Best Les Paul Style Guitars With 1.685" (42.8mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Les Paul style guitars with 1.685" (42.8mm) 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. Gretsch G6659T Players Edition Broadkaster Jr

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Playability 78
Sound 73
Build quality 78
Value for money 66
Overall Score 76

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (2 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (5 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (7 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $2,799.99 >
  • From Gretsch's 2020 Professional Collection series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Arched Laminated Maple top
  • Laminated Maple body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Full'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Full'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 3 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby B7CP String-Thru bridge
  • Standard U Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Locking tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $2,799.99 >
  • From Gretsch's 2020 Professional Collection series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Arched Laminated Maple top
  • Laminated Maple body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Full'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Full'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 3 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby B7CP String-Thru bridge
  • Standard U Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gretsch G6659T Players Edition Broadkaster Jr
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Strap Lock
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio

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2. Gretsch G6129T-89 Vintage Select '89 Sparkle Jet

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Playability 78
Sound 71
Build quality 75
Value for money 60
Overall Score 75

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (5 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (7 votes)
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  • From Gretsch's 2021 Professional Collection series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Arched Laminated Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch TV Jones TV Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch TV Jones TV Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 3 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby B3C Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch Logo bridge
  • Standard U Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Die-Cast tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $2,532.80 >
  • From Gretsch's 2021 Professional Collection series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Arched Laminated Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch TV Jones TV Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch TV Jones TV Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 3 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby B3C Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch Logo bridge
  • Standard U Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gretsch G6129T-89 Vintage Select '89 Sparkle Jet
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Weight Relief
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Gretsch G5655T Electromatic

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Playability 78
Sound 71
Build quality 58
Value for money 74
Overall Score 69

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (9 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (13 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $799.99 >
  • From Gretsch's 2020 Electromatic series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Arched Laminated Maple top
  • Laminated Maple body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Black Top Broad’Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Black Top Broad'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 3 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby-Licensed B70 Vibrato bridge
  • Thin U Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $799.99 >
  • From Gretsch's 2020 Electromatic series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Arched Laminated Maple top
  • Laminated Maple body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Black Top Broad’Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Black Top Broad'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 3 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby-Licensed B70 Vibrato bridge
  • Thin U Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gretsch G5655T Electromatic
  • NuBone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Gretsch G2210 Streamliner Junior Jet Club

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Playability 77
Sound 72
Build quality 55
Value for money 78
Overall Score 68

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (2 votes)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (2 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Not bad (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (2 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (9 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (13 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $289 >
  • From Gretsch's 2020 Streamliner series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Nato body
  • Nato neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Broad'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Broad'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wrap-Around bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $289 >
  • From Gretsch's 2020 Streamliner series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Nato body
  • Nato neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Broad'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Broad'Tron (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wrap-Around bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gretsch G2210 Streamliner Junior Jet Club
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • 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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5. Gretsch G5260 Electromatic Jet Baritone

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Playability 72
Sound 72
Build quality 54
Value for money 71
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (9 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (13 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • 6 Prices - New from $519 >
  • From Gretsch's 2022 Electromatic series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 29.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Gretsch V-Stoptail bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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  • 6 Prices - New from $519 >
  • From Gretsch's 2022 Electromatic series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 29.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Gretsch V-Stoptail bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gretsch G5260 Electromatic Jet Baritone
  • Expensive Wood
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • 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. Gretsch G5260T Electromatic Jet Baritone

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Playability 70
Sound 71
Build quality 55
Value for money 70
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Not bad (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (9 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (13 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $599.99 >
  • From Gretsch's 2022 Electromatic series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 29.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $599.99 >
  • From Gretsch's 2022 Electromatic series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 29.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gretsch Mini Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Bigsby bridge
  • Thin U Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gretsch G5260T Electromatic Jet Baritone
  • Expensive Wood
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • 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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