Just Wondering...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sceptical1, Sep 4, 2010.

  1. Sceptical1


    Jun 1, 2010
    Is string spacing wider if you use a p bass neck than if you use a j bass neck?
  2. TGLbass


    Aug 20, 2010
    Yes --at the nut. P bass is wider.
  3. bongomania

    bongomania Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Jazz bass = 1.5" nut
    Most P basses = 1.63" nut (1/8" wider)
    Some 50's-style P basses have a 1.75" nut but they are not super common; and there are a few rare P's with the 1.5" nut.
  4. Sceptical1


    Jun 1, 2010
    Okay, thanks!
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