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Are guitar necks different widths?

The Fender Strat neck has a relatively long scale length. It is 0.75 inches longer than its closest electric guitar rival in terms of popularity, which needless to say is the Gibson Les Paul. The latter’s scale length is 24.75 inches, while the Fender’s is 25.5 inches.

Q. What is the width of a bass guitar neck?

Most guitars will have an average neck width of 1.7 – 2.0 inches and length of 24 – 25.5 inches.

Q. How long is a Fender neck?

The Fender Strat neck has a relatively long scale length. It is 0.75 inches longer than its closest electric guitar rival in terms of popularity, which needless to say is the Gibson Les Paul. The latter’s scale length is 24.75 inches, while the Fender’s is 25.5 inches.

Neck and Nut While most current P Bass and Jazz Bass models feature a modern “C”-shaped neck, generally made of maple, they are distinct in their feel. The Precision Bass neck is meatier at the nut (roughly 43mm) and maintains a pretty consistent thickness along its length.

Q. How do I know what size guitar neck to buy?

A larger neck is better for finger-picking (gives the fingers of the right hand more room) and makes it easier not to mute strings when playing chords. In general, a smaller neck is better for people with smaller hands and thinner fingers and a larger neck is better for people with larger hands and thicker fingers.

Q. What is the width of a fretboard?

Standard neck width is usually either 43mm (1 11/16″) or 44mm (1.73”, more often referred to as 1 ¾”). Nylon-string classical guitar necks are typically much wider at anywhere between 47mm and 51mm (2″), as are many gypsy jazz guitars (which incidentally are steel strung). What is this?

Q. How thick is a bass neck?

The US jazz is approx 20.5mm and the MIM is approx 21.0mm. Hardly noticeable. The difference actually seems to be that the neck profile is a flatter “C” on the 75 and more “D” shaped on the classic 70s.

Q. How long is a bass guitar neck?

34 inches
Long scale basses are the common standard, measuring 34 inches (864 mm) from the nut to the bridge. Due to the longer neck, the player needs to spread his/her fingers further apart to reach wide intervals, which can be difficult for beginners and children.

Q. What is the average width of a guitar neck?

Standard neck width is usually either 43mm (1 11/16″) or 44mm (1.73”, more often referred to as 1 ¾”). Nylon-string classical guitar necks are typically much wider at anywhere between 47mm and 51mm (2″), as are many gypsy jazz guitars (which incidentally are steel strung).

Different types and brands of guitars have different neck widths. Electric guitars usually have a neck width of slightly under 1.7 inches, the acoustic guitar standard is 1.72 inches while the standard classical guitar is 2 inches.

Q. What scale is Fender Jazz Bass?

34″-scale
It also has a medium 32″-scale length (812,8 mm) which plays just like a regular Jazz Bass with a capo at the first fret. The medium scale permits the use of slightly heavier gauge strings while retaining the same “feel” (string tension) as a standard long 34″-scale bass.

Q. How wide is a Jazz bass neck?

While most newly-built P and J basses are equipped with modern ‘C’ shape necks, the Jazz neck tapers off to a slim 38mm nut width.

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