Best 20 Fret Jumbo Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best 20 fret Jumbo style 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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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 J-45 Standard 12-String

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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's 2021 Modern Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Reverse Belly, Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners
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    • From Gibson's 2021 Modern Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 12 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Reverse Belly, Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Ivory Tusq 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. Guild F-55E in Natural

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    Guild F-55E in Natural
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    Playability 77
    Sound 88
    Build quality 92
    Value for money 71
    Overall Score 86
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    • From Guild's 2021 Guild Usa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.625"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs Anthem with Volume, Mix, and Phase Controls (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh SE700 Open-Gear in Gold tuners
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    • From Guild's 2021 Guild Usa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.625"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs Anthem with Volume, Mix, and Phase Controls (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh SE700 Open-Gear in Gold tuners
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    Guild F-55E in Natural
    • 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. Alvarez JYM80CE

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    Playability 73
    Sound 88
    Build quality 92
    Value for money 69
    Overall Score 84
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    • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.512"'' scale
    • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Flamed Maple back
    • Solid Flamed Maple sides
    • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
    • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
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    • From Alvarez's 2022 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.512"'' scale
    • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Flamed Maple back
    • Solid Flamed Maple sides
    • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
    • Ebony / 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony Direct Coupled bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh 510's Gold with Ebony Buttons tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Alvarez JYM80CE
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Ivory Tusq 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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      5. Ibanez JGM10

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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 90
      Value for money 69
      Overall Score 84
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      • From Ibanez's 2021 JGM series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.75"'' scale
      • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
      • Thermo Aged Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Pau Ferro back
      • Solid Pau Ferro sides
      • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
      • Macassar Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole, Tap (Preamp/Active)
      • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
      • Acoustic JGM Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Ibanez tuners
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      • From Ibanez's 2021 JGM series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.75"'' scale
      • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
      • Thermo Aged Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Pau Ferro back
      • Solid Pau Ferro sides
      • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
      • Macassar Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole, Tap (Preamp/Active)
      • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
      • Acoustic JGM Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Ibanez tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Ibanez JGM10
      • Made in Japan
      • 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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      6. Epiphone Texan USA Collection

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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 90
      Value for money 74
      Overall Score 84

      What our users think

      • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
      • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
      • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
      • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
      • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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      • From Epiphone's 2021 Made in USA series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid Mahogany back
      • Solid Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Indian Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
      • Indian Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Round D Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Grover Cream Button tuners
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      • From Epiphone's 2021 Made in USA series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid Mahogany back
      • Solid Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Indian Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
      • Indian Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Round D Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Grover Cream Button tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Epiphone Texan USA Collection
      • 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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      7. Martin Grand J-16E 12 String

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      Playability 77
      Sound 88
      Build quality 86
      Value for money 74
      Overall Score 84
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      • From Martin's 2021 16-17 series
      • Made in United States
      • 12 strings
      • 25.4"'' scale
      • 16" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • Select Hardwood neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Fishman Matrix VT Enhance NT2 (Preamp/Active)
      • Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic 12 String Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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      • From Martin's 2021 16-17 series
      • Made in United States
      • 12 strings
      • 25.4"'' scale
      • 16" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • Select Hardwood neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Fishman Matrix VT Enhance NT2 (Preamp/Active)
      • Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic 12 String Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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      Martin Grand J-16E 12 String
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Bone Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Electronics
      • Ivory Tusq 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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      8. Takamine P6JC

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      Playability 77
      Sound 86
      Build quality 85
      Value for money 73
      Overall Score 83

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: Asymmetrical (3 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (2 votes)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
      • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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      • From Takamine's 2013 Pro Series 6 series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.4"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid Flame Maple back
      • Maple sides
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
      • Fixed bridge
      • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Takamine Gold tuners
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      • From Takamine's 2013 Pro Series 6 series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.4"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Spruce top
      • Solid Flame Maple back
      • Maple sides
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: CTP-3 CoolTube (Preamp/Active)
      • Fixed bridge
      • Acoustic Asymmetrical C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Takamine Gold tuners
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      Takamine P6JC
      • Made in Japan
      • Expensive Wood
      • Bone Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Electronics
      • Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • Laminated Side Wood
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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        9. Washburn J40SCE

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        Playability 77
        Sound 85
        Build quality 79
        Value for money 85
        Overall Score 80
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        • From Washburn's 2019 Heritage series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 25.3"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Figured Flame Maple back
        • Figured Flame Maple sides
        • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
        • Ovangkol fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ 501T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
        • Ovangkol bridge
        • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gold Diecast tuners
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        • From Washburn's 2019 Heritage series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 25.3"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Figured Flame Maple back
        • Figured Flame Maple sides
        • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
        • Ovangkol fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ 501T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
        • Ovangkol bridge
        • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gold Diecast tuners
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        Washburn J40SCE
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • NuBone Nut
        • Top Brand Pickups
        • Electronics
        • NuBone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        10. Gibson J-185 Original

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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's 2019 Original Acoustic series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
        • Traditional belly up bridge
        • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        • From Gibson's 2019 Original Acoustic series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.75"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid Sitka Spruce top
        • Solid Flame Maple back
        • Solid Flame Maple sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
        • Traditional belly up bridge
        • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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        Gibson J-185 Original
        • 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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