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Old 08-18-2019, 10:44 PM
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Default Nylon string short scale hybrid??

Looking for short scale, 1 and 7/8 or less nut width, c shape neck, 12 fret. Does anyone make all of this in one guitar?
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Old 08-18-2019, 10:55 PM
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Looking for short scale, 1 and 7/8 or less nut width, c shape neck, 12 fret. Does anyone make all of this in one guitar?
Look at Taylor - I have a 712 Nylon 12 fret that I love and is one of my 2 gigging guitars.
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Old 08-19-2019, 01:10 PM
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Looking for something cheaper.....
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Old 08-20-2019, 07:58 AM
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How short do you want to go?
The newest Córdoba “Mini II” line has a 20” scale in several configurations.

I have the cutaway/pickup model and I like it a lot.
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Old 08-20-2019, 11:07 AM
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Córdoba makes the Dolce parlor nylons. They might not be considered a hybrid per se, but they are short scale at around 24.8” scale length and a 1.96” nut width. They have a baseline C5 Dolce model, an all solid cedar on mahogany C9 Parlor, or the cedar on rosewood C10 parlor.
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Old 08-20-2019, 08:51 PM
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Thanks for all the great insight. Really liking the Kremona.....
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Old 08-21-2019, 11:13 AM
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I don’t know if you have ever played an Alhambra classical guitar , but they are really good sounding guitars. They have a Señorita model that is short scale and a slightly narrowed nut width. Their necks are flatter than C shape, but I find them more comfortable and easier to play than the Cordoba C shape https://xguitars.com/collections/alh...sical-guitar-1
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Old 08-23-2019, 01:46 PM
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I did a small inventory of scale lengths vs body sizes. The Cordoba parlor has a short scale for the size of the body, IMO. Torres, for example, didn't build any guitars with that body size (the Dolce is a dead ringer for Torres' larger bodies, except a tiny bit deeper) and a 630 scale, probably owing to a reduced ability to drive that size top well with that scale length. On the Dolce, Cordoba makes up for the short scale with HT strings, so if the desire for a short scale is lower tension for easy fretting, this guitar might not be the thing. No free lunch! : (
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Old 09-24-2019, 05:21 AM
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The Cordoba Cadete is 3/4 size, 1.9 nut, 22.5ish scale, and has a solid cedar top.
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Old 09-24-2019, 06:42 AM
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I've been on the same search and settled on the Kremona Sofia. I felt the Cordoba Fusion models were excellent- though not short scale, the necks were cut a little thinner, sporty to play.

Don't forget the Ovation nylons, I think the model is 1773ax. Slightly less than 25.5" scale, 1 7/8" nut. I had one for a bit but sent it back due to electronics that were cutting in and out but I liked the playability.

I would like the specs you mentioned in a thin body. Kirk Sand guitars for instance but so far out of my budget range laughable!
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Old 09-24-2019, 10:52 PM
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Don't know if you are concerned about scale length or nut width (they are different). If you are talking about nut width, Cordoba makes several guitars that have a 1 7/8" width. I believe that the GK (Gypsy King) and the Orchestra versions have this narrow neck. If you want a less than full size then there are many to consider.
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Old 09-26-2019, 01:18 PM
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What ever you buy avoid the Cordoba Mini II. Its a heaping pile. It has half the volume the old MINI had and the neck is half of a baseball bat. I noticed that every GC in my area stopped stocking them...
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