Best Quilted Maple Top V Style Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Quilted Maple top V style guitars. This wood has beautiful patterns only found in specific types of maple.

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 Pro Series Rhoads RR24Q

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Playability 77
Sound 79
Build quality 68
Value for money 75
Overall Score 75

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (6 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (4 votes)
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  • 1 Prices - Used from $699.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2020 Pro series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilt Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Distortion TB-6 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Distortion SH-6 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1000 Series Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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  • 1 Prices - Used from $699.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2020 Pro series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilt Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Distortion TB-6 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Distortion SH-6 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1000 Series Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Jackson Pro Series Rhoads RR24Q
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Strap Lock
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Retainer Bar

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2. Dean V Select Floyd Quilt Top

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Playability 75
Sound 79
Build quality 63
Value for money 72
Overall Score 72

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  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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  • From Dean's 2019 Select series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilt Maple top
  • Eastern Mahogany body
  • 3 Piece Eastern Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan APH-1N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1000 (Korean) bridge
  • V Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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  • From Dean's 2019 Select series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilt Maple top
  • Eastern Mahogany body
  • 3 Piece Eastern Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan APH-1N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1000 (Korean) bridge
  • V Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Dean V Select Floyd Quilt Top
  • 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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    3. Jackson Pro Series Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV7Q

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    Playability 80
    Sound 78
    Build quality 68
    Value for money 75
    Overall Score 75

    What our users think

    • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
    • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
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    • 5 Prices - New from $1,479.99 >
    • From Jackson's 2020 Artist Signature series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 7 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Maple neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B 7 (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N 7 (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose 1000 Series 7-String Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
    • Speed Neck-Through neck
    • 24 Jumbo frets
    • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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    • 5 Prices - New from $1,479.99 >
    • From Jackson's 2020 Artist Signature series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 7 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Maple neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B 7 (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N 7 (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose 1000 Series 7-String Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
    • Speed Neck-Through neck
    • 24 Jumbo frets
    • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Jackson Pro Series Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV7Q
    • Expensive Wood
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Neck-Through Build
    • Tremolo
    • Compound Radius Fretboard
    • Strap Lock
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Retainer Bar

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    4. Jackson Pro Series Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV6Q

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    Playability 77
    Sound 78
    Build quality 68
    Value for money 74
    Overall Score 74

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noisy (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Hot (1 vote)
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    • 5 Prices - New from $1,379.99 >
    • From Jackson's 2020 Artist Signature series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Maple neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose 1000 Series Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
    • Speed Neck-Through neck
    • 24 Jumbo frets
    • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Show all Specs
    • 5 Prices - New from $1,379.99 >
    • From Jackson's 2020 Artist Signature series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Maple neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose 1000 Series Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
    • Speed Neck-Through neck
    • 24 Jumbo frets
    • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Jackson Pro Series Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV6Q
    • Expensive Wood
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Neck-Through Build
    • Tremolo
    • Compound Radius Fretboard
    • Strap Lock
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Retainer Bar

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    5. Dean V Select Quilt Top

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    Playability 77
    Sound 72
    Build quality 58
    Value for money 74
    Overall Score 69

    What our users think

    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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    • 2 Prices - New from $1,529.99 >
    • From Dean's 2020 Select series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Eastern Mahogany body
    • 3 Piece Eastern Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan SH-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan APH-1N (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
    • V Set neck
    • 22 Jumbo frets
    • Grover tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $1,529.99 >
    • From Dean's 2020 Select series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Eastern Mahogany body
    • 3 Piece Eastern Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan SH-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan APH-1N (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
    • V Set neck
    • 22 Jumbo frets
    • Grover tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Dean V Select Quilt Top
    • 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. Dean VX Quilt Maple

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    Playability 77
    Sound 65
    Build quality 50
    Value for money 74
    Overall Score 64

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (3 votes)
    • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
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    • 2 Prices - New from $499 >
    • From Dean's 2021 X series
    • Made in India
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Eastern Mahogany body
    • Maple neck
    • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: DMT Design (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: DMT Design (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
    • C Bolt-On neck
    • 22 Jumbo frets
    • Sealed Die Cast tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $499 >
    • From Dean's 2021 X series
    • Made in India
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Quilt Maple top
    • Eastern Mahogany body
    • Maple neck
    • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: DMT Design (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: DMT Design (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
    • C Bolt-On neck
    • 22 Jumbo frets
    • Sealed Die Cast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Dean VX Quilt Maple
    • Expensive Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in India
    • 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 Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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