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                Best Mahogany Body Yamaha Electric Guitars in 2023

                Here you'll find the best Mahogany body Yamaha electric guitars. This is the type of wood found in many top-of-the-line guitars, so that's a positive point for the build quality. This red-looking wood Mahogany is found in Africa and Central America and has great sustain and a warm tone due to its high density. The downside about this type of wood is that it's relatively heavy.

                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. Yamaha RSP02T

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                Yamaha RSP02T
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                Playability 78
                Sound 75
                Build quality 70
                Value for money 69
                Overall Score 74

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                • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
                • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
                • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
                • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
                • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
                • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
                • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
                • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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                • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
                • Made in Japan
                • 6 strings
                • 24.75"'' scale
                • 12" Fretboard Radius
                • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered 2-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement body
                • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
                • Rosewood fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: VP5b (Single Coil/Passive)
                • Bridge pickup: VP5b (Single Coil/Passive)
                • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
                • 5-way Switch
                • Tune-O-Matic bridge
                • Revstar C Set neck
                • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
                • Die-Cast tuners
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                Yamaha RSP02T
                • Stainless Steel Frets
                • Made in Japan
                • Expensive Wood
                • Top Brand Pickups
                • Boost Pickups
                • Weight Relief
                • No Locking Tuners
                • No High-Quality Nut
                • No Neck-Through Build
                • No Tremolo
                • No Luminescent Inlay
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

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                2. Yamaha RSP20

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                Yamaha RSP20
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                Playability 78
                Sound 75
                Build quality 70
                Value for money 69
                Overall Score 74

                Player Feedback

                • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
                • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
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                • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
                • Made in Japan
                • 6 strings
                • 24.75"'' scale
                • 12" Fretboard Radius
                • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered 2-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement body
                • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
                • Rosewood fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: VH5b (Humbucker/Passive)
                • Neck pickup: VH5n (Humbucker/Passive)
                • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
                • 5-way Switch
                • Tune-O-Matic bridge
                • Revstar C Set neck
                • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
                • Die-Cast tuners
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                Yamaha RSP20
                • Stainless Steel Frets
                • Made in Japan
                • Expensive Wood
                • Top Brand Pickups
                • Boost Pickups
                • Weight Relief
                • No Locking Tuners
                • No High-Quality Nut
                • No Neck-Through Build
                • No Tremolo
                • No Luminescent Inlay
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

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                3. Yamaha RSS02T

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                Yamaha RSS02T
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                Playability 78
                Sound 75
                Build quality 64
                Value for money 77
                Overall Score 72

                Player Feedback

                • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
                • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
                • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
                • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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                • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
                • Made in Indonesia
                • 6 strings
                • 24.75"'' scale
                • 12" Fretboard Radius
                • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered Mahogany body
                • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
                • Rosewood fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: VP5b (Single Coil/Passive)
                • Bridge pickup: VP5b (Single Coil/Passive)
                • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
                • 5-way Switch
                • Tune-O-Matic bridge
                • Revstar C Set neck
                • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
                • Die-Cast tuners
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                Yamaha RSS02T
                • Stainless Steel Frets
                • Expensive Wood
                • Top Brand Pickups
                • Boost Pickups
                • Weight Relief
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Indonesia
                • No High-Quality Nut
                • No Neck-Through Build
                • No Tremolo
                • No Luminescent Inlay
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

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                4. Yamaha RSS20

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                Yamaha RSS20
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                Playability 78
                Sound 75
                Build quality 64
                Value for money 77
                Overall Score 72

                Player Feedback

                • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
                • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
                • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
                • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
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                • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
                • Made in Indonesia
                • 6 strings
                • 24.75"'' scale
                • 12" Fretboard Radius
                • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered Mahogany body
                • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
                • Rosewood fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: VH5b (Humbucker/Passive)
                • Neck pickup: VH5n (Humbucker/Passive)
                • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
                • 5-way Switch
                • Tune-O-Matic bridge
                • Revstar C Set neck
                • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
                • Die-Cast tuners
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                Yamaha RSS20
                • Stainless Steel Frets
                • Expensive Wood
                • Top Brand Pickups
                • Boost Pickups
                • Weight Relief
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Indonesia
                • No High-Quality Nut
                • No Neck-Through Build
                • No Tremolo
                • No Luminescent Inlay
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

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                5. Yamaha RSE20

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                Yamaha RSE20
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                Playability 78
                Sound 66
                Build quality 52
                Value for money 75
                Overall Score 65

                Player Feedback

                • Neck access to high frets: Normal (3 votes)
                • Fret edges: Smooth (3 votes)
                • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (3 votes)
                • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
                • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
                • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
                • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
                • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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                • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
                • Made in China
                • 6 strings
                • 24.75"'' scale
                • 12" Fretboard Radius
                • Chambered Mahogany body
                • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
                • Rosewood fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: VH3b (Humbucker/Passive)
                • Neck pickup: VH3n (Humbucker/Passive)
                • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
                • 3-way Switch
                • Tune-O-Matic bridge
                • Revstar C Set neck
                • 22 Jumbo frets
                • Die-Cast tuners
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                Yamaha RSE20
                • Expensive Wood
                • High-Pass Filter Pickups
                • Weight Relief
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in China
                • No High-Quality Nut
                • No Top Brand Pickups
                • No Neck-Through Build
                • No Tremolo
                • No Luminescent Inlay
                • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                • No Strap Lock

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                6. Yamaha PAC012

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                Yamaha PAC012
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                Playability 73
                Sound 64
                Build quality 54
                Value for money 74
                Overall Score 64

                Player Feedback

                • Neck profile shape: C (5 votes)
                • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (4 votes)
                • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
                • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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                • From Yamaha's 2012 Pacifica series
                • Made in Indonesia
                • 6 strings
                • 25.5"'' scale
                • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
                • Mahogany body
                • Maple neck
                • Rosewood fretboard
                • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
                • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
                • Middle pickup: Ceramic Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
                • Neck pickup: Ceramic Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
                • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
                • 5-way Switch
                • Vintage-Style Tremolo bridge
                • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
                • 22 Medium frets
                • Covered tuners
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                Yamaha PAC012
                • Expensive Wood
                • Tremolo
                • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                • No Locking Tuners
                • Made in Indonesia
                • 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

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