Best SG Style Guitars With Speed Knobs in 2024

Here you'll find the best SG style guitars with Speed knobs.

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. ESP LTD Volsung

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ESP LTD Volsung
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Playability 83
Sound 72
Build quality 60
Value for money 72
Overall Score 72

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (24 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (34 votes)
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  • From ESP LTD's 2019 Signature series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3Pc Mahogany neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG LF-DMF (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: EMG LF-DMF (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tonepros Locking TOM & Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin U Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $1,699 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2019 Signature series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3Pc Mahogany neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG LF-DMF (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: EMG LF-DMF (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tonepros Locking TOM & Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin U Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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ESP LTD Volsung
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Luminescent Inlay
  • 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 Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Harley Benton DC-DLX Gotoh

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Playability 72
Sound 74
Build quality 67
Value for money 81
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (9 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 10" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton Modern C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from $289 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 10" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton Modern C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton DC-DLX Gotoh
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Coil Split Pickups
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Epiphone SG Muse

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Playability 73
Sound 68
Build quality 54
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

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 (2 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: D (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (11 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (6 votes)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $429 >
  • From Epiphone's 2020 Epiphone Inspired by Gibson series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Classic PRO (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico Classic PRO (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Custom C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Epiphone Light-weight 3+3 18:1 tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $429 >
  • From Epiphone's 2020 Epiphone Inspired by Gibson series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Classic PRO (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico Classic PRO (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Custom C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Epiphone Light-weight 3+3 18:1 tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Epiphone SG Muse
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Coil Split, Phase Out Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • 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. Harley Benton DC-LTD Gotoh

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Playability 72
Sound 74
Build quality 60
Value for money 79
Overall Score 69

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (20 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (17 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • 1 Prices - New from $289 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 10" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from $289 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 10" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton DC-LTD Gotoh
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Coil Split Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • 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. Harley Benton DC-200

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Playability 73
Sound 62
Build quality 49
Value for money 76
Overall Score 61

What our users think

  • Weight: Heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (20 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (17 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (6 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (7 votes)
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  • 1 Prices - New from €99 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2015 Student series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Roseacer fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
  • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Enclosed Diecast Machine Heads tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from €99 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2015 Student series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Roseacer fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
  • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Enclosed Diecast Machine Heads tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton DC-200
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • 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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