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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bassdude15, Jan 18, 2014.


  1. 1.75" nut/7.25" radius

    11.5%
  2. 1.75'' nut/9.5" radius

    3.3%
  3. 1.5" nut/7.25" radius

    41.0%
  4. 1.65" nut/12'' radius

    11.5%
  5. 1.625" nut/9.5" radius

    13.1%
  6. Other (please specify)

    19.7%
  1. Bassdude15

    Bassdude15

    Feb 26, 2013
    Nashville
  2. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist Bassist of The Mersey Beat Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Whatever the hell an Ibanez SR neck is...that's what I love :)
     
  3. Jepus

    Jepus

    Apr 1, 2004
    Edinburgh
    1.5" nut and either 9.5" or 12" radius.
     
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  5. mjmeche

    mjmeche Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2007
    1.5 for 4 string, 1.75 for 5 string! Anything wider than that and I have trouble.
     
  6. +1

    The SR4 (38mm nut), SR5 (45mm nut), and SR6 (54mm nut). They all have a very nice thin, and somewhat flattened backside; 19.5mm thick at the nut.
    Perfection! ;)
     
  7. everyones hands are different. for me I like different shape necks depending on how many strings the bass has. the more strings the thinner I like the neck to be. so its like.

    C for 4 and 5 strings
    ( for 7 string
     
  8. rupture

    rupture

    Jan 27, 2012
    Thin nut thick neck, flat board
     
  9. I'm fine with almost everything. No hard V cuts and NO neck dive.
     
  10. Neck profile is not nut width and radius, it's the thickness and shape of the neck back.
     
  11. Bassdude15

    Bassdude15

    Feb 26, 2013
    Nashville
    Thats only part of it, and because I can't remember which letters to use(different for each company) I decided to use common measurements I DID know:).
     
  12. Bassdude15

    Bassdude15

    Feb 26, 2013
    Nashville
    I generally like moderately thick nuts (1.6-1.7"), thin, flat backs, and a small (preferably 7.25") fretboard radius.