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Does a 35" scale 5 string passive jazz w/ tight string spacing exist?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by justbark, Mar 17, 2010.


  1. justbark

    justbark Give me all the bacon and eggs you have.

    Aug 20, 2006
    Raleigh, NC
    Just curious if you all know of a 35" scale 5 string passive jazz w/ 16.5 - 17.5mm string spacing exists? I'm sure I could get one built, but I'm curious if there is something similar that I could buy off the shelf.

    The closest I can find would be the Lakland JO5, but it has 19mm spacing. While it is a quality bass, I had a 55-01 and just wasn't comfortable with the wider 19mm spacing.

    The closest I can find is the Carvin XB75 which is kind of jazzy I believe available with the stacked humbuckers or MM style pickups. It looks like it has an active 3 band system. I'd love to find something off the shelf, though.
     
  2. TimothyGroovy

    TimothyGroovy Supporting Member Commercial User

    Aug 3, 2000
    Hong Kong
    Owner: Uni••Sound Endorsing Artist: La Bella Strings, Bergantino Audio Systems
    Can Mike Lull Jazz bass fits your needs?

    35" basses with 18mm spacing, adjustable Hipshot A type bridge
     
  3. BartmanPDX

    BartmanPDX Supporting Member

    Ever tried a Reverend 5L? 35" scale, passive, tight spacing.
     
  4. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    boston, ma
    What's the string spacing on a DJ5? Or for that matter, as JO5?

    Edit - 19mm. Nevermind.
     
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