
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq 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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    4. Alvarez DY1TS

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    Alvarez DY1TS
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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 87
    Value for money 73
    Overall Score 83
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    • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25"'' scale
    • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AA Western Red Cedar top
    • East Indian Rosewood back
    • East Indian Rosewood sides
    • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
    • Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Gold tuners
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    • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25"'' scale
    • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AA Western Red Cedar top
    • East Indian Rosewood back
    • East Indian Rosewood sides
    • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
    • Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Gold tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Alvarez DY1TS
    • 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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      5. Alvarez DYMR70SB

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      Alvarez DYMR70SB
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      Playability 73
      Sound 85
      Build quality 84
      Value for money 71
      Overall Score 81
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      Sweetwater logoReverb logo
      • 1 Prices - New from $2,899 >
      • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
      • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
      • See all specs and compare >
      Show all Specs
      • 1 Prices - New from $2,899 >
      • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
      • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
      • See all specs and compare >
      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez DYMR70SB
      • Made in Japan
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Ivory Tusq 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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      6. Alvarez DYM70BD

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      Alvarez DYM70BD
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      Playability 73
      Sound 85
      Build quality 84
      Value for money 71
      Overall Score 81
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      • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
      • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
      • See all specs and compare >
      Show all Specs
      • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
      • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
      • See all specs and compare >
      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez DYM70BD
      • Made in Japan
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Ivory Tusq 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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        7. Alvarez DYM70

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        Alvarez DYM70
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        Playability 73
        Sound 85
        Build quality 84
        Value for money 71
        Overall Score 81
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        Sweetwater logoReverb logo
        • 1 Prices - New from $2,799 >
        • From Alvarez's 2019 Yairi series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.512"'' scale
        • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
        • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
        • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
        • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Show all Specs
        • 1 Prices - New from $2,799 >
        • From Alvarez's 2019 Yairi series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.512"'' scale
        • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
        • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
        • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
        • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Alvarez DYM70
        • Made in Japan
        • Expensive Wood
        • Ivory Tusq Nut
        • Ivory Tusq 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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        8. Alvarez DYM60HD

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        Alvarez DYM60HD
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        Playability 73
        Sound 85
        Build quality 85
        Value for money 66
        Overall Score 81
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        • 1 Prices - New from $3,299 >
        • From Alvarez's 2018 Yairi series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.512"'' scale
        • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AAAA Adirondack Spruce top
        • Solid Vintage Honduran Mahogany back
        • Solid Vintage Honduran Mahogany sides
        • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
        • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Show all Specs
        • 1 Prices - New from $3,299 >
        • From Alvarez's 2018 Yairi series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.512"'' scale
        • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AAAA Adirondack Spruce top
        • Solid Vintage Honduran Mahogany back
        • Solid Vintage Honduran Mahogany sides
        • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
        • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Alvarez DYM60HD
        • Made in Japan
        • Expensive Wood
        • Ivory Tusq Nut
        • Ivory Tusq 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. Alvarez DY70CESHB

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        Alvarez DY70CESHB
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        Playability 73
        Sound 85
        Build quality 85
        Value for money 76
        Overall Score 81
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        • From Alvarez's 2019 Yairi series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.512"'' scale
        • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
        • East Indian Rosewood back
        • East Indian Rosewood sides
        • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
        • Ebony with 12th AA Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
        • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Chrome tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Show all Specs
        • From Alvarez's 2019 Yairi series
        • Made in Japan
        • 6 strings
        • 25.512"'' scale
        • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
        • East Indian Rosewood back
        • East Indian Rosewood sides
        • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
        • Ebony with 12th AA Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
        • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Chrome tuners
        • See all specs and compare >
        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Alvarez DY70CESHB
        • 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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          10. Alvarez DY70CE

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          Alvarez DY70CE
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          Playability 73
          Sound 85
          Build quality 85
          Value for money 76
          Overall Score 81
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          • 2 Prices - New from $1,999 >
          • From Alvarez's 2023 Yairi series
          • Made in Japan
          • 6 strings
          • 25.512"'' scale
          • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
          • East Indian Rosewood back
          • East Indian Rosewood sides
          • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
          • Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret Inlay fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
          • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
          • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
          • 20 Medium frets
          • Gotoh Chrome tuners
          • See all specs and compare >
          Show all Specs
          • 2 Prices - New from $1,999 >
          • From Alvarez's 2023 Yairi series
          • Made in Japan
          • 6 strings
          • 25.512"'' scale
          • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
          • East Indian Rosewood back
          • East Indian Rosewood sides
          • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
          • Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret Inlay fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
          • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
          • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
          • 20 Medium frets
          • Gotoh Chrome tuners
          • See all specs and compare >
          Strengths & Weaknesses
          Alvarez DY70CE
          • 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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