Learn more. 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. Most bass guitars are long-scale instruments. Also if the guitar has a floyd type bridge, the string tension can slightly change depending depending on the angle of the floyd. 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 His standard fanning is not too extreme. I never played a baritone but a well setuped guitar should be comfortable no matter the neck scale. Pro Series Signature Rob Caggiano Shadowcaster . Flamed Maple Guitar Neck 25.5” Scale Strat w/ RW Fretboard for Project 52. According to the Gretsch homepage, some Tennessee Rose guitars have the 24.6" scale. I did notice most 24.75 players prefer 0.10 strings while 0.9 strings are common with 25.5. 25.5 is the most common scale for acoustics. $1,000 + $50 Shipping. For example, for a medium set, for low C you would want .036″ instead of .034″. 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. FEATURED PRODUCT. The Major guitar scale has a upbeat happy sound to it. Ohufoundit2 (Oh You Found It Too) thanks you for checking out this item. Watch. the 25" scale length was one of the key innovations specified by Johnny Smith for the Gibson Johnny Smith model. It all changes when you change the underlying chords and rhythm. For example, Stratocaster and Telecaster scale length is the standard 25.5-inch length as you can see in the picture below. Reverb Protection has you covered. CELEBRITY COLLECTION BLACK CE44-5 $499.99 more info *Prices … I have a number of 25.5 scale guitars that are a dream to play, but this 25.5 Epiphone sure isn't. Scale 1. Jul 22, 2011 #14. I have a few 25.5 scale guitars that I … 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. Full-length ‘long scale’ guitars measure 25.5″; in contrast, a small scale guitar neck measures from 22 inches to 24 ¾â€. KevinB Doctor of Teleocity. Messages: 170 Likes Received: 2. Morningstarglassguitars@gmail.com Morningstar Glass Guitars is owned and operated by Alex Morningstar in Gainesville Florida. 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. In fact, Fender itself defined the long-scale bass guitar when it introduced the profoundly influential Precision Bass® in 1951. The Major scale is used as the basic starting point for many scales and modes. For a “medium” set, add .002″ to the wound string sizes and .001″ to the unwound string sizes. USA Signature Rob Caggiano Shadowcaster. Pro Series King V™ KV Two-Face. Joined: Sep 6, 2004 Location: Dallas, Texas. … Major Guitar Scale. Available in 25.5" & 25" scale, use the product filter to quickly view selections. 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. Gibson manufactured this edition from 1962 through 1968. Nylon-string and classical guitars have different categories of long and short scale, most are longer than 25.5 inches. It is used in quite a few types of music including: Rock Country and a few other style. I honestly dont feel the difference in scale. My guess, and it's just a guess, is that a "mild" fan like you're saying wouldn't be of much tonal benefit. What about the White Penguin? Selecting your instrument also calculates the bridge position for proper intonation. Age: 69 Posts: 14,323. most top archtop luthiers use it now (as well as the 17" lower bout, 3" body depth, and floating pickup). I ordered 2 dozen of these for custom builds and have 4 left over that I havent used in 2 years. Ovation Exists to Create Innovative Instruments that Inspire Musicians to Change the World… Note by Note. Fender does have short-scale models – namely the Jaguar, Mustang, and Duo-Sonic (which we review below) – which are all 24″. Excellent. We designed "Anygig" to keep the scale length of a general guitar. From 1966 – 1968, the natural finish B-25-N ¾ was also available. OVATION. E Harmonic Minor (Open Position) The E harmonic minor scale is used often in classical, jazz and metal music, as it can spice up your solos. 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. Oddly enough the short scale 24" Fenders (eg: Mustang & Duo Sonic) still sound very Fender like. Be sure to check out our guitar bridges that can also help with your build. It is a dog to play. (25.5" Scale Length) (Bolt on neck for Stratocaster, Jazzmaster, and Telecaster guitars) Learn More. Jul 22, 2011 #13. Have Questions? 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. Ironically?, the Guild/Benedetto Johnny Smith had a 25 and 9/16th inch scale. Home Guitars - D-Scale. Examples of long scale parlor guitars that have almost the same scale length as regular sized acoustics include the Takamine P3NY, Cort L1200P and Fender Ron Emory Loyalty, both having 25.3" scale length. 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. Pro Series Dinky™ DK2P. Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm) Number of Strings: 6; Clear all Filters; Home; Current: Guitars Find a Dealer . Posts: 10,012. Pro Series Signature Corey Beaulieu King V™ KV6Q. Morningstar Glass Guitars©. To make a smaller design, some portable guitars use a shorter scale than general guitars, which gives weak string tension and unstable tuning. even PRS guitars uses the 25" scale. FEATURED PRODUCT. The Breedlove Premier Rosewood Parlor is slightly longer with a PRS-like scale length of 25." 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. Does the Black Falcon have that scale too? With a mere 25-inch scale length, the same as a PRS guitar, this is one very compact and lightweight bass. Scale length can have a significant effect on playability. The White Falcon and Country Club for definite sure have the 25.5" scale. Add to Cart. Buy With Confidence. It took me quite a while to adapt the muscle memory to accommodate a change in scale. To me 24 3/4 is better for rhythm playing and 25.5 is better for lead playing. FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS IN THE USA! Multiple Colors. Make an Offer. I play rhythm guitar in my band and I prefer playing short scale for that. Pro Series Dinky™ DK Modern Ash HT6. Pro Series Signature Gus G. San Dimas® Pro Series Signature Gus G. … Our round-up of the best acoustic guitars applies to beginner, intermediate and pro acoustic guitarists alike, and spans a range of budgets too. This is the most common shorter scale guitar length. An acoustic guitar is a stringed instrument with frets that produces sound from vibrating strings that echo through the hollow chamber that is the guitar’s body. Thank you! I own nothing but 25.5" scale guitars but ive played a C7 a couple of times before. Please note, the fret calculator will not convert scale lengths, you can use our measurement converter to convert your scale length. Pro Series Dinky™ DK Modern Ash FR6. The short scale editions were marketed as "student" guitars. For additional shipping information click HERE. Commonly used short scales are 25, 24.9, 24.75, and 24.625 inches. Shipped From. Patrick's Gear Bazaar. Select based on if you entered a scale length of inches or millimeters. 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