Dimensions of the alto, prime, bass & contra guitars - FAQ

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Niibori guitar dimensions

Our four sizes of Niibori Guitar aren't dimensioned in proportion to their pitches - if they were, the contrabass would be 2 metres (78 inches) long!

Many guitars are slightly different sizes, but here are the dimensions of the hago instruments in inches and millimetres...

Guitar length scale length lower bout width depth
Alto 34in
865mm
20.9in
530mm
12.8in
325mm
3.9in
98mm
Prime 39.4in
1000mm
25.6in
650mm
14.8in
375mm
3.9in
98mm
Bass 41in
1040mm
27.55in
700mm
15.6in
395mm
4.25in
108mm
Contra 44.5in
1130mm
29.5 in
750mm
16.3in
415mm
4.5in
115mm

There's information about the corresponding string gauges in our string gauge FAQ

Scale length is defined here