Peavey Dynabass neck

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lastminute, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. lastminute


    Dec 25, 2007
    Can anybody describe to me the neck on the Peavey Dynabass? Width at the nut? Thickness front-to-back?
  2. unity bass

    unity bass

    Dec 15, 2003
    Modesto, Ca.
    Mine is the Unity series so...

    Start with a j-bass and flatten the neck. (thin front to back). I'm sure it's 1.5" at the nut. It might be a 32nd wider but I doubt it. It's wide enough as you move up the neck so that the G doesn't roll off the side. If you're looking for actual dimensions, let me know. I'll measure tomorrow. It's the most comfortable neck I've ever touched. Peavey Dynabass is a great bass. I highly recommend; especially if the price is right. Do you have a line on one you might snag?

  3. lastminute


    Dec 25, 2007
    Maybe, but I'm not too sure. I was hoping it would more a traditional Jazz neck---if it were too thin from front to back, my hand might cramp up.
  4. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    My Dyna Bass had a neck like this:

  5. lastminute


    Dec 25, 2007
    Since I can't exactly try out the bass for its neck (Im looking online), are there any basses with extremely similar necks I could play to test out?
  6. Hiya,

    I have a bunch of Jazz's and a Dyna Unity. My Dyna is made from Koa with Purpleheart stringers in the neck. I would say they are very close in feel but I prefer the Dyna neck. It's a little flatter on the backside than my Jazz's and I prefer that style. (It's not flat on the back like my Lane Poor Minima, just a little bit squished version of the modern C shape) The nut width is just about the same as a Jazz, gotta be within a 1/16th but I have never measured, just feels the same.

    I will say one big difference is the fret work, nut and fingerboard quality and workmanship on the Dyna Unity, all 3 are way better than any Fender Jazz I have tired other than a US custom shop '62 my buddy got last year. Even my Peavey Fury, which was the "entry level price point" bass for Peavey for a lot of years has better overall neck workmanship than most recent Fenders I have tried.