It’s hard to predict since these necks are currently being attached to all sorts of bodies. Thanks for looking, and if you want, feel free to post a pic or two of custom builders using your necks. Your necks are great for the money. Ideal for replacement and upgrade the nut on your 6 string electric guitar. – Pickups: Seymour Duncan – – – – SSL-1 Vintage Players who prefer the same average string spacing as a six-string guitar should look for seven-string guitars with nut widths around 47 to 48mm. I do not appear in them since this was a solo effort. Paul Brzozowski The player's picking style is the dominant factor in nut length choice. With my new guitar and the 2″ Big Lou neck, I can now play regular chords including “C” with no problem. Hi, Lou. Body is mostly purpleheart on the front with redheart accent stripe, and wild cherry on the back with a purpleheart stripe with flame maple accents on both stripes. However, if youâre using lower tunings you may prefer to opt for even wider nuts that measure 49 to 51mm to provide the lowest bass strings more room to vibrate freely and make it â¦ Eastman AC630CE is a Jumbo guitar with 1 7/8â³ (1.875â³ or 47mm) wide neck, solid englemann spruce top and maple flame back and sides, 25â4â³ scale length. I have recommended your company to everyone who comments on this guitar, it is different enough looking to draw attention. â¦ The fretboards will vary from maple, to rosewood or African blackwood. – Bridge saddles: Graphtech Guitar Nut Size: Length x Thickness x Height: 43*6*8.5mm(1.69*0.23*0.33inches); E to E String Spacing: 35.5mm(1.39inches). Louis: (Murphy’s Law.) Common neck width are as follows: 2.0" (51 mm) - Classical or nylon string guitars. The wide neck on the Big Lou electric guitar is much easier for a beginner to play. The tone of this guitar is pure muscle. Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by BigDaddyLH, Sep 4, 2009. The 2 1/8″ features 9.27mm string spacing. Arrives before Christmas. It didn’t have a bridge, so I had to add one; but it’s a 2-post type with post spacing of 59.5 or 60 mm, and I couldn’t find one that would fit without modification, so I gritted my teeth and got a 6-screw one instead. Michiel put a 2″ wide Big Lou neck on his left handed strat body. An amazing journey, Jon Singer, Lynbrook NY I strung it up with 11’s and gave it a try. I'm thinking about some options for a custom Tele, and right now I'm waffling between a nut width of 1 3/4" and 1 7/8". I know I didn’t send the pics of the headstock rebuild, but I thought you might like to see the first Tsunami Guitar built with one of your necks. A lot of Seagull guitars have a 1.8â³ (45.7mm) nut width. “before” and “after” shot of a Hofner travel guitar with the Big Lou maple on maple neck. He’s only almost correct, but I have to admit that I like it. There are really threemain things we needto measure. Your necks are very good quality materials and, for the most part, workmanship…all the issues I had were resolvable and produced an outstanding instrument that I could only dream of for many years. Iâm very glad that I found your website! Now remind me who runs around crying when they break a nail! I didnât count such guitars as wide nut guitars. Of course, I had to add an electric guitar to the lost. 1-7/8" (48mm) This would be the Grand Daddy of Nut Widths. I left the treble-side E string alone, but moved all the other strings towards it. DISENS 6 String Electric Guitar Nut Slotted Bone Nuts Flat Bottom for Guitar Replacement Parts Accessories (43x6x8.5mm) 4.5 out of 5 stars 98. ), I think it nicely fits a niche in my collection that had been missingâan easy fingerstyle electric. They will be full sized bodies, however. And bonus, since I didnât have to modify the body (only a bit of sanding on both sides of the Big Lou to make it fit) I can revert to original if necessary. Other brands use the 1.625" nut width - EBMM uses it on all their guitars except the various John Petrucci models, and that used to be G&L's "standard" nut width (in mid-2015 G&L added a neck that is basically a Fender Modern C as used on American Standards, American Specials and the current American Performers) but you can still get necks with the 1.625" nut width â¦ And, 1 ¾ inches another normal width that is preferred by some fingerstyle players. Our number 1 selling black color, truly beautiful!!! Triple Duncan style four wire buckers in a 14K, 10K, 14K setup, series/parallel switches, Baldwin American made low resistance (125K) pots, retro bakelite knobs, Wilkinson 18:1 self locking tuners. Attached are before & after pics of a $30 garage sale 2002 Affinity Squier Strat I remade with a Big Lou 1-7/8″ neck. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. If you want to accommodate some extra string pairs, the neck width on thoâ¦ The only original part on the finished project is the body. Cleveland, TN, Well Lou, here we go, the feedback you requested. Thank you Perry Powers (Hopewell VA) for those nice pictures. In my first post I told of how I love my 1114; but I would like to have another guitar â¦ For example, American guitar maker Taylor shows the width of its âcrossoverâ wide neck guitars (see below) at 1 7/8â³ (1.875â³) or 47.6mm. Good for ages 9-12. Hi, Louis. Please measure the dimension of your guitar nut carefully before your order it; Package Included: 1pcs 6 string bone guitar nut Win a Broadcaster or one of 3 Teles! But for making music it is now considered among my favorites. If I had the money, I’d REALLY LOVE to try out your Roadster instead…even though it only has a 1 7/8″ nut (1/8” split between 5 string spaces is VERY minimal). Joined: August 2005 Posts: 18 Location: Oregon: Hi I would like to take advantage of those who know so much more about Ovation guitars than I do and ask: Is there an older Ovation acoustic/electric model that joins at the 14th fret, and has the 1 7/8 inch nut width? I donât think they do any jumbos though. Your email address will not be published. Personally, I don't like the over-hang on their fretboards (which is necessary because the necks fit in a â¦ (You must log in or sign up to reply here. I will be converting a Tele soon so you should hear from me again. 1. This wide neck allows for a full 8 mm between the strings. Need a custom? Width at Nut ... New SC-13E Acoustic-Electric Guitar Dealer. Getting adjusted to playing it was a non-issue. The wide neck on the Big Lou electric guitar measures 1 7/8â³ wide. Hope this helps…you owe me one. It has a great sound that has mellowed nicely over the past 18 years and features a solid Spruce top, solid Mahogany back & sides, Ebony bridge/fingerboard, abalone soundhole rosette & Grover tuners. Telesavant, who was the mad scientist ,gene splicing builder of your totally twisted Tele madness? To me, since the strings of an electric guitar are usually thinner than a classical, 1-7/8" is the perfect width for me. Home / Guitars / 1 7/8" Nut Width / Page 1 of 1 Guitars Acoustic Flattop Guitars Archtop Baritone Guitars Bass Guitars Brazilian Rosewood Classical Nylon / String Dreadnought Guitars Electric Guitars Gypsy Jazz Left-Handed Guitars On Hold Parlor Guitars 12 String Guitars Resonators Sold Specials Stolen Guitars Ibanez Collectors World Hollow Semi-hollow. This thing was probably an Epiphone S-310. I went to a thrift store where I had recently seen a large bin of used tools, to get a chisel; but of course the bin was gone. The (original) neck was in horrendous condition, but of course I didn’t care about that because I knew it was going to go away. Get it as soon as Tue, Dec 15. And sonically I think the maple on maple construction provides more clarity than the original rosewood. There are some Nylon string guitars in there but also steel string. I A while ago I was wondering why classical guitars have wider neck and a flat fingerboard, while more recent guitar styles have narrower necks and radiused fingerboards. What you probably can’t see here is that the original neck was 2 mm narrower than the one I got from you. There are lots of successful installations out there. These necks are rounded off at the base, and designed to fit the Stratocaster or Telecaster style bodies. I got it at a thrift store for $25 (caught it on a half-price day), specifically for the purpose of putting a wide neck on it to see whether that would help me. 1 3/4" (44 mm) - Most common length/width. Keep in mind of course, that 7 string guitars have a wider neck than 6 string guitars. I still have to take this one through final setup but intonation and initial setup is finished. Â© Copyright - Big Lou Wide Nut Electric Guitars |. More Info on Superwide Necks Greetings, I assume that you are refering to which specific guitar brand. Bending is much better now that the string spacing is so generous. Quality: Very good Your playing will sound better, as it is harder to make a mistake on a wide neck guitar. Nice! Weâre talking about minimal differences here, but which play a crucial factor on how much playable you will think a guitar is â depending on how comfortable either of them feels on your hand! A lot of work, perhaps the 1-7/8″ necks are different? On the old neck I got crowded out. A gold bridge and tuners are featured. The neck fit perfectly with very minimal sanding at the heel and I am really pleased with the end result. Where did the necks come from? The scale of this neck is 25.5″. Frets, and the pre-cut nut are included, but no tuners. On top of that, because I had widened the slot only on one side, the strings weren’t properly positioned over the pickup polepieces, and the high E was too close to the edge of the fretboard… so I gritted my teeth and moved the bridge. I built if for finger picked blues with a single Seymour Duncan Lil 59 in the bridge position with a push-pull coil splitter. If you got some wider that neck allows for your fretting fingers to have more space to maneuver. Die Cast Zinc 3/8" Guitar Nut Height Extender with 11/32" String Spacing - Fits 1 7/8" Nut Widths ... 1.652"L x 0.126"W Black TUSQ XL Electric Guitar Nut, Slotted $11.60. So thanks to the wide nut neck it turns out the guitar is actually a great player. Big Lou wide neck (wide nut) electric guitar. Frets are .92″ wide, and .046″ in height (standard frets) Tuner holes are 10mm in diameter (.3937). Nice job by the way. I had a very hard time playing standard cords on my regular Strat and pretty much had to play only power chords. I cut new slots into the nut to bring the strings closer together so that they exactly match the spacing of my electric guitar (1 5/8" nut). When I measured the nut it was less than 1 5/8 ! I can even do cowboy chords with all 6 strings sounding. What neck pickups do they have -- any width issues? They typically go between 1 11/16â to 1 3/4â, but some go to 1 7/8â and 1 23/32â. On acoustic guitars, thereâs a spectrum of nut widths. The wood looks great on it and it turned out to be easy to install. Cobra model, 1 7/8" wide neck instead of the standard 1 11/16" 8mm distance between strings instead of the standard 6mm, much easier to play! Well the simple annoying answer to that question would be âwitha measuring tape!â â¦but I want you to come back another dayâ¦ ...so the sensible answeraside from a measuring tape is that you have to know what to measureto get any joy. Really great sound! Comes with a guitar bag, strap and cable. If you're not married to they idea of a Tele, a guy named "Big Lou" makes a Strat-type guitar with a 1 7/8" nut Big Lou wide nut electric guitar Other than that, you can go with the aforementioned Warmouth. The tune holes were on spot. Right on! Also know the difference between âwideâ and âfatâ necks. ... Floyd Rose FR1NR2B 1000 Series / Special R2 Locking Nut (41.3mm Widthâ¦ Go figure. ... Width at Nut Width at 12th Fret; 1 11/16" 2 1/8" 1 7/8" 2 5/16" Modified V Cross Section. I played a Vigier guitar that was totally flat and it was awesome, Wire insulation...making extended over the nut bends. I had settled on playing with a pick (plectrum) on all of my ânon-classicalâ guitars but Iâm now jazzed to have another option. From Paul Brzozowski, Tsunami Guitars, Cleveland TN. My website is http://www.tsunamiguitars.com, and I can also be found on FB under Tsunami Guitars. THANKS AGAIN FOR PROVIDING THIS PRODUCT AT THIS PRICE AND QUALITY…A DREAM COME TRUE. 1 7/8" (48 mm) - Some steel string, finger style guitars. No one around to snap a pic w/my hand and the guitar neck as you requested (maybe later). Shot a couple coats of finish, a 24 hour cure, hand buffed to inspect and had planned a light sand and a third coat but decided, it looks soooo good…I have waited long enough…I will wait no longer. Itâs just 0.5mm wider than 44.5mm of a 1 3/4â³ nut. Unfortunately, there just arenât many options when it comes to electric guitars with wide necks. Itâs important to keep in mind that thereâs no set pairing of nut width and string â¦ Nice quality 24'' scale strat style guitar with narrow nut width of 1 1/2''. I'm pretty sure that both Taylor's and Martin's "hybrid" nylon string guitars have 1-7/8 nuts, as well as non-conventional bracing. Even though the differences between these nut widths are incredibly small, your hands can still feel it. 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