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Best V Shape Guitars in 2022

Here you'll find the best V shape guitars.

We've found exactly 106 guitars like this in production this year. You can see them all by clicking on 'Load More' at the end of this list. You can use our filters to the left to see only the exact types of guitar you want. You can also click on "Compare" to get a deep spec comparison between two guitars of your choice. This list is updated daily automatically as we add new guitars to our database. We'll show you first the best ones according to our automated scoring system, which takes into account dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money and more.

1. ESP E-II Arrow

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ESP E-II Arrow
Playability 83
Sound 83
Build quality 82
Value for money 73
Overall Score 83
  • From ESP E-II's 2014 Arrow series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Locking tuners
  • Retainer bar

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2. Schecter V-1 SLS Evil Twin

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Schecter V-1 SLS Evil Twin
Playability 85
Sound 79
Build quality 81
Value for money 82
Overall Score 82
  • From Schecter's 2018 SLS Elite series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Maple/Walnut/Padauk Multi-ply w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico (Humbucker/Active)
  • TonePros T3BT TOM & T1Z Tailpiece bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin C Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners

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3. ESP E-II Arrow NT

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ESP E-II Arrow NT
Playability 85
Sound 78
Build quality 77
Value for money 75
Overall Score 80
  • From ESP E-II's 2014 Arrow series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Gotoh TOM & String-Thru bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Locking tuners

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4. ESP LTD Arrow-1000

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ESP LTD Arrow-1000
Playability 83
Sound 81
Build quality 78
Value for money 81
Overall Score 81
  • From ESP LTD's 2021 Arrow series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose 1000SE bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover tuners
  • Retainer bar

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5. ESP LTD Arrow-1000 Evertune

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ESP LTD Arrow-1000 Evertune
Playability 83
Sound 82
Build quality 78
Value for money 81
Overall Score 81
  • From ESP LTD's 2022 Arrow series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany / Maple Cap body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico (Humbucker/Active)
  • Evertune (F model) bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover tuners

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6. Schecter V-1 FR Apocalypse

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Schecter V-1 FR Apocalypse
Playability 80
Sound 81
Build quality 81
Value for money 81
Overall Score 81
  • From Schecter's 2019 Apocalypse series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Maple/Padauk Multi-ply w/Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
  • Retainer bar

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7. ESP Arrow

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ESP Arrow
Playability 83
Sound 78
Build quality 79
Value for money 65
Overall Score 80
  • From ESP's 2014 Arrow series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh tuners
  • Retainer bar

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8. ESP LTD Arrow-1000NT

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ESP LTD Arrow-1000NT
Playability 85
Sound 77
Build quality 78
Value for money 80
Overall Score 80
  • From ESP LTD's 2022 Arrow series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico (Humbucker/Active)
  • Recessed Tonepros Locking TOM w/ String Thru bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Extra Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • LTD Locking tuners

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9. Jackson Concept Series Rhoads RR24 HS

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Jackson Concept Series Rhoads RR24 HS
Playability 83
Sound 79
Build quality 77
Value for money 75
Overall Score 80
  • From Jackson's 2022 Concept series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3-piece Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Strat SHR-1N (Rail Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose Original Double-Locking Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Sealed Die-Cast tuners

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10. ESP LTD MSV-1

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ESP LTD MSV-1
Playability 83
Sound 78
Build quality 80
Value for money 75
Overall Score 80
  • From ESP LTD's 2021 Signature series
  • Mike Schleibaum Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany w/ Maple Cap body
  • 3Pc Mahogany neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG JH James Hetfield (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose 1000 bridge
  • 1 volume Bell knobs
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover tuners
  • Retainer bar

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11. Schecter RavenDark V FR Abbath Signature

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Schecter RavenDark V FR Abbath Signature
Playability 80
Sound 79
Build quality 80
Value for money 80
Overall Score 80
  • From Schecter's 2017 Artist series
  • Abbath Doom Occulta Signature
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple 3-pc w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 57 F (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 66 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Ultra Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
  • Retainer bar

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12. Jackson USA Select King V KV2

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Jackson USA Select King V KV2
Playability 83
Sound 79
Build quality 77
Value for money 65
Overall Score 80
  • From Jackson's 2020 USA Select series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan '59 SH-1N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose Original Double-Locking Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners

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13. Jackson USA Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV6

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Jackson USA Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV6
Playability 83
Sound 78
Build quality 79
Value for money 65
Overall Score 80
  • From Jackson's 2017 Artist Signature series
  • Corey Beaulieu Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose Original Double-Locking Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners
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14. Jackson USA Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV7

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Jackson USA Signature Corey Beaulieu King V KV7
Playability 83
Sound 78
Build quality 79
Value for money 65
Overall Score 80
  • From Jackson's 2017 Artist Signature series
  • Corey Beaulieu Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1B 7 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Blackouts AHB-1N 7 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose Original Double-Locking Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast tuners

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15. Schecter V-1 Apocalypse

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Schecter V-1 Apocalypse
Playability 82
Sound 79
Build quality 80
Value for money 80
Overall Score 80
  • From Schecter's 2019 Apocalypse series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Maple/Padauk Multi-ply w/Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse-VI (Humbucker/Passive)
  • TonePros T3BT TOM w/ String Thru Body bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners

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16. Solar V1.6FRC

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Solar V1.6FRC
Playability 80
Sound 84
Build quality 76
Value for money 80
Overall Score 80
  • From Solar's 2019 Type V series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Duncan Solar/Bridge (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Duncan Solar (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose 1000, with 34 mm Block bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Solar C Shape Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Solar 18:1 Locking Type tuners

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17. Solar V1.6FRLB

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Solar V1.6FRLB
Playability 80
Sound 84
Build quality 77
Value for money 80
Overall Score 80
  • From Solar's 2018 Type V series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple Veneer top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Duncan Solar/Bridge (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Duncan Solar (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose 1000, with 34 mm Block bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Solar C Shape Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Solar 18:1 Locking Type tuners
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18. ESP LTD Arrow-NT Arctic Metal

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ESP LTD Arrow-NT Arctic Metal
Playability 85
Sound 76
Build quality 75
Value for money 84
Overall Score 79
  • From ESP LTD's 2021 Arctic Metal series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81TW (Humbucker/Active)
  • Tonepros Locking TOM w/ String Thru bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • LTD Locking tuners

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19. Jackson Concept Series Rhoads RR24-7

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Jackson Concept Series Rhoads RR24-7
Playability 80
Sound 79
Build quality 79
Value for money 69
Overall Score 79
  • From Jackson's 2022 Concept series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • 3-piece Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Distortion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan Distortion 7 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Floyd Rose Original Double-Locking Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh Sealed Die-Cast tuners

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20. ESP LTD MK-600

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ESP LTD MK-600
Playability 83
Sound 81
Build quality 74
Value for money 74
Overall Score 79
  • From ESP LTD's 2016 Signature series
  • Mille Petrozza Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3pc Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico (Humbucker/Active)
  • Floyd Rose 1000 bridge
  • 1 volume Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Thin U Neck-Through neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
  • Retainer bar

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