What's smaller acoustic with lots of power?

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  1. EagleDo

    EagleDo Member

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    I'm thinking at least non dreadnought. I hate dinky sounds, but bigger guitars can be hard for me to play.
     
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    I don't like dreads either. They don't fit me very well.
    Put the Seagull mini jumbo on your list. They look big but are actually quite easy to handle and they are very loud with big bass.
    Godin actually sells that guitar under a few different names. The Simon & Patrick Woodland Pro is my favorite version.

    http://www.simonandpatrick.com/woodlandpromj.htm
     
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  3. Jahn

    Jahn Listens to Johnny Marr, plays like John Denver Supporting Member

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    The Gibson L-00 based guitars have some chunk to them for being smaller guitars. I think it's due to the depth of the body plus being x braced.

    The Guild F30 is also deep bodied plus it's more of a mini jumbo than a small body like a L-00. My F30R is plenty loud.

    If I were to get back into an L-00 these days new? I'd look at the Waterloo line of guitars that Collings puts out a bit over a grand.
     
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    Does a Grand Auditorium count? My Eastman AC522 sounds huge.
     
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    I think it just depends on build quality. I got a couple Custom Martin OMs that are canons.

    All things equal, you might want to consider 0000 or M (Martin). They are a little smaller than dreads and little bigger than OMs
     
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    The Taylor Mini GS has a surprising big and relatively sweet sound.
     
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    You might get more replies if you post this in the Acoustic forum.
     

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