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Old 12-22-2017, 02:54 PM
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Check out the Kenny Hill Players series. They are the best bang for the buck in nylon string guitars.
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Old 12-22-2017, 09:12 PM
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I didn't mean that they were actually travel guitars, only that they are not full sized classical guitars with a cutaway.
They are smaller and thinner body.
Unless I am mistaken?
Basically, yes.

Cordoba Orchestra Fusion and fit it with hard strings.

As royd suggests, the Kenny Hill Player series would possibly more closely meet your desires, but there's a whole lot more of the Cordobas available. For the price differance it might be interesting to see if anyone could tell a difference in a blind-folded test.
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Old 12-27-2017, 06:39 AM
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If you can find one (they are missing from the Taylor website), a Taylor 114ce-N or 214ce-N.
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If we limit it to a full-body classical crossover that is as good as it's classical brothers in the $1500 and under price range, what might your picks be?
In other words no cutaways, no thinner/shorter bodies, just a quality classical with the neck setup closer to steel string acoustics.

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Old 04-22-2018, 01:11 AM
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^I'd say the Cordoba C10 crossover would be the best guitar that would fit your needs. Truth be told there aren't a lot of other options... but it's certainly as good as the 52mm nut version.
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Old 04-22-2018, 01:55 AM
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^I'd say the Cordoba C10 crossover would be the best guitar that would fit your needs. Truth be told there aren't a lot of other options... but it's certainly as good as the 52mm nut version.
This is subjective, but I tried both the C9 and C10 crossovers and preferred the C9, which is also much cheaper.
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Old 04-22-2018, 05:04 AM
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This is subjective, but I tried both the C9 and C10 crossovers and preferred the C9, which is also much cheaper.
A agree with Sirwhale...the C9 is the standout in the Luthier group of Cordoba classical guitars. I'm a rosewood guy who didn't want to like the C9, but ended up preferring its tone over the C10. One nice thing about the C9 is its light weight, which to me feels more comfortable and improves playability
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:03 AM
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Get a C9 Crossover and never look back.
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Old 04-22-2018, 01:21 PM
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I'm feeling the love for Cordoba : )
Now if we can switch gears for the finale.
If I asked, in my youthful innocence, for a full-body classical,
and not Cordoba, that could have enough clarity/bright/vol potential to
handle some folk song strumming/picking, what might come to mind?
Including strings which I take is important in this scenario.
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Old 04-22-2018, 01:28 PM
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Why the Cordoba C9 and not the C10?
And for the C9 what do people think of the European Spruce top vs Western Red Cedar top option?
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Old 04-22-2018, 01:34 PM
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And I realize the Cordoba C9 and La Patrie Concert or Collection are not in the same category, but any thoughts on comparisons?
A friend has both La Patrie guitars and is ready to sell one to me for a fair price.
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Old 04-22-2018, 02:44 PM
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Construction wise, there's no difference between the Cordoba C9 & C10. It's comes down to your preference in woods.


FWIW -. I was told by a Hill guitar salesman that the "New World" & some of the "Performance" Kenny Hill models are made in the same building in China as the Cordoba guitars. They utilize different people.
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