Short Scale Strat?

Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by Lewbypls, May 5, 2020.

  1. Lewbypls

    Lewbypls Strat-O-Master

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    I know that some companies make conversion necks and some make actual whole guitars but they all tend to be 24.75
     
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    22.5?

    Just like a Peavey T15. :D
     
  3. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    The Squier Mini is 22.75", this one is 19" :)
     
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    Dreamdancer Senior Stratmaster

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    Its one of those things that you wont know till you try it...just like how many people prefer squiers cause they are on the slim and narrow side of things(and some others hate them for the very same reason) maybe the shorter scale not only offers better playability for you but also darkens things just a bit that you actually prefer the tone.....it would definitely wont be brighter though cause things move closer to the 12th fret and not away from it....

    Maybe its a valid solution for someone who loves the overall strat sound but has smaller hands or hands with some chronic pains....like its been said....you can get a mini squier, wire a set of quality single coils in there and see if the sound changes drastically....it definitely wont break the bank;).
     
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    So a bit shorter than a Rick 325.
     
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    archetype Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    I had a '57 Musicmaster with a 22.5" scale. THAT was short.
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    It's 1/2 size, tuned to A. My grandson is growing out of it now though, I'll have to play it myself. :p
     
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    Well...you're used to a mando...:D
     
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    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    I totally want to buy one of these.
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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  11. fender52

    fender52 Strat-Talk Member

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    My Japan Squier is short scale. 1986.
     
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    Martin G New Member!

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    I have a japanese short scale ( 24" ) strat from around 91 or 92. The neck is incredible. It originally had one volume and one tone and a bridge with posts.
    In order to add the second tone I had to make a new pickguard because the original was different dimensions than a standard strat. Same with the bridge nothing standard fit.
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    Tom Anderson makes a short scale strat.