Best Les Paul Style Guitars With 1 5/8" (41.3mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Les Paul style guitars with 1 5/8" (41.3mm) nut width.

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. Schecter Solo-II FR Apocalypse Red Reign

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Playability 78
Sound 82
Build quality 77
Value for money 79
Overall Score 79

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  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
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  • From Schecter's 2019 Apocalypse series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' 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-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $1,399 >
  • From Schecter's 2019 Apocalypse series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' 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-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
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Schecter Solo-II FR Apocalypse Red Reign
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Coil Split Pickups
  • Luminescent Inlay
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Retainer Bar
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Kramer Assault Plus

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Playability 73
Sound 79
Build quality 61
Value for money 76
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (2 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • From Kramer's 2018 Modern series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple Veneer top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan JB SH-4 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Jazz SH-2 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1000 Series Tremolo bridge
  • K-Speed SlimTaper C Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kramer black die cast mini 14:1 tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $829 >
  • From Kramer's 2018 Modern series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple Veneer top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan JB SH-4 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Jazz SH-2 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1000 Series Tremolo bridge
  • K-Speed SlimTaper C Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kramer black die cast mini 14:1 tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Kramer Assault Plus
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Parallel Split Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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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3. Cort CR200

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Playability 77
Sound 65
Build quality 55
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (2 votes)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (2 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (2 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $517.16 >
  • From Cort's 2016 CR series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Jatoba fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Voiced Tone VTH-59 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Voiced Tone VTH-59 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic w/ Stop Tailpiece bridge
  • Vintage Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Vintage tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $517.16 >
  • From Cort's 2016 CR series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Jatoba fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Voiced Tone VTH-59 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Voiced Tone VTH-59 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic w/ Stop Tailpiece bridge
  • Vintage Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Vintage tuners
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Cort CR200
  • Expensive Wood
  • NuBone Nut
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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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4. Jackson JS Series Monarkh SC JS22

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Playability 80
Sound 65
Build quality 52
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (2 votes)
  • Weight: Lightweight (2 votes)
  • 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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  • From Jackson's 2015 JS series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Purpleheart 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
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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  • 6 Prices - New from $249.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2015 JS series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Purpleheart 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
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Jackson JS Series Monarkh SC JS22
  • Expensive Wood
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • 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 Tremolo
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Cort CR300

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Playability 77
Sound 70
Build quality 52
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66

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  • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (2 votes)
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  • From Cort's 2020 CR series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Jatoba fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Fat 55 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Fat 55 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic w/ Stop Tailpiece bridge
  • Vintage Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Vintage Style tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $464.37 >
  • From Cort's 2020 CR series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Jatoba fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Fat 55 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Fat 55 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic w/ Stop Tailpiece bridge
  • Vintage Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Vintage Style tuners
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Cort CR300
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • 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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6. Kramer Assault 220

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Playability 73
Sound 69
Build quality 55
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66

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  • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
  • Weight: Heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Chunky (1 vote)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $379 >
  • From Kramer's 2018 Modern series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico V humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico V humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Licenced Tremolo with locking nut bridge
  • K-Speed SlimTaperTM C Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kramer black die cast mini 14:1 tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $379 >
  • From Kramer's 2018 Modern series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico V humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico V humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Licenced Tremolo with locking nut bridge
  • K-Speed SlimTaperTM C Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kramer black die cast mini 14:1 tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Kramer Assault 220
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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 Retainer Bar
  • No Strap Lock

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