There seems to be some debate over whether a Danelectro Six String Bass is a bass or a baritone guitar. What do you think? Here's a little background for you regarding short scale basses and baritone guitars: The Dano six string bass has a 30 inch scale length. It has six individually adjustable metal bridge saddles, and bass tuners. There are volume and tone controls for each pickup, and the three-way pickup selector switch. Dano also made a baritone guitar with the same scale length, except it had a single wood bar for the bridge saddles, and guitar tuners that would not accept bass strings. This means that you can use a Dano six string bass as a baritone guitar, but you can't use the baritone as a bass. I know, because I used to own both instruments, but sold the baritone because the bass functions as either instrument if the strings are changed. Just for the record, here are a list of instruments and their scale lengths: Fender Stratocaster: 25 1/2" Fender Jaguar Baritone Guitar: 27" 1961 Fender Bass VI: 30" Fender Mustang Short Scale Bass: 30" 1951 Fender Precision Bass: 34" 1960 Fender "Deluxe Model" Jazz Bass: 34" Gibson Les Paul Guitar: 24 3/4" Gibson Les Paul Studio Baritone Guitar: 28" 1961 Gibson EB-3 Short Scale Bass: 30.5" Rickenbacker 4000 series bass: 33.25" Hofner 500 "Beatle Bass": 30" Modulus Quantum Bass: 35" Jerry Jones baritone Guitar: 28" Steinberger Synapse TranScale guitar: 28 5/8" Warmoth Baritone Conversion Guitar neck: 28 5/8" Danelectro Long Horn bass: 29.75" Danelectro Six String Bass: 30" Danelectro Baritone Guitar: 30" I have capitalized the the words "Short Scale" and "Guitar" in the list above because this is the language that the manufacturers use in their product marketing literature. By looking at the list above, I would say that an instrument with a scale length between 26 and 29 inches is a baritone guitar. An instrument with a scale length between 30 and 32" is a short scale bass. An instrument with a scale length between 32 and 34 inches is a long scale bass, and and instrument with a scale length longer than 34" is an "extra long scale" bass. I have placed the Danelectro Baritone Guitar at the bottom of the list because I consider it an oddity. The "Dano Bari" is actually a short scale bass with skinny strings and a cheap bridge. The only reason people call it a baritone guitar is because that is what Danelectro called it in their marketing literature. Just because someone calls an apple a grape doesn't make it so. Besides... I don't hear anyone calling a Danelectro Long Horn bass a baritone guitar, even though the scale length of the Long Horn is shorter than the scale length of the Six Sting bass.