Posts: 10,012. Reverb Protection has you covered. Also if the guitar has a floyd type bridge, the string tension can slightly change depending depending on the angle of the floyd. I own nothing but 25.5" scale guitars but ive played a C7 a couple of times before. To make a smaller design, some portable guitars use a shorter scale than general guitars, which gives weak string tension and unstable tuning. OVATION. Line6 Shuriken Variax SR250 Modeling Guitar 25.5" Scale Wood Finish 2010s GreenBlack. They are fairly notorious for inconsistencies on those online stats, so who knows. Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm) Number of Strings: 6; Clear all Filters; Home; Current: Guitars Find a Dealer . $1,000 + $50 Shipping. FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS IN THE USA! For additional shipping information click HERE. The Major guitar scale has a upbeat happy sound to it. For example, Stratocaster and Telecaster scale length is the standard 25.5-inch length as you can see in the picture below. Big Burly, Dec 2, 2009 #2. USA Signature Gus G. San Dimas® USA Signature Gus G. Star. This seller is open to offers. USA Signature Rob Caggiano Shadowcaster. Longer scale lengths (greater than 25" in guitars and 34" basses) usually give more note definition and increased sustain. What about the White Penguin? However, to determine the scale of a guitar, you can’t just measure from nut to saddle, since the bridge saddle positions are moved or compensated away from the theoretical scale point to correct intonation. To me 24 3/4 is better for rhythm playing and 25.5 is better for lead playing. A general guitar has a 25.5 inch scale length (Bass 34 inch scale) and it gives a great tension on the strings and very stable tuning. Full-length ‘long scale’ guitars measure 25.5″; in contrast, a small scale guitar neck measures from 22 inches to 24 ¾â€. even PRS guitars uses the 25" scale. Home Guitars - D-Scale. Just switching the notes around gives it another sound and feel. I have a few 25.5 scale guitars that I … Ohufoundit2 (Oh You Found It Too) thanks you for checking out this item. Excellent. The scale length of an instrument is the distance from the nut to the bridge.Scale lengths vary depending on overall size of the instrument: mandolins have a short scale length around 14″, guitars vary but on average are around 25″, and larger instruments like basses have even longer scale lengths. His standard fanning is not too extreme. Big Burly, Dec 2, 2009. The Breedlove Premier Rosewood Parlor is slightly longer with a PRS-like scale length of 25." Pro Series King V™ KV Two-Face. Joined: Jan 15, 2010 Location: Multidimentional Multiverse. Baritones offer a 27” scale, making them longer than the typical 24.75” to 25.5” guitar, and can maintain lower tunings while still giving you the good feel of proper string tension and the sound of correct intonation up and down the neck. I never played a baritone but a well setuped guitar should be comfortable no matter the neck scale. According to the Gretsch homepage, some Tennessee Rose guitars have the 24.6" scale. Call us at 813-693-1029 or Email us at support@mgbguitars.com. Obviously aimed at a much younger player who can't yet handle the full 34-inch scale of most basses, or simply any of us who fancy trying something a little different, the Classic 25 is clearly inspired by the good ol' Hofner Violin bass. Joe-Bob Doctor of Teleocity. Gibson produced a "short scale" version of the B-25, the B-25 ¾, with the same features as the standard B-25 but with a ¾ size body and a different sunburst finish. Selecting your instrument also calculates the bridge position for proper intonation. Jul 22, 2011 #13. Watch Darrell Braun's review of one of my necks. Gibson manufactured this edition from 1962 through 1968. I have an "extended range (XR)" Novax guitar, and the scale length is 25-27", which is actually quite comfortable, and great sounding! Our round-up of the best acoustic guitars applies to beginner, intermediate and pro acoustic guitarists alike, and spans a range of budgets too. Multiple Colors. It took me quite a while to adapt the muscle memory to accommodate a change in scale. I have a number of 25.5 scale guitars that are a dream to play, but this 25.5 Epiphone sure isn't. We provide a safe community for finding the gear you want. In fact, Fender itself defined the long-scale bass guitar when it introduced the profoundly influential Precision Bass® in 1951. (25.5" Scale Length) (Bolt on neck for Stratocaster, Jazzmaster, and Telecaster guitars) Learn More. Pro Series Signature Rob Caggiano Shadowcaster . Age: 69 Posts: 14,323. Shipped From. Multiple Colors. Among acoustic guitars, the most common scales are clustered around 25.4–25.5 inches and 24.75 inches. Multiple Colors. Scale length can have a significant effect on playability. The scale of a guitar refers to the distance between the bridge an the nut. This list does not include every single guitar ever made with 24.75" to 24" but lists enough to give a good idea of what's out there. Tritono SS.org Regular. I did notice most 24.75 players prefer 0.10 strings while 0.9 strings are common with 25.5. Joined: Sep 6, 2004 Location: Dallas, Texas. Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm) Number of Strings: 6; Clear all Filters; Home; Current: Guitars Find a Dealer . For example, for a medium set, for low C you would want .036″ instead of .034″. Ohufoundit2 is celebrating 21 years and over 16,000 satisfied customers and appreciates your business. Shorter scale lengths (less than 25" in guitars and 32" in basses) usually give a warmer tone and provide for easier playing, especially when string bending. … I think it would be much more noticeable if it was a 27" or above Metalus, Jan 15, 2010 #2. Some guitar designs, such as that of the Cort KX500MS and Jackson’s X Series SLAT7, use multi-scale formats, where the high E string has a regular 25.5” scale and the low B string, where you want it to be tighter, has a longer 27” scale. Our top pick for the best acoustic guitar right now is the Martin D-28 Reimagined, closely followed by the Taylor Builder's Edition V-Class K14CE Ironically?, the Guild/Benedetto Johnny Smith had a 25 and 9/16th inch scale. Morningstarglassguitars@gmail.com Morningstar Glass Guitars is owned and operated by Alex Morningstar in Gainesville Florida. Does the Black Falcon have that scale too? Ovation Exists to Create Innovative Instruments that Inspire Musicians to Change the World… Note by Note. Unlike electric guitars, acoustic guitars don’t have to be plugged in to an amplifier to be played loudly enough to be heard in a room. I play rhythm guitar in my band and I prefer playing short scale for that. Pro Series Signature Gus G. San Dimas® Pro Series Signature Gus G. … 2020. Pro Series Signature Corey Beaulieu King V™ KV6Q. Please note, the fret calculator will not convert scale lengths, you can use our measurement converter to convert your scale length. the 25" scale length was one of the key innovations specified by Johnny Smith for the Gibson Johnny Smith model. The steel-string acoustic guitar typically has a scale slightly shorter than the classical instrument, the most common scales ranging between short scale (24 inches (610 mm)) and long scale (25.5 inches (650 mm)). Pro Series Dinky™ DK Modern Ash HT6. It all changes when you change the underlying chords and rhythm. As Rabs said, the 25.5 scale has a higher tension, and (all other things being equal) more brightness & IMO, definition also. With a mere 25-inch scale length, the same as a PRS guitar, this is one very compact and lightweight bass. Oddly enough the short scale 24" Fenders (eg: Mustang & Duo Sonic) still sound very Fender like. The Major scale is used as the basic starting point for many scales and modes. Make an Offer. Select based on if you entered a scale length of inches or millimeters. Learn more. Typically 19, 21, 22, or 24 What is scale length? Home / Guitars / 25.6" Scale Length / Page 1 of 1 Guitars Acoustic Flattop Guitars Archtop Baritone Guitars Bass Guitars Brazilian Rosewood Classical Nylon / String Dreadnought Guitars Electric Guitars Gypsy Jazz Left-Handed Guitars On Hold Parlor Guitars 12 String Guitars Resonators Sold Specials Stolen Guitars Have Questions? CELEBRITY COLLECTION BLACK CE44-5 $499.99 more info *Prices … We designed "Anygig" to keep the scale length of a general guitar. Be sure to check out our guitar bridges that can also help with your build. The short scale editions were marketed as "student" guitars. Pro Series Dinky™ DK2P. This is a list of electric guitars that have a scale length of 24.75 inches, and I'm also including other brands and models all the way down to the 24 inch scale. The White Falcon and Country Club for definite sure have the 25.5" scale. Available in 25.5" & 25" scale, use the product filter to quickly view selections. Pro Series Dinky™ DK Modern Ash FR6. For a “medium” set, add .002″ to the wound string sizes and .001″ to the unwound string sizes. 25.5 is the most common scale for acoustics. I honestly dont feel the difference in scale. Morningstar Glass Guitars©. Nylon-string and classical guitars have different categories of long and short scale, most are longer than 25.5 inches. A scale length of 25.4 inches, 25.5 inches, or longer is considered long for steel-string acoustic guitars; anything less is considered short. Add to Cart. most top archtop luthiers use it now (as well as the 17" lower bout, 3" body depth, and floating pickup). My guess, and it's just a guess, is that a "mild" fan like you're saying wouldn't be of much tonal benefit. As low as $47/month with. This is the most common shorter scale guitar length. Could be because of years of an LP being my main and only axe. For instance, take two identical electric guitar bodies, one fitted with a 25 1/2″, and the other with a 24 3/4″ scale neck. Buy With Confidence. FEATURED PRODUCT. Pro Series Dinky™ DK2 . The string gauges shown below are for a “light” string set. It is a dog to play. Flamed Maple Guitar Neck 25.5” Scale Strat w/ RW Fretboard for Project 52. Lee Erickson Country … I ordered 2 dozen of these for custom builds and have 4 left over that I havent used in 2 years. Pro Series Dinky™ DK2M . Messages: 170 Likes Received: 2. CELEBRITY COLLECTION BLACK TEXTURED CE44-5 $499.99 more info *Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. Commonly used short scales are 25, 24.9, 24.75, and 24.625 inches. 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