Small body guitars and boxy tone Welcome to SCGC Players Forum › Forums › Ask Santa Cruz Guitar Company › Small body guitars and boxy tone This topic contains 4 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Old 97 2 months, 1 week ago. Author Posts March 2, 2019 at 4:01 pm #1894 BigshoeParticipant Why is it that some small body guitars have a boxy or nasally tone while others don’t while same type of bracing? Is there anything you can look for or ask about before buying one on-line to avoid the boxy tone? Thanks March 9, 2019 at 4:16 pm #1918 BigshoeParticipant Crickets March 9, 2019 at 4:26 pm #1919 Old 97Participant Be patient, Grasshopper. Richard gets busy. 1982 SCGC Dread Cutaway Brazilian/Sitka March 13, 2019 at 6:09 pm #1933 BigshoeParticipant No doubt, thought others could answer as well. March 13, 2019 at 11:40 pm #1941 Old 97Participant Richard tried to sell me on the H Model in 1981. I thought it had a boxy sound and stuck with the Dread. Now I would go for a Skye for my first choice. 1982 SCGC Dread Cutaway Brazilian/Sitka Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.