The term "scale" as used here refers to the length from the nut of the instrument to the bridge (sometimes refers to the nut to 12F), and the difference in the length changes the playability and sound. The differences between FENDER and GIBSON are representative scale lengths. We will show you the typical scales below.
Regular scale: 25 1/2 inches 647.7 mm
Also called FENDER scale when comparing FENDER to GIBSON. Stratocaster and Telecaster etc.
Medium scale: 24 3/4 inches 628.65 mm
Also called GIBSON scale when comparing with FENDER. Les Paul, Flying V, SG etc.
Short scale: 24 inches 609.6 mm
Mustang, Jaguar etc.
※ The Jazz Master is a regular scale!
Extra long scale: 35 inches 889 mm
Also called FENDER Super Long Scale, it is often adopted to gain the tension of low B on a multi-string bass.
Long scale: 34 inches 863.6 mm
Jazz Bass, Precision Bass and more.
Medium scale: 32 inches 812.8 mm
Recently, the variation of introductory models has increased.
Short scale: 30 inches 762 mm
Mustang Base, Bronco Base, etc.
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