What's the difference between a classical and an acoustic guitar? – Question of the Day

Generally what people mean when making the distinction between “classical” and “acousticguitars is that classical guitars have nylon strings for the G. B and top E strings whereas acoustic guitars have all steel strings. Furthermore, classical guitars usually have a slightly wider neck and no cutaway. In fact, both guitar types are strictly speaking “acoustic“, so its best to refer to them as “nylon string” or “steel string“.

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