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              Best Parlor Shape Guitars in 2023

              Here you'll find the best Parlor shape guitars.

              We've found exactly 10 guitars like this in production this year. 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. Gibson Custom L-00 Deluxe

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              Gibson Custom L-00 Deluxe
              Playability 78
              Sound 85
              Build quality 94
              Value for money 71
              Overall Score 86
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              • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Modern Collection series
              • Made in United States
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Sitka Spruce top
              • Solid Rosewood back
              • Solid Rosewood sides
              • Mahogany neck
              • Ebony fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
              • Rectangle bridge
              • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
              • 19 Medium frets
              • Mini Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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              Gibson Custom L-00 Deluxe
              • Made in United States
              • 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

              2. Gibson L-00 Original

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              Gibson L-00 Original
              Playability 78
              Sound 85
              Build quality 89
              Value for money 74
              Overall Score 84
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              • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
              • Made in United States
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Sitka Spruce top
              • Solid Mahogany back
              • Solid Mahogany sides
              • Mahogany neck
              • Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
              • Rectangle, closed slot bridge
              • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
              • 19 Medium frets
              • Golden Age tuners
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              Gibson L-00 Original
              • Made in United States
              • 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

              3. Fender PS-220E Parlor

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              Fender PS-220E Parlor
              Playability 85
              Sound 88
              Build quality 77
              Value for money 88
              Overall Score 83
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              • From Fender's 2022 Classic Design series
              • Made in China
              • 6 strings
              • 25.3"'' scale
              • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Mahogany top
              • Solid Mahogany back
              • Solid Mahogany sides
              • Mahogany neck
              • Ovangkol fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: Fender/Fishman Sonitone Plus Soundhole Pickup System (Preamp/Active)
              • Ovangkol bridge
              • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
              • 20 Medium frets
              • Nickel Open-Back tuners
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              Fender PS-220E Parlor
              • 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
              • Made in China
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock

              4. Takamine CP3 NYK

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              Takamine CP3 NYK
              Playability 82
              Sound 86
              Build quality 80
              Value for money 100
              Overall Score 83
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              • From Takamine's 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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              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

              5. Gibson G-00

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              Gibson G-00
              Playability 82
              Sound 74
              Build quality 87
              Value for money 86
              Overall Score 81
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              • From Gibson's 2021 Modern Acoustic series
              • Made in United States
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 16" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Sitka Spruce top
              • Solid Walnut back
              • Solid Walnut sides
              • Mahogany neck
              • Ebony fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: (/)
              • Rectangular, Closed Slot, Striped Ebony bridge
              • Acoustic Advanced Response Set neck
              • 20 Medium frets
              • Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners
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              Gibson G-00
              • Made in United States
              • 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

              6. Yamaha CSF3M

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              Yamaha CSF3M
              Playability 87
              Sound 78
              Build quality 75
              Value for money 85
              Overall Score 80
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              • From Yamaha's 2018 CSF series
              • Made in China
              • 6 strings
              • 23.625"'' scale
              • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Sitka Spruce top
              • Solid Mahogany back
              • Solid Mahogany sides
              • Nato neck
              • Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: Passive System (SRT Piezo) (Preamp/Passive)
              • Rosewood bridge
              • Acoustic C Set neck
              • 20 Medium frets
              • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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              Yamaha CSF3M
              • Expensive Wood
              • Electronics
              • Solid Top Wood
              • Solid Side Wood
              • Solid Back Wood
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in China
              • No High-Quality Nut
              • No Top Brand Pickups
              • Low-Quality Material Saddle
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock

              7. Epiphone L-00 Studio

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              Epiphone L-00 Studio
              Playability 82
              Sound 80
              Build quality 72
              Value for money 88
              Overall Score 78
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              • From Epiphone's 2021 Modern Acoustic series
              • Made in China
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Spruce top
              • Mahogany back
              • Mahogany sides
              • Mahogany neck
              • Indian Laurel fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
              • Indian Laurel bridge
              • Acoustic SlimTaper D Set neck
              • 19 Medium Jumbo frets
              • Grover Rotomatic with mini buttons 14:1 tuners
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              Strengths & Weaknesses
              Epiphone L-00 Studio
              • Expensive Wood
              • Top Brand Pickups
              • Electronics
              • Solid Top Wood
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in China
              • 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

              8. Yamaha CSF-TA

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              Yamaha CSF-TA
              Playability 87
              Sound 75
              Build quality 70
              Value for money 82
              Overall Score 77
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              • From Yamaha's 2016 TransAcoustic Guitars series
              • Made in China
              • 6 strings
              • 23.625"'' scale
              • 16" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Sitka Spruce top
              • Mahogany back
              • Mahogany sides
              • Nato neck
              • Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM70 TransAcoustic (Preamp/Active)
              • Rosewood bridge
              • Acoustic C Set neck
              • 20 Medium frets
              • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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              Strengths & Weaknesses
              Yamaha CSF-TA
              • Expensive Wood
              • Electronics
              • Solid Top Wood
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in China
              • No High-Quality Nut
              • No Top Brand Pickups
              • Low-Quality Material Saddle
              • Laminated Side Wood
              • Laminated Back Wood
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock

              9. Yamaha CSF1M

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              Yamaha CSF1M
              Playability 87
              Sound 75
              Build quality 70
              Value for money 87
              Overall Score 77
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              • From Yamaha's 2018 CSF series
              • Made in China
              • 6 strings
              • 23.625"'' scale
              • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Sitka Spruce top
              • Mahogany back
              • Mahogany sides
              • Nato neck
              • Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: Passive System (SRT Piezo) (Preamp/Passive)
              • Rosewood bridge
              • Acoustic C Set neck
              • 20 Medium frets
              • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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              Strengths & Weaknesses
              Yamaha CSF1M
              • Expensive Wood
              • Electronics
              • Solid Top Wood
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in China
              • No High-Quality Nut
              • No Top Brand Pickups
              • Low-Quality Material Saddle
              • Laminated Side Wood
              • Laminated Back Wood
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock

              10. Fender CP-60S Parlor

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              Fender CP-60S Parlor
              Playability 85
              Sound 69
              Build quality 69
              Value for money 89
              Overall Score 74
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              • From Fender's 2017 Classic Design series
              • Made in China
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Solid Spruce 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
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              Strengths & Weaknesses
              Fender CP-60S Parlor
              • Expensive Wood
              • Solid Top 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 Side Wood
              • Laminated Back Wood
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock