Best Laurel Fretboard Offset Style Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Laurel fretboard Offset style guitars. There are many types of Laurel, but East Indian is the most common for guitar building. Its color can vary from dark to light brown with black lines. Many people find its tonality similar to Rosewood, which favors the warmer frequencies.

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. Jackson X Series Warrior WRX24

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Playability 77
Sound 71
Build quality 64
Value for money 76
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (34 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (8 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $699.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2022 X series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Jackson High-Output Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Jackson High-Output Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $699.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2022 X series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Jackson High-Output Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Jackson High-Output Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Jackson X Series Warrior WRX24
  • Locking Nut
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Retainer Bar
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Fender Squier Paranormal Super-Sonic

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Playability 78
Sound 67
Build quality 54
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (30 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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  • From Fender Squier's 2020 Paranormal series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2020 Paranormal series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Paranormal Super-Sonic
  • Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • 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

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3. Jackson X Series Signature Mark Morton Dominion DX2

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Playability 77
Sound 72
Build quality 60
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (34 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $529.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2014 Artist Signature series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast Locking tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $529.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2014 Artist Signature series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Jackson X Series Signature Mark Morton Dominion DX2
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Jackson X Series Signature Mark Morton Dominion DX2FM

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Playability 77
Sound 70
Build quality 60
Value for money 69
Overall Score 69

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (34 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $561.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2014 Artist Signature series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $561.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2014 Artist Signature series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Mark Morton Signature Dominion (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Jackson X Series Signature Mark Morton Dominion DX2FM
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Fender Squier Paranormal Toronado

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Playability 77
Sound 68
Build quality 52
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (4 votes)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (3 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (3 votes)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (4 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (30 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $399 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2021 Paranormal series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Hardtail bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $399 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2021 Paranormal series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Atomic Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Hardtail bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Paranormal Toronado
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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