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    Default What is your favorite scale length?

    I'm not really sure, but so far it would have to be 25.5"

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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    25 1/2" is too long

    24 3/4" is too short

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    Whatever I have in my hands at the time.
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    24.75 feels best to me all the time. nice, comfy and cosy.

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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    Probably should have made this thread a poll...

    But it's 25.5" for me.
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    i've been playing a short scale guitar for a long time, before i played strat scale guitars.. im going back to that now with my jazzmaster.

    im partial to how the jag plays but not how short the neck feels.

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    Strat/Tele 25.5
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    It really doesn't even matter to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JOLLY View Post
    It really doesn't even matter to me.
    Me either,but I prefer strats and teles and they have the longer scale length..I find I have to watch I don't over extend my blues bends on the shorter scale,unless I increase the string gauges,as I use .010s on every guitar I own.. ;o)
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    25 1/2".
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    I'm not a fan of the 24.75'' Gibson thing. PRS' 25'' thing fits me pretty well.
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    I played a PRS SE today and really liked the overall feel and scale length. A little more of that nonsense could suck me right in.

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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    25.5" all the way

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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    25 a la PRS and Carvin.
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    My fingers like the 25" on my PRS but my ears prefer the 25" on my EBMM.
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    25" I like the scale on my PRS guitars.



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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    I guess 25 feels best but there's nothing like the low strings on a Strat or Tele. I haven't played Gibson scale for any significant time in well over a decade. I like the high strings on a Gibby but the lows seem a bit floppy. I imagine if I were going to try and rock a Gibby I'd try something like 10/13/17/28/38/49 to firm up the bottom.

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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    34" but 30.5" on some songs lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bass_Medic_05 View Post
    34" but 30.5" on some songs lol!
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    Default Re: What is your favorite scale length?

    I like 24.75" the best. But I have been playing my Tele more often, lately.
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