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Thinnest profile bass necks?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by N.F.A., Dec 12, 2012.

  1. N.F.A.

    N.F.A. Supporting Member

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    Which basses have the thinnest necks in your experience?
  2. Got2SadowskyNYC

    Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Ibanez are the smallest I remember. Narrow spaceing and thin necks.
  3. troy mcclure

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    fender jazz necks
  4. Modern Growl

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    So far the thinnest I've ever played was a Nordy vJ4 (slimmer then a Fender Jazz).
  5. N.F.A.

    N.F.A. Supporting Member

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    Cool beans! Keep 'em coming. Looking to buy a thin necked "shredder" next time I buy a bass.
  6. kellyrojo

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    peavey foundation---toooo thin
  7. N.F.A.

    N.F.A. Supporting Member

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    Do you recommend any particular model of theirs?
  8. Modern Growl

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    Some of the Ibanez Sound Gears are crazy thin too....
  9. N.F.A.

    N.F.A. Supporting Member

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    Forgot about that one. I had one and you're right... Ultra thin necks!
  10. N.F.A.

    N.F.A. Supporting Member

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    Are soundgears standard size or short scale? Off to go check..
  11. Teacher

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    SG necks are also very thin.
  12. bassgod0dmw

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    Fender Geddy Lee is pretty thin
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    Gotta be the 4 string Ibanez SR range. Smaller in the hand than any Jazz bass neck I have had. Quality basses as well. Any model from the SR300 up.
  14. Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Ibanez basses are very consitant, nice basses. The question is how much do YOU want to spend and how many strings.

    Definatly get a bass that has either the Bartolini or Nordstand pickups. You won't regret it.
  15. Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Ibanez uses a standard scale length unless you get the cheapy 1/2 size bass.
  16. Solarmist

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    An Ibby SR's neck is about the same nut width of a Fender J, but is a bit thinner (front to back) at 19.5mm. Also - I had a Luna Andromeda that was nearly the same as the SR.
  17. godblender

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    I agree with this.
  18. yodedude2

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    another vote for peavey foundation here
  19. eccles77

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    Strangely enough I owned two SR 500`s and a SR 700, both with the Bart`s and I prefer the pickups/active circut on the 2012 model SR300 that I own. However I would love to get my hands on the SR 1200 with the Norstrands.
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    old Hagstrom basses

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