Best 20 Fret Gibson Custom Acoustic Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best 20 fret Gibson Custom acoustic guitars.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Gibson Custom J-45 Deluxe Rosewood

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Playability 78
Sound 88
Build quality 92
Value for money 71
Overall Score 86

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  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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  • From Gibson Custom's 2021 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Traditional belly up bridge
  • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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  • From Gibson Custom's 2021 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Traditional belly up bridge
  • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson Custom J-45 Deluxe Rosewood
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    2. Gibson Custom Hummingbird Deluxe

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    Playability 78
    Sound 88
    Build quality 92
    Value for money 71
    Overall Score 86

    What our users think

    • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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    • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Modern Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Traditional belly up bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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    • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Modern Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Traditional belly up bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson Custom Hummingbird Deluxe
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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      3. Gibson Custom SJ-200 Deluxe

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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 92
      Value for money 69
      Overall Score 84

      What our users think

      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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      • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Modern Collection series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Rosewood back
      • Solid Rosewood sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
      • Moustache bridge
      • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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      • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Modern Collection series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Rosewood back
      • Solid Rosewood sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
      • Moustache bridge
      • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Gibson Custom SJ-200 Deluxe
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Bone Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Electronics
      • Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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        4. Gibson Custom J-45 Custom

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        Playability 78
        Sound 83
        Build quality 87
        Value for money 68
        Overall Score 83
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        • From Gibson Custom's 2024 Custom Shop Modern Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Sitka Spruce top
        • Mahogany top
        • Mahogany back
        • Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: L.R. Baggs Session VTC (Preamp/Active)
        • Traditional Belly Up, Ebony bridge
        • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Grover Rotomatic tuners
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        • 2 Prices - New from $4,999 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2024 Custom Shop Modern Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Sitka Spruce top
        • Mahogany top
        • Mahogany back
        • Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: L.R. Baggs Session VTC (Preamp/Active)
        • Traditional Belly Up, Ebony bridge
        • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Grover Rotomatic tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Gibson Custom J-45 Custom
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Top Brand Pickups
        • Electronics
        • Bone Saddle
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Laminated Top Wood
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        5. Gibson Custom Hummingbird Custom

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        Playability 78
        Sound 85
        Build quality 85
        Value for money 68
        Overall Score 83
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        • From Gibson Custom's 2021 Modern Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid Koa back
        • Solid Koa sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Traditional belly up bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Grover, Engraved Kidney Knobs tuners
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        • 4 Prices - New from $4,899 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2021 Modern Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid Koa back
        • Solid Koa sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Traditional belly up bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Grover, Engraved Kidney Knobs tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Gibson Custom Hummingbird Custom
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Solid Side Wood
        • Solid Back Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        6. Gibson Custom Doves in Flight

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        Playability 77
        Sound 85
        Build quality 85
        Value for money 67
        Overall Score 82
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        • From Gibson Custom's 2017 Modern Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 25.5"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Dove bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Grover with engraved Keystone tuners
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        • 3 Prices - New from $8,999 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2017 Modern Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 25.5"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Dove bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Grover with engraved Keystone tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Gibson Custom Doves in Flight
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Solid Side Wood
        • Solid Back Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        7. Gibson Custom 1960 Hummingbird Fixed Bridge

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        Playability 78
        Sound 85
        Build quality 85
        Value for money 68
        Overall Score 83
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        • From Gibson Custom's 2017 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
        • Solid Mahogany back
        • Solid Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Traditional belly up bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        • 3 Prices - New from $5,199 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2017 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
        • Solid Mahogany back
        • Solid Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Traditional belly up bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Gibson Custom 1960 Hummingbird Fixed Bridge
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Solid Side Wood
        • Solid Back Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        8. Gibson Custom 1952 J-185

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        Playability 78
        Sound 85
        Build quality 85
        Value for money 68
        Overall Score 83
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        • 3 Prices - New from $5,199 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Belly up, holes at rear, open slot bridge
        • Acoustic V Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        • 3 Prices - New from $5,199 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Belly up, holes at rear, open slot bridge
        • Acoustic V Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Gibson Custom 1952 J-185
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Solid Side Wood
        • Solid Back Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        9. Gibson Custom 1957 SJ-200

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        Playability 73
        Sound 85
        Build quality 85
        Value for money 66
        Overall Score 81
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        • From Gibson Custom's 2016 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 25.5"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        • 3 Prices - New from $4,499 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2016 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 25.5"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
        • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Gibson Custom 1957 SJ-200
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Solid Side Wood
        • Solid Back Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        10. Gibson Custom 1942 Banner LG-2

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        Playability 78
        Sound 84
        Build quality 82
        Value for money 66
        Overall Score 81

        What our users think

        • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
        • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
        • Tuning stability: Won't stay in tune (1 vote)
        • Weight: Very lightweight (1 vote)
        • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
        • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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        • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
        • Solid Mahogany back
        • Solid Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Rectangle, open slot bridge
        • Acoustic Historic Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Golden Age tuners
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        • 3 Prices - New from $4,499 >
        • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Historic Collection series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
        • Solid Mahogany back
        • Solid Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Rectangle, open slot bridge
        • Acoustic Historic Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Golden Age tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Gibson Custom 1942 Banner LG-2
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Solid Side Wood
        • Solid Back Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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