Guitars with easiest upper access. 24 frets or more. Does such exist?

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  1. BlasphemyMadeFlesh

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    My favorite is the Jackson Warrior, hands down. Just an awesome, balanced and shred-friendly design that gives you full access to all the upper frets no problem. Like the Xiphos, it may be a bit too extreme for some. But I'm a "big-ass-pointy-guitar full-on-gain" kind of guy.

    I have to add something. While a B.C. Rich Stealth looks like it'll give you comfy 19th fret and above access I was surprised to find the opposite on the Stealths that I've played and owned. The upper horn gets in the way. A shape like the Warrior (or Xiphos for that matter) has more space between the upper horn "dip" and the fretboard. This always irks me on the Stealth's design.

    :idea: I never even thought of that before - must try a JEM now and see the difference. I haven't played a JEM in years.
     
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    Epiphone makes a signature V for the guy From Annihilator, there was a black one and a red one. The way the neck is set/bolted leaves very little body in the way of your hand. It was quite impressive. The black one is really good looking.
     
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    Thanks everyone for the suggestions so far! Im kinda leaning towards a non-floyd guitar, but some of these are so tempting! Jackson warrior ive had my eyes on for a while but my prefered price range ($600 or so new) they are only the wrxmg models and to my understanding they are below the pro series and thus so, it has a floyd rose special which is sub-par or just less desireable. I already have a prs se with a floyd rose 1000 series so i wouldnt want any less than that.

    The Dean RC6 looks really really cool but i was a little turned off by the "super thin neck" description. Id have to play one first to judge but i have never seen those anywhere.

    Lol at the Alvarez Scoop!! It sure looks clever.

    Im interested in the Ltd arrows and the likes. I have to give these a try

    Banshee elite would be dope but i really really get irked out by visible neck thru construction on guitar tops. I dont mind seeing on the back. But there seems to be only two or so color options.

    Keep the options coming if there are any more! Im still keeping an eye on these SG's too
     
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    these are far from "with easiest" access
    also that guy said "any" V, which is simply untrue
     
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    I gotta hand it to Dean guitars. They have a ton of real looker guitars, especially the MAB models. I think ive only tried one in my life and it was a dime guitar and i didnt like it at all. I dont see any other Dean guitars around here except for the Dime models.
     
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    I know its only 21 fret, but dig the ACCESS.:lol:
     
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    Omg is that a Danelectro? What is that??!
     
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    Danelectro Longhorn.
     
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    You can get the new Sterling by Music Man Majesty
     
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    Used Epiphone Prophecy SG. 24 frets, lightning fast neck, EMG loaded metal machine.
     
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    Might be ~3x over budget, though. :lol:
     
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    Im lookin for 6 string. But that one looks cool thanks. Actually i got an Epiphone SG prophecy (someone in this thread reccomended it), and its so fu$kin awesome! I love it! I may get a second one i love it so much. The only downside of it is the neck dive due to strap button placement.
     
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    GKG (Gary Kramer Guitars) Turbulence 6 and 7 string, 29 or 36 frets lol.
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    I love my PRS Dweezil carves for the same reason:
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    Or when in doubt, buy an EBMM Majesty or a V.
     
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    Since you're looking at an SG already, LTD Vipers 400 and 1000 are pretty safe bets as well.
     
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    I second that. I tried a 400series viper and it was an SG done right.
     

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