What is your girth?

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Re: What is your girth?

Post by Slowy »

Well that was interesting. The neck I assumed was my smallest, wasn't. Obviously you're not going to get any pencil necks from me.

Korinacaster: 1-117 6-126 12-132

Baja Tele: 1-113 6-122 12-131

G&L Legacy: 1-110 6-120 12-132

Black Benny: 1-112 6-119 12-130

Lowden: 1-114 6-125 12-142

I always thought the Lowden had a small neck. :crazy:
"Consider the A note, 440 cycles.
Multiply 440 by 10 to the 23rd power times Planck's constant and what you get is the colour Green."
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Some interesting measurements Slowy. What is a Black Benny? Have I seen it? Can you please re-check the middle measurement?

That Lowden sure is erect at the 12th fret

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Re: What is your girth?

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My Rg550 1st 105mm, 6th 117mm, 12th 126m.

It feels like the thinnest neck I have but it is quite wide. The Axis is a bit narrower so feels a bit chunkier in the hand.

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Not sure about the profile tbh, but my Ash Radian LP is by far the chunkiest neck I've ever had. I have small hands and always got thinner necks to (attempt to) do the thumb-wrapped chords thing. Using this neck now though, it is the most comfortable neck I've ever used. Thumb wrapping is more or less impossible (I can somewhat mute the low E), but the comfort is worth it.

Measurements:

12.3 - 12.7 - 13.0 (revised numbers using paper instead of soft tape measure for consistency)

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Michael wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:15 pm
Not sure about the profile tbh, but my Ash Radian LP is by far the chunkiest neck I've ever had. I have small hands and always got thinner necks to (attempt to) do the thumb-wrapped chords thing. Using this neck now though, it is the most comfortable neck I've ever used. Thumb wrapping is more or less impossible (I can somewhat mute the low E), but the comfort is worth it.

Measurements:

12.3 - 13.1 - 14.0
That is amazing... that the 'chunkiest' electric so far and beats the current neck I am making. I wonder if Adrian was asked to deliver some chunkiness and some?
"Furthermore if its your intention of seriously purchasing I will not deal with sharks,trolls and blatant liars hence the feedback I have putting you off maybe ideal to read again as mentioned 11:33 am, Mon 3 Aug "

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Re: What is your girth?

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Jay wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:27 pm
Michael wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:15 pm
Not sure about the profile tbh, but my Ash Radian LP is by far the chunkiest neck I've ever had. I have small hands and always got thinner necks to (attempt to) do the thumb-wrapped chords thing. Using this neck now though, it is the most comfortable neck I've ever used. Thumb wrapping is more or less impossible (I can somewhat mute the low E), but the comfort is worth it.

Measurements:

12.3 - 13.1 - 14.0
That is amazing... that the 'chunkiest' electric so far and beats the current neck I am making. I wonder if Adrian was asked to deliver some chunkiness and some?
Check my update, haha. A little less impressive.

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Any more chunky neck measurements? Ultra slim ones?

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I tried to do mine before I left for Hanmer but they seemed way too small, think I must be doing it wrong....

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2020 Epiphone LP Special: 1st 114, 6th 125, 12th 135.

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jeremyb wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:50 pm
I tried to do mine before I left for Hanmer but they seemed way too small, think I must be doing it wrong....
Thought you would be an expert measuring girths
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Jay wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:21 pm
jeremyb wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:50 pm
I tried to do mine before I left for Hanmer but they seemed way too small, think I must be doing it wrong....
Thought you would be an expert measuring girths
My first finger and thumb don't touch when i grab my beast.

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Re: What is your girth?

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Jay wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:57 am
What is a Black Benny? Have I seen it? Can you please re-check the middle measurement?
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Oh all right, 120 for the #6 position.
"Consider the A note, 440 cycles.
Multiply 440 by 10 to the 23rd power times Planck's constant and what you get is the colour Green."
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Post by kdawg2a »

I tried it with my blue tele (which is the only guitar I have available right now) and I got what I think is an interesting result. For the record, I love fat necks and especially fat, soft V shaped necks.
The guitar has a Warmoth neck on it, 7.25 radius, soft V, one of 3 I ordered with the same profile. I got;
1st: 112, 6th:122, 12th: 129.
In profile the neck is 1 inch thick from nut to heel.
Not the biggest numbers represented by quite a bit!
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Post by kdawg2a »

Just checked the Father in laws tri-cone resonator and it's, 1st: 125, 6th: 134 and the body meets the neck on the twelfth so it's all heel! It's a big fat C shape and it feels (and sounds) amazing.
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Re: What is your girth?

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Lyle wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:45 pm
The RG550 is out in the mancave, I don't think it would be fair to measure it while it's cold.
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