Small Scale Guitars

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Savage Classical Guitar – being one of the largest and most respected classical guitar dealers in the world, offers for sale some of the finest instruments available to the playing public. Peruse my catalog of available luthier crafted handmade classical guitars and see and listen to the difference that a knowledgeable and caring dealer can make in your decision process.

This category will display for you all of the Classical Guitars available to you via my site and studio that are what we term “Smaller Scale Guitars” that are less than 650mm in Scale Length or what some might call Standard Scale Length Guitars. This would be classical guitars that have a scale length of 645mm -640mm – 635mm – 630mm – 628mm and so on. These can be production guitars, such as Kenny Hill Estudios and Players, or Concert Made instruments by reknowned luthiers.

In my decades of fitting guitars to players, one constant has been the struggle that people with smaller hands have had with guitars that are not fitted to them or their hands/body type. A general guideline for most to follow is based on the stretch of your hand. Comfortably outstretched, measure the distance from the tip of your thumb to your pinky, much as when children (or parents 🙂 draw the outline of their hands on a piece of paper.

9″ span or more = 650mm scale length
8″ – 9″ span = 640mm scale length
7″ – 8″ span = 628mm – 630mm scale length
6″ – 7″ span = 615mm scale length
and so on, dropping about 10-15mm in scale length per inch of span less

Kenny Hill makes a number of high quality production guitars fitting the 640mm – 615mm scale length. Solid woods in the Player Series, priced at in and around $1800-2200, are highly recommended, always including a quality Hard Shell Case (HSC) and a handy accessory package compliments of us.

Feel free to call Rich Sayage at 631-335-5447 to talk classical guitar – flamenco guitar and acoustic guitar – it’s my favorite thing to do…helping you to find your perfect guitar at the best possible price. I am also able to accurately spec and special order a guitar for you from any luthier that I work with, while saving you at least 10% on your purchase price. Give me a call and we can figure it out together.

Please use the Search Bar (upper right) to search for a Luthier Name that you’re interested in and wish to research. Also, under About (top menu), you can hover and see a Luthier Page of the makers I have available for your convenience, with info and listings links attached. That same link is available to you under Classical Guitars – Classical Guitar Luthiers

All guitars of any kind, price, category include Free Shipping to the 50US – a Premium Hard Shell Case – Polishing Cloth and extra strings.
The type of guitar purchased increases the value of the accessory package I include with every purchase – headstock tuner, humidifier, polish, arm sleeve, additional sets of strings, etc, all designed to help you enjoy, maintain and protect your guitar without nickel and diming you. This has always been my way of saying an extra thank you for doing business with me. Everyone I’ve dealt with has always commented and appreciated the “extra bag of accessories” I send with every guitar.

Thank you for visiting my site, my very personal classical guitar portal to the world. I truly look forward to speaking with and helping you to find your next extraordinary guitar. Rich Sayage

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  • 2024 Michele Della Giustina #421 Spruce Ironwood 645mm

  • Kenny Hill Player Series Cutaway 650mm 52mm Spruce Pickup

  • Sale!

    1999 Thomas Humphrey Millenium Spruce Brazilian RW

    Original price was: $14,995.00.Current price is: $13,995.00.
  • Sold Out!

    Kenny Hill Player Classical Guitar – 628mm Cedar with PORTS

  • Kenny Hill Player Cedar 640mm with PORTS

  • Kenny Hill Player 628mm Spruce with Ports

  • Sold Out!

    Kenny Hill Player Series Fingerstyle 640mm 48mm Spruce Pickup

  • 2023 Manuel Adalid Torres #291 Spruce EIRW 640mm

  • Kenny Hill Player 640mm Spruce with PORTS

  • 2023 Manuel Adalid Torres #290 Spruce EIRW 640mm

  • Manuel Adalid Model 12 Cedar Granadillo 640mm

  • 2023 Johannes T’Kindt CL36 Spruce EIRW 645mm