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Short Scale

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by paradog, Dec 29, 2011.


  1. paradog

    paradog

    Dec 25, 2011
    Central NJ
    is there such an animal as a 5 string short scale bass? Who makes one?
     
  2. Avalon

    Avalon

    Feb 28, 2009
    I think that this is primarily boutique builder territory. Landing and Stambaugh are known for these. A fellow also had a six-string shorty from a luthier going by "Watson", but I'm sure that any of the custom builders would prolly do it.

    Though, come to think of it, within the last few weeks someone claimed to have purchased a used LTD shorty 5. He never confirmed the actual scale length though.
     
  3. jmceachern36

    jmceachern36 Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2005
    Cambridge MA
    I've got a Birdsong 5 string. See avatar. Selling it actually. Not because I don't like it. Just having back and shoulder issues. It's one of the best basses I've owned.
     
  4. GBassNorth

    GBassNorth

    Dec 23, 2006
    SoCal

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