Best Dreadnought Guitars With Vintage Fret Size in 2024

Here are the top Dreadnought style guitars with Vintage fret size.

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. Fender CD-140SCE 12-String

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Playability 77
Sound 83
Build quality 74
Value for money 88
Overall Score 78

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $449.99 >
  • From Fender's 2017 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 12 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Laminated Ovangkol back
  • Laminated Ovangkol sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $449.99 >
  • From Fender's 2017 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 12 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Laminated Ovangkol back
  • Laminated Ovangkol sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-140SCE 12-String
  • 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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2. Harley Benton CLD-60SCE NT

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Harley Benton CLD-60SCE NT
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Playability 73
Sound 80
Build quality 60
Value for money 86
Overall Score 71
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  • 1 Prices - New from €129 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2020 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.315"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Roseacer fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HB-03 preamp with integrated tuner (Preamp/Active)
  • Roseacer bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Die-Cast Machine Heads tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from €129 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2020 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.315"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Roseacer fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HB-03 preamp with integrated tuner (Preamp/Active)
  • Roseacer bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Die-Cast Machine Heads tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton CLD-60SCE NT
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Top Wood
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Fender CD-140SCE All-Mahogany

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Fender CD-140SCE All-Mahogany
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Playability 73
Sound 83
Build quality 74
Value for money 87
Overall Score 77

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
Own it? Share your opinion
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  • 2 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender's 2017 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Mahogany top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 2 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender's 2017 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Mahogany top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-140SCE All-Mahogany
  • 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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4. Fender CD-140SCE

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Fender CD-140SCE
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Playability 73
Sound 83
Build quality 74
Value for money 87
Overall Score 77

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
Own it? Share your opinion
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  • 7 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender's 2016 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Laminated Ovangkol back
  • Laminated Ovangkol sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 7 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender's 2016 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Laminated Ovangkol back
  • Laminated Ovangkol sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-140SCE
  • 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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5. Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought 12-String

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Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought 12-String
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Playability 77
Sound 80
Build quality 70
Value for money 86
Overall Score 76

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
  • Weight: Heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
Own it? Share your opinion
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Musician's Friend logoFender logoReverb logo
  • 3 Prices - New from $349.99 >
  • From Fender's 2020 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 12 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 3 Prices - New from $349.99 >
  • From Fender's 2020 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 12 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought 12-String
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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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6. Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought

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Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought
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Playability 73
Sound 80
Build quality 70
Value for money 84
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
Own it? Share your opinion
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  • 4 Prices - New from $329.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 4 Prices - New from $329.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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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7. Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought All-Mahogany

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Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought All-Mahogany
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Playability 73
Sound 80
Build quality 70
Value for money 84
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
Own it? Share your opinion
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Amazon logoMusician's Friend logoReverb logo
  • 3 Prices - New from $329.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Mahogany top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 3 Prices - New from $329.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Mahogany top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-60SCE Dreadnought All-Mahogany
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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

All Prices

8. Fender CD-60S Dreadnought

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Fender CD-60S Dreadnought
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Playability 73
Sound 80
Build quality 64
Value for money 87
Overall Score 72

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
Own it? Share your opinion
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  • 7 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2017 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 7 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2017 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-60S Dreadnought
  • Expensive Wood
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

All Prices

9. Fender CD-60S Dreadnought All-Mahogany

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Fender CD-60S Dreadnought All-Mahogany
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Playability 73
Sound 80
Build quality 64
Value for money 87
Overall Score 72

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (3 votes)
Own it? Share your opinion
FIND IT ON:
Amazon logoMusician's Friend logoReverb logo
  • 4 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2022 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Mahogany top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 4 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2022 Classic Design series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Mahogany top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic Fender 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Chrome Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender CD-60S Dreadnought All-Mahogany
  • Expensive Wood
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

All Prices

10. Harley Benton CLD-60SMCE NT

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Harley Benton CLD-60SMCE NT
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Playability 73
Sound 78
Build quality 57
Value for money 89
Overall Score 69
FIND IT ON:
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  • 1 Prices - New from €129 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2021 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.315"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Roseacer fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Roseacer bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Die-Cast Machine Heads tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 1 Prices - New from €129 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2021 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.315"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Roseacer fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Roseacer bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Die-Cast Machine Heads tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton CLD-60SMCE NT
  • Expensive Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Top Wood
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

All Prices

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