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Jim Tailor Guitar scale length (5) RE: Guitar scale length 08 Feb 05


I have one of each scale length and have never noticed a difference in "stability" if by that you mean staying in tune.

A case can be made that a shorter scale length may have a bit more "wobble" in a fretted string, as it would be ever-so-slightly easier to bend than a long-scale guitar (string guage being equal). If that were the case, it might sound less in tune, but I doubt it.


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