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Thinnest profile bass necks?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by N.F.A., Dec 12, 2012.

  1. N.F.A.


    Jun 25, 2009
    In a blue funk
    Which basses have the thinnest necks in your experience?
  2. Ibanez are the smallest I remember. Narrow spaceing and thin necks.
  3. troy mcclure

    troy mcclure Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2007
    Central Florida
    fender jazz necks
  4. So far the thinnest I've ever played was a Nordy vJ4 (slimmer then a Fender Jazz).
  5. N.F.A.


    Jun 25, 2009
    In a blue funk
    Cool beans! Keep 'em coming. Looking to buy a thin necked "shredder" next time I buy a bass.
  6. kellyrojo


    Feb 16, 2011
    South Carolina
    peavey foundation---toooo thin
  7. N.F.A.


    Jun 25, 2009
    In a blue funk
    Do you recommend any particular model of theirs?
  8. Some of the Ibanez Sound Gears are crazy thin too....
  9. N.F.A.


    Jun 25, 2009
    In a blue funk
    Forgot about that one. I had one and you're right... Ultra thin necks!
  10. N.F.A.


    Jun 25, 2009
    In a blue funk
    Are soundgears standard size or short scale? Off to go check..
  11. Teacher


    May 3, 2012
    SG necks are also very thin.
  12. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    Fender Geddy Lee is pretty thin
  13. Gotta be the 4 string Ibanez SR range. Smaller in the hand than any Jazz bass neck I have had. Quality basses as well. Any model from the SR300 up.
  14. Ibanez basses are very consitant, nice basses. The question is how much do YOU want to spend and how many strings.

    Definatly get a bass that has either the Bartolini or Nordstand pickups. You won't regret it.
  15. Ibanez uses a standard scale length unless you get the cheapy 1/2 size bass.
  16. An Ibby SR's neck is about the same nut width of a Fender J, but is a bit thinner (front to back) at 19.5mm. Also - I had a Luna Andromeda that was nearly the same as the SR.
  17. godblender

    godblender Banned Supporting Member

    Mar 11, 2009
    I agree with this.
  18. yodedude2

    yodedude2 Supporting Member

    another vote for peavey foundation here
  19. Strangely enough I owned two SR 500`s and a SR 700, both with the Bart`s and I prefer the pickups/active circut on the 2012 model SR300 that I own. However I would love to get my hands on the SR 1200 with the Norstrands.
  20. old Hagstrom basses