Acoustic with thin neck?


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07-29-2009, 01:15 PM
Hey guys, I'm interested in getting an upgrade from my Washburn D10S. I'm not picky, but the only qualifications for my new guitar are the following:

1. A thin neck.
2. No Cutaway.

My price range is anywhere from $600 to $1200, liberally. Thanks!

07-29-2009, 01:30 PM
I find the Taylor neck to be relatively thin and quite comfortable. Maybe have a look at something from the Taylor 3 series...

Or you could look for some used guitars from the Taylor 300 series...

07-29-2009, 01:31 PM
The Breedlove 25 series has a thinner neck

07-29-2009, 01:50 PM
I agree with the two responses above. But I'd like to add that you won't find an acoustic guitar that has as thin a neck as an electric really (save for maybe ovation, and you won't see me recommending plastic guitars today).

07-29-2009, 04:08 PM
If having a super thin neck is the most important thing to you, look at some Wechter guitars. I played one once and it had a super thin neck. It wasn't the best or worst sounding guitar in the world, but it definitely had the thinnest neck of any acoustic I've ever played.

07-29-2009, 04:12 PM
Taylors have relatively thin necks for acoustic guitars. They're also quite comfortable. From my experience, Larrivee's, although they are a little thicker than Taylors, are even more comfortable once you play them for a bit and get used to them.

07-29-2009, 04:40 PM
the neck on my blueridge is about the same as the neck on my schecter.

07-30-2009, 09:25 AM
Hmm I was gonna say the Ovation necks are really thin and comfy- almost like playing electric but those are cutaways. I definitely agree with the Taylor suggestion though those are a bit pricey. My Yamaha neck feels comfortable...I think it just depends you should try some out.