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

Here are the top Grand Auditorium 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 GYM70CESHB

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Alvarez GYM70CESHB
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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 GYM70CESHB
  • 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. Ibanez MRC10

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    Ibanez MRC10
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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 74
    Value for money 77
    Overall Score 77
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    • From Ibanez's 2022 MRC series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Nyatoh neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole pickup (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Comfort Grip Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    • From Ibanez's 2022 MRC series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Nyatoh neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole pickup (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Comfort Grip Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Ibanez MRC10
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone 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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    3. Alvarez FY70CESHB

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    Alvarez FY70CESHB
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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 77
    Overall Score 82
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    • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25"'' 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/12th 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
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    • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25"'' 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/12th 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
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Alvarez FY70CESHB
    • 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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    4. Alvarez FY70CE

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    Alvarez FY70CE
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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 77
    Overall Score 82
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    • 1 Prices - New from $1,999 >
    • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25"'' 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/12th 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
    • 1 Prices - New from $1,999 >
    • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25"'' 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/12th 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 FY70CE
    • 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 GY70CESHB

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    Alvarez GY70CESHB
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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 76
    Overall Score 81
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    • 1 Prices - New from $1,999 >
    • From Alvarez's 2020 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/12th 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
    • 1 Prices - New from $1,999 >
    • From Alvarez's 2020 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/12th 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 GY70CESHB
    • 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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