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Best 7 String Electric Guitars in 2022

Here you'll find the best 7 string electric guitars.

We've found exactly 175 guitars like this in production this year. You can see them all by clicking on 'Load More' at the end of this list. You can use our filters to the left to see only the exact types of guitar you want. You can also click on "Compare" to get a deep spec comparison between two guitars of your choice. This list is updated daily automatically as we add new guitars to our database. We'll show you first the best ones according to our automated scoring system, which takes into account dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money and more.

1. Schecter Banshee Mach-7 FR S

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Schecter Banshee Mach-7 FR S
Playability 80
Sound 85
Build quality 88
Value for money 79
Overall Score 84
  • From Schecter's 2020 Banshee Mach series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Roasted Maple/Purpleheart Multi-ply with Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Lundgren M7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
  • Retainer bar

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2. Jackson USA Signature Chris Broderick Soloist 7

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Jackson USA Signature Chris Broderick Soloist 7
Playability 80
Sound 78
Build quality 86
Value for money 66
Overall Score 81
  • From Jackson's 2016 Artist Signature series
  • Chris Broderick Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 1/8 Quilt Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Direct Mount Chris Broderick Designed Custom DiMarzio (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Direct Mount Chris Broderick Designed Custom DiMarzio (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose Pro (Recessed) bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson Standard Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Planet Waves Auto-Trim tuners

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3. Schecter Keith Merrow KM-7 MK-III Artist

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Schecter Keith Merrow KM-7 MK-III Artist
Playability 82
Sound 78
Build quality 88
Value for money 78
Overall Score 83
  • From Schecter's 2019 Artist series
  • Keith Merrow Signature
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Burl top
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Wenge/Maple/Purpleheart Multi-ply w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Keith Merrow Custom Humbucker (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Keith Merrow Custom Humbucker (Humbucker/Active)
  • Hipshot Ibby HM Guitar Bridge bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin C Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Hipshot Grip-Lock tuners

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4. Schecter Keith Merrow KM7 MK-III PRO

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Schecter Keith Merrow KM7 MK-III PRO
Playability 78
Sound 80
Build quality 91
Value for money 68
Overall Score 83
  • From Schecter's 2020 Artist series
  • Keith Merrow Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Wenge 3-piece with purple heart and maple laminates neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Keith Merrow Custom Fishman Fluence (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Keith Merrow Custom Fishman Fluence (Humbucker/Active)
  • Hipshot Low Profile contoured 7 string fixed bridge bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin fast C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Hipshot open gear locking with Knurled Barrel adjustment tuners

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5. Music Man Majesty 7 Hydrospace

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Music Man Majesty 7 Hydrospace
Playability 77
Sound 78
Build quality 92
Value for money 67
Overall Score 82
  • From Music Man's 2019 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 17" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilt Maple top
  • Alder Wings, Mahogany & Flame Maple through neck body
  • Mahogany & Flame Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Dreamcatcher (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Rainmaker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Custom John Petrucci Music Man floating tremolo bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Schaller M6-IND locking tuners

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6. Jackson USA Signature Chris Broderick Soloist HT7

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Jackson USA Signature Chris Broderick Soloist HT7
Playability 82
Sound 81
Build quality 86
Value for money 68
Overall Score 83
  • From Jackson's 2016 Artist Signature series
  • Chris Broderick Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Arched Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Direct Mount DiMarzio Chris Broderick CB7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Direct Mount DiMarzio Chris Broderick CB7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Jackson Single-String Guitar Bridge bridge
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson Standard Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Planet Waves Auto-Trim tuners

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7. Jackson USA Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT7FM

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Jackson USA Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT7FM
Playability 78
Sound 81
Build quality 89
Value for money 68
Overall Score 83
  • From Jackson's 2018 Artist Signature series
  • Misha Mansoor Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 20" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Caramelized Mahogany body
  • Caramelized Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Caramelized Flame Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Bare Knuckle Juggernaut (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Bare Knuckle Juggernaut (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Hipshot 7 Fixed .175 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Speed Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Hipshot Open-Gear Locking tuners

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8. Schecter Banshee Mach-7

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Schecter Banshee Mach-7
Playability 82
Sound 79
Build quality 84
Value for money 77
Overall Score 82
  • From Schecter's 2020 Banshee Mach series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Roasted Maple/Purpleheart Multi-ply with Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Lundgren M7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Lundgren M7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Hipshot Ibby HM Guitar Bridge bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners

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9. Schecter Banshee Mach-7 Evertune

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Schecter Banshee Mach-7 Evertune
Playability 80
Sound 83
Build quality 84
Value for money 77
Overall Score 82
  • From Schecter's 2020 Banshee Mach series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Roasted Maple/Purpleheart Multi-ply with Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Lundgren M7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Lundgren M7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Evertune F7 Model bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners

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10. Schecter C-7 FR S Apocalypse

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Schecter C-7 FR S Apocalypse
Playability 80
Sound 86
Build quality 81
Value for money 82
Overall Score 82
  • From Schecter's 2019 Apocalypse series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Maple/Padauk Multi-ply w/Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse-VII (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
  • Retainer bar

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11. Schecter C-7 FR SLS Elite

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Schecter C-7 FR SLS Elite
Playability 80
Sound 81
Build quality 84
Value for money 82
Overall Score 82
  • From Schecter's 2018 SLS Elite series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Maple/Walnut/Padauk Multi-ply w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin C Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
  • Retainer bar

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12. Jackson Concept Series Soloist SLAT7P HT MS

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Jackson Concept Series Soloist SLAT7P HT MS
Playability 82
Sound 79
Build quality 86
Value for money 77
Overall Score 82
  • From Jackson's 2022 Concept series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 27" to 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Burl top
  • Ash body
  • 5-Piece Maple/Wenge/Maple/Wenge/Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern PRF-MH8 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern PRF-MH8 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Hipshot 7 Fixed .175 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson Standard Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Die-Cast Locking tuners

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13. Schecter Keith Merrow KM-7 MK-III Stage

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Schecter Keith Merrow KM-7 MK-III Stage
Playability 78
Sound 80
Build quality 87
Value for money 72
Overall Score 82
  • From Schecter's 2021 Artist series
  • Keith Merrow Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 5 Ply Maple/Walnut neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Keith Merrow Custom Fishman Fluence (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Keith Merrow Custom Fishman Fluence (Humbucker/Active)
  • Hipshot Low Profile Fixed Bridge bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin fast C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Hipshot open gear locking with Knurled Barrel adjustment tuners

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14. Music Man Majesty 7

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Music Man Majesty 7
Playability 77
Sound 78
Build quality 90
Value for money 67
Overall Score 82
  • From Music Man's 2018 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 17" Fretboard Radius
  • Okoume with maple top and mahogany through neck body
  • Honduran Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Dreamcatcher (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Rainmaker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Custom John Petrucci Music Man floating tremolo bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Schaller M6-IND locking tuners

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15. Ibanez MM7

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Ibanez MM7
Playability 77
Sound 81
Build quality 89
Value for money 72
Overall Score 82
  • From Ibanez's 2018 MM series
  • Martin Miller Signature
  • Made in Japan
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • African Mahogany body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Hyperion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Hyperion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Gotoh T1872S tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • AZ Oval C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Gotoh MG-T locking machine heads tuners

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16. Jackson USA Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT7

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Jackson USA Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT7
Playability 78
Sound 81
Build quality 87
Value for money 67
Overall Score 82
  • From Jackson's 2018 Artist Signature series
  • Misha Mansoor Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 20" Fretboard Radius
  • Caramelized Basswood body
  • Caramelized Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Caramelized Flame Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Bare Knuckle Ragnarok (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Bare Knuckle Ragnarok (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Hipshot 7 Fixed .175 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Speed Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Hipshot Open-Gear Locking tuners

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17. Ibanez AZ24027 Prestige

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Ibanez AZ24027 Prestige
Playability 77
Sound 81
Build quality 85
Value for money 76
Overall Score 81
  • From Ibanez's 2021 AZ series
  • Made in Japan
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Hyperion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Hyperion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Gotoh T1872S bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • AZ7 Oval C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Gotoh MG-T locking machine heads tuners

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18. Ibanez AZ24047 Prestige

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Ibanez AZ24047 Prestige
Playability 77
Sound 82
Build quality 87
Value for money 72
Overall Score 82
  • From Ibanez's 2021 AZ series
  • Made in Japan
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Hyperion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Seymour Duncan Hyperion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Hyperion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Gotoh T1872S bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • AZ7 Oval C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Gotoh MG-T locking machine heads tuners

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19. Schecter C-7 FR S Silver Mountain

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Schecter C-7 FR S Silver Mountain
Playability 77
Sound 86
Build quality 79
Value for money 81
Overall Score 81
  • From Schecter's 2020 Silver Mountain series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany 3-pc w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter USA Sonic Seducer (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
  • Retainer bar

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20. Schecter C-7 SLS Elite

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Schecter C-7 SLS Elite
Playability 82
Sound 79
Build quality 81
Value for money 81
Overall Score 81
  • From Schecter's 2018 SLS Elite series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Maple/Walnut/Padauk Multi-ply w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico (Humbucker/Active)
  • Hipshot Hardtail (.125) w/ String Thru Body bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin C Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners

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