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          Best Basswood Body Cort Electric Guitars in 2023

          Here you'll find the best Basswood body Cort electric guitars. This is a soft type of wood that is very light and easy to work with. It's cheaper than many other kinds of wood used for guitar building, but it doesn't mean it's low quality. In terms of sound, it accentuates the mid-range, which matches the frequencies that a Humbucker produces.

          Out of the more than 2000 guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones. 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. Cort G300 Pro

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          Cort G300 Pro
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          Playability 77
          Sound 76
          Build quality 74
          Value for money 81
          Overall Score 76

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          • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
          • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
          • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
          • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
          • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
          • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (1 vote)
          • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
          • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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          • From Cort's 2021 G series
          • Made in Indonesia
          • 6 strings
          • 25.5"'' scale
          • 12" to 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Basswood body
          • Roasted Maple neck
          • Roasted Maple (Luminous side dot inlays) fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Jazz SH-2 (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 (Humbucker/Passive)
          • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
          • 5-way Switch
          • Cort CFA-III Tremolo bridge
          • Ergo-V Bolt-On neck
          • 24 Medium Stainless Steel frets
          • Cort Staggered Locking tuners
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          Cort G300 Pro
          • Stainless Steel Frets
          • Locking Tuners
          • Black Tusq XL Nut
          • Top Brand Pickups
          • Tremolo
          • Luminescent Inlay
          • Compound Radius Fretboard
          • Made in Indonesia
          • No Expensive Woods
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
          • No Weight Relief
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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          2. Cort MBM-2 Sustainiac

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          Cort MBM-2 Sustainiac
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          Playability 75
          Sound 83
          Build quality 64
          Value for money 74
          Overall Score 74

          Player Feedback

          • Neck profile shape: V (2 votes)
          • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
          • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
          • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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          • From Cort's 2022 META series
          • Made in Indonesia
          • 6 strings
          • 25.5"'' scale
          • 12" to 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Basswood body
          • Hard Maple neck
          • Laurel fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Manson Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
          • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
          • 3-way Switch
          • Fully Adjustable & Tailpiece bridge
          • Soft V Bolt-On neck
          • 22 Medium frets
          • Cort Staggered Locking tuners
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          Cort MBM-2 Sustainiac
          • Locking Tuners
          • Top Brand Pickups
          • Killswitch, Sustainer Pickups
          • Compound Radius Fretboard
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • Made in Indonesia
          • No Expensive Woods
          • No High-Quality Nut
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Weight Relief
          • No Tremolo
          • No Luminescent Inlay
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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          3. Cort X300

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          Playability 77
          Sound 78
          Build quality 55
          Value for money 80
          Overall Score 70

          Player Feedback

          • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (2 votes)
          • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
          • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
          • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
          • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (8 votes)
          • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
          • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
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          • From Cort's 2019 X series
          • Made in Indonesia
          • 6 strings
          • 25.5"'' scale
          • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Basswood body
          • Hard Maple neck
          • Rosewood fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
          • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
          • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
          • 3-way Switch
          • FloydRose Special Tremolo bridge
          • D Bolt-On neck
          • 24 Medium frets
          • Die-Cast tuners
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          Cort X300
          • Expensive Wood
          • Locking Nut
          • Top Brand Pickups
          • Tremolo
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • No Locking Tuners
          • Made in Indonesia
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
          • No Weight Relief
          • No Luminescent Inlay
          • No Compound Radius Fretboard
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Retainer Bar
          • No Strap Lock

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          4. Cort MBM-1

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          Playability 75
          Sound 68
          Build quality 62
          Value for money 73
          Overall Score 68

          Player Feedback

          • Neck access to high frets: Normal (2 votes)
          • Fret edges: Smooth (2 votes)
          • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (2 votes)
          • Weight: Slightly heavy (2 votes)
          • Neck profile shape: V (2 votes)
          • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
          • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
          • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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          • From Cort's 2020 META series
          • Made in Indonesia
          • 6 strings
          • 25.5"'' scale
          • 12" to 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Basswood body
          • Hard Maple neck
          • Indian Laurel fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Manson Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Neck pickup: Manson Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
          • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
          • 3-way Switch
          • Fully Adjustable & Tailpiece bridge
          • Soft V Bolt-On neck
          • 22 Medium frets
          • Cort Staggered Locking Machineheads tuners
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          Cort MBM-1
          • Locking Tuners
          • Killswitch Pickups
          • Compound Radius Fretboard
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • Made in Indonesia
          • No Expensive Woods
          • No High-Quality Nut
          • No Top Brand Pickups
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Weight Relief
          • No Tremolo
          • No Luminescent Inlay
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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          5. Cort MBM-2

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          Playability 75
          Sound 66
          Build quality 62
          Value for money 73
          Overall Score 68

          Player Feedback

          • Neck profile shape: V (2 votes)
          • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
          • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
          • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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          • From Cort's 2022 META series
          • Made in Indonesia
          • 6 strings
          • 25.5"'' scale
          • 12" to 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Basswood body
          • Hard Maple neck
          • Laurel fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Manson Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Bridge pickup: Manson Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
          • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
          • 3-way Switch
          • Fully Adjustable & Tailpiece bridge
          • Soft V Bolt-On neck
          • 22 Medium frets
          • Cort Staggered Locking tuners
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          Cort MBM-2
          • Locking Tuners
          • Killswitch Pickups
          • Compound Radius Fretboard
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • Made in Indonesia
          • No Expensive Woods
          • No High-Quality Nut
          • No Top Brand Pickups
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Weight Relief
          • No Tremolo
          • No Luminescent Inlay
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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          6. Cort G250 Spectrum

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          Playability 73
          Sound 65
          Build quality 57
          Value for money 75
          Overall Score 65
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          • From Cort's 2023 G series
          • Made in Indonesia
          • 6 strings
          • 25.5"'' scale
          • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
          • Basswood body
          • Hard Maple neck
          • Hard Maple fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Cort Alnico V H (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Neck pickup: Cort Alnico V H (Humbucker/Passive)
          • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
          • 3-way Switch
          • 2 Point Tremolo w/ Steel Bent Saddle bridge
          • C Bolt-On neck
          • 22 Medium frets
          • Cort Staggered Locking tuners
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          Cort G250 Spectrum
          • Locking Tuners
          • Tremolo
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • Made in Indonesia
          • No Expensive Woods
          • No High-Quality Nut
          • No Top Brand Pickups
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
          • No Weight Relief
          • No Luminescent Inlay
          • No Compound Radius Fretboard
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

          7. Cort G250

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          Playability 70
          Sound 67
          Build quality 55
          Value for money 74
          Overall Score 64
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          • From Cort's 2016 G series
          • Made in Indonesia
          • 6 strings
          • 25.5"'' scale
          • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
          • Basswood body
          • Hard Maple neck
          • Jatoba fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Cort Alnico V Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Bridge pickup: Cort Alnico V Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Middle pickup: Cort Alnico V Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
          • Neck pickup: Cort Alnico V Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
          • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
          • 5-way Switch
          • 2 Point Tremolo w/ Steel Bent Saddle bridge
          • C Bolt-On neck
          • 22 Medium frets
          • Die-Cast tuners
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          Cort G250
          • Coil Tap Pickups
          • Tremolo
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • No Locking Tuners
          • Made in Indonesia
          • No Expensive Woods
          • No High-Quality Nut
          • No Top Brand Pickups
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Weight Relief
          • No Luminescent Inlay
          • No Compound Radius Fretboard
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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