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Best 7 String Sterling Electric Guitars in 2022

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

We've found exactly 7 guitars like this in production this year. 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. Sterling JP157 DiMarzio

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Sterling JP157 DiMarzio
Playability 73
Sound 78
Build quality 76
Value for money 76
Overall Score 76
  • From Sterling's 2021 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio LiquiFire (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Sterling JP157 DiMarzio
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Boost Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • High-Quality-Standards Country
  • High-Quality Nut
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Weight Relief
  • 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • Strap Lock
  • Luminescent Inlay

2. Sterling Majesty Maj270

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Sterling Majesty Maj270
Playability 73
Sound 76
Build quality 77
Value for money 75
Overall Score 75
  • From Sterling's 2020 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio LiquiFire (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Sterling Majesty Maj270
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Boost Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • High-Quality-Standards Country
  • High-Quality Nut
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Weight Relief
  • 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • Strap Lock
  • Luminescent Inlay

3. Sterling JP157

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Sterling JP157
Playability 73
Sound 70
Build quality 67
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2019 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners
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Price Comparison

Strengths & Weaknesses
Sterling JP157
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Boost Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • High-Quality-Standards Country
  • High-Quality Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Weight Relief
  • 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • Strap Lock
  • Luminescent Inlay

4. Sterling Majesty Maj170

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Sterling Majesty Maj170
Playability 73
Sound 69
Build quality 69
Value for money 70
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2017 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Sterling Majesty Maj170
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Boost Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • High-Quality-Standards Country
  • High-Quality Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Weight Relief
  • 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • Strap Lock
  • Luminescent Inlay

5. Sterling Majesty Maj170X

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Sterling Majesty Maj170X
Playability 73
Sound 69
Build quality 69
Value for money 70
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2019 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Sterling Majesty Maj170X
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Boost Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • High-Quality-Standards Country
  • High-Quality Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Weight Relief
  • 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • Strap Lock
  • Luminescent Inlay

6. Sterling Richardson7

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Sterling Richardson7
Playability 73
Sound 71
Build quality 67
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2021 Artist series
  • Jason Richardson Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar Burl top
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jason Richardson Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Sterling Richardson7
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Coil Tap, Boost Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • High-Quality-Standards Country
  • High-Quality Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Weight Relief
  • 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • Strap Lock
  • Luminescent Inlay

7. Sterling JP70

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Sterling JP70
Playability 73
Sound 68
Build quality 64
Value for money 73
Overall Score 68
  • From Sterling's 2017 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners
  • Compare Specs >

Price Comparison

Strengths & Weaknesses
Sterling JP70
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Tremolo
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • High-Quality-Standards Country
  • High-Quality Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • Weight Relief
  • 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • Strap Lock
  • Luminescent Inlay