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List Rules Vote on the best electric guitar brand only, not acoustic.

List of electric guitar brands that include the most reliable models available. Electric guitar brands include those from major manufacturers of musical instruments, including Yamaha, Gretsch, Gibson and more. This list answers the question, 'What are the best electric guitar brands?' Users looking for a new guitar will want to research a variety of different brands to find the one that best suits their needs, based on function and features.

Electric guitars vary by type. Some are designed for beginners, while others are customized for professional guitar players. Most of the major electric guitar brands are available in a variety of different styles, each designed to best suit a customers' specific playing needs. The most popular electric guitars have great rock sounds and the best bodies. On electric guitars, strings affect the sounds too. Ease and sound are certainly big factors to consider when choosing a new electric guitar.

What is the best electric guitar brand? That's subjective, and often based on a consumer's past experiences with a specific brand. This list includes a vast majority of the most recognizable electric guitar brand names that are currently on the market. This list includes those electric guitar brands that consumers might wish to learn more about.
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Fender Musical Instruments Cor... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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172 75
Gibson Guitar Corporation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

3
101 67
PRS Guitars is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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102 69
Ibanez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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72 46
Gretsch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Gretsch Manufacturing, Musical instrument

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65 43
Epiphone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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68 47
Jackson Guitars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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80 59
ESP Guitars is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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59 48
Rickenbacker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Rickenbacker Manufacturing

10
56 46
Schecter Guitar Research is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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33 37
Music Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Dismalhead added Music Man Manufacturing

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36 48
Dean Guitars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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24 33
Charvel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Dismalhead added Charvel

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4 6
G&L Musical Instruments is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Christian Shewcraft added G&L Musical Instruments

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32 46
B.C. Rich is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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25 40
Carvin Corporation is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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26 42
Washburn Guitars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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1 6
Vorson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Diego Hernandez added Vorson

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23 40
Godin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands

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15 36
Hamer Guitars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Dismalhead added Hamer USA

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15 42
Vox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands
Vox

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5 57
Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Electric Guitar Brands