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First project bass

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Grant22, May 13, 2006.


  1. Grant22

    Grant22 Groovin' the gospel

    Oct 29, 2005
    Winter Garden FL
    I am looking to get a five string neck from usa custom guitars and have no clue as to the width it should be, I have small hands for bass player, I know this is not much to go on, but any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
    Grant
     
  2. g00eY

    g00eY

    Sep 17, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    it looks from your avatar that you have a Carvin 5er. if you like the feel of Carvins (which i do!) then shoot for as close. Carvin 5ers are about 1 3/4" at the nut and about 2 1/2" at the 12th fret. i THINK Carvin necks would be considered a D profile, but hopefully someone else can clarify this. whatever you get, though, it will not feel like a Carvin unless it is.
     

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