ShortScale basses are same size body with full size?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by withdevil, Nov 18, 2005.

  1. withdevil


    Apr 23, 2005

    I want to ask if the ssb(short scale basses) body size

    are same to the full size scale bodies?

    so we can just change the neck and win??

    please tell me
  2. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001
    The SX short scale bass I bought for my kids has a small / scaled down body. Not just a different neck. I suspect that this is the case with all short scales, but I only have experience with the Essex.
  3. withdevil


    Apr 23, 2005
    how did u know i was looking sx short scales . . .

    how does short scale feels? just incomplete notes??

    sx only have pretty colors with short ones..omgomg
  4. tuBass


    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    With the exception of some short scales that have fewer frets, but they have a full chromatic scale for at least 2 1/2 octaves

    My son has a short scale, and I rather enjoy playing it. A little less stretching to get from fret to fret, but generally a nice change.

    Do you have really small hands? Is the look of the bass what is appealing you?
  5. withdevil


    Apr 23, 2005
    i think im really small compared to amarakans but

    i dont feel uncomfortable with some jazz bass ..