Best Thinline Guitars With 1.693" (43mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Thinline style guitars with 1.693" (43mm) 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. ESP LTD TL-6

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Playability 77
Sound 86
Build quality 77
Value for money 85
Overall Score 80
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  • 3 Prices - New from $699 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2024 Thinline series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilted Maple top
  • Mahogany top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • 3Pc Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman S-Core Pickup, Fishman TL-3 Preamp w/ Onboard Tuner (Preamp/Active)
  • Jatoba w/ Graphtech XB bridge
  • Acoustic Thin U Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $699 >
  • From ESP LTD's 2024 Thinline series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilted Maple top
  • Mahogany top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • 3Pc Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman S-Core Pickup, Fishman TL-3 Preamp w/ Onboard Tuner (Preamp/Active)
  • Jatoba w/ Graphtech XB bridge
  • Acoustic Thin U Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
ESP LTD TL-6
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • NuBone Saddle
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • Laminated Top Wood
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Harley Benton Hybrid Steel BK

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Harley Benton Hybrid Steel BK
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Playability 75
Sound 88
Build quality 70
Value for money 88
Overall Score 78
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  • From Harley Benton's 2022 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Sitka Spruce massive top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Custom System with a combination of piezo, magnetic and preamp (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Deluxe Die-Cast Machine Heads tuners
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  • From Harley Benton's 2022 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Sitka Spruce massive top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Custom System with a combination of piezo, magnetic and preamp (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Deluxe Die-Cast Machine Heads tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton Hybrid Steel BK
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • Laminated Top Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Ibanez JSA20

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Playability 73
Sound 84
Build quality 74
Value for money 77
Overall Score 77
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  • From Ibanez's 2017 JSA series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • Nyatoh neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Acoustic Matrix (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic JSA Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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  • From Ibanez's 2017 JSA series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • Nyatoh neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Acoustic Matrix (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic JSA Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Ibanez JSA20
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    4. Yamaha APX1200II

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    Yamaha APX1200II
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    Playability 73
    Sound 86
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 77
    Overall Score 77

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    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • From Yamaha's 2015 APX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM63 (SRT System) + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Die-Cast Gold w/Black Buttons (TM29GB) tuners
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    • From Yamaha's 2015 APX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM63 (SRT System) + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Die-Cast Gold w/Black Buttons (TM29GB) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha APX1200II
    • Expensive Wood
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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      5. Ibanez JSA5

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      Playability 73
      Sound 81
      Build quality 69
      Value for money 79
      Overall Score 74
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      • From Ibanez's 2017 JSA series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.6"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
      • Okoume back
      • Okoume sides
      • Nyatoh neck
      • Cultured Maple fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Fishman S-Core (Preamp/Active)
      • Cultured Maple bridge
      • Acoustic JSA Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Ibanez tuners
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      • 1 Prices - New from $809.99 >
      • From Ibanez's 2017 JSA series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.6"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
      • Okoume back
      • Okoume sides
      • Nyatoh neck
      • Cultured Maple fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Fishman S-Core (Preamp/Active)
      • Cultured Maple bridge
      • Acoustic JSA Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Ibanez tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Ibanez JSA5
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Electronics
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • Made in China
      • No Expensive Woods
      • No High-Quality Nut
      • Low-Quality Material Saddle
      • Laminated Side Wood
      • Laminated Back Wood
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      6. Yamaha APX600FM

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      Yamaha APX600FM
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      Playability 77
      Sound 81
      Build quality 61
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 73

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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      • From Yamaha's 2015 APX series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Flame Maple top
      • Flame Maple top
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
      • Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM65 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
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      • 3 Prices - New from $379.99 >
      • From Yamaha's 2015 APX series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Flame Maple top
      • Flame Maple top
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
      • Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM65 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Yamaha APX600FM
      • Expensive Wood
      • Electronics
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • Made in China
      • No High-Quality Nut
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • Low-Quality Material Saddle
      • Laminated Top Wood
      • Laminated Side Wood
      • Laminated Back Wood
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      7. Yamaha APX600

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      Yamaha APX600
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      Playability 77
      Sound 81
      Build quality 60
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 73

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
      Own it? Share your opinion
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      • 6 Prices - New from $339.99 >
      • From Yamaha's 2015 APX series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Spruce top
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
      • Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM65 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
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      • 6 Prices - New from $339.99 >
      • From Yamaha's 2015 APX series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25"'' scale
      • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
      • Spruce top
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
      • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
      • Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM65 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic C Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Yamaha APX600
      • Expensive Wood
      • Electronics
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • Made in China
      • No High-Quality Nut
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • Low-Quality Material Saddle
      • Laminated Top Wood
      • Laminated Side Wood
      • Laminated Back Wood
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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