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What High End 5'rs Have a 1-5/8 or Smaller Nut

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SecretCityGuy, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. SecretCityGuy

    SecretCityGuy

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    I have small hands and like playing 5 string basses, but my area does not stock any of the high end bass that are out there. I am talking from between 2-3K in the new or used department.

    I would like to have one very nice bass. Not interested in anything that has jazz pups at all. I like humbuckers.
  2. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

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    Ibanez necks are thin and narrow, and the Prestige models are super nice.
  3. jlepre

    jlepre Supporting Member

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    EBMM SR5's have 1 6/8" Pretty close. Plus their Humbuckers are 2nd to none.
  4. BeSharp

    BeSharp Supporting Member

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    You didn't specify a price range so I'm not sure if this is too much but my PRS is both humbuckers and a 1.75" nut.
  5. jlepre

    jlepre Supporting Member

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    The OP said 2-3K new
  6. SecretCityGuy

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    BeSharp,

    Are you speaking of the older models or the new ones?
  7. SecretCityGuy

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    I guess that all other brands that are in this range have a wider neck at the nut!
  8. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

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    Carvin 5'ers have 1.75" nut widths. A little wider than your stated limit, but not by much. And a totally custom Carvin will cost a grand less than your specified price range.
  9. SecretCityGuy

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    Well after doing some looking around, I would like to try a Ibby SR5005

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