Vlad. The Wide Thin neck has a thinner profile front to back than the Wide Fat. 1 inch equals to 2.54 centimeters, or 25.4 millimeters. For example, American guitar maker Taylor shows the width of its “crossover” wide neck guitars (see below) at 1 7/8″ (1.875″) or 47.6mm. (Note: if you try this, definitely keep the original, narrower spaced nut and saddle in case the low and high E strings don’t sit well enough on the neck face) Can you recommend a particular guitar with a neck of 1 and 3/4″ have have been advised it is a medium neck and good for strumming and picking as strings not too close or too far apart. For example, American guitar maker Taylor shows the width of its “crossover” wide neck guitars (see below) at 1 7/8″ (1.875″) or 47.6mm. Any advice would be appreciated as I am getting more and more confused. In the shapes below, look at the 60's oval/'C' and then look at 60's slim taper - you can see that the profile of the slim taper quickly curves under the fretboard when compared to the 60's oval. The Wide Fat neck has the same nut width as the Wide Thin neck, but it has a deeper profile. Thanks for your question and feedback. It’s pretty much impossible to find (in a cutaway) unless I do a custom order. Online Sales: (888) 794-8482 |
Because of its strength and longer "heel", the Wide Fat neck produces warm tones with lots of sustain. But … I am missing deep thick sound of TF740FS, especially when playing slow ballads . Source: https://www.taylorguitars.com/sites/default/files/TaylorGuitars-PriceList-July-2017.pdf. The nut width is 1 + 11/16″ (43 mm), and it drives me bonkers. The Wide Thin neck has a thinner profile front to back than the Wide Fat. It took me a while to get used to it, but now I’d say that I feel it as comfortable as a wide neck guitar providing that you play with nails or thumbpick and not with flesh. The term wide neck acoustic guitar usually refers to a guitar with a neck wider than 1 3/4″ (44mm). Nylon-string, long-scale guitars with necks that connect to the body at the 14th fret generally have 1 7/8″ necks and are often called. I am not aware about any consolidated information about exact neck dimensions, but I’ll keep an eye on it. About a year ago though I decided to switch to a guitar with neck-to-body joint at 14th fret and replaced TF740FS by Taylor 416CE with “standard” 1-3/4″ neck. Taylor did make a cutaway wide neck guitar a while back (CPSM Chris Proctor Model) with a 1 7/8″ nut. The nut width of the nylon-string (crossover) SLG200N 1 15/16″ (50mm) – almost as wide as a standard classical guitar. Can you tell me if the neck is shaped like the Yamaha in the back where my thumbs rests?? The beginning chord is like an Fmaj7 with an open 5th string and use your thumb on the 1st fret on the 6th string. thankyou. Here are some of them who make such guitars. It’s just 0.5mm wider than 44.5mm of a 1 3/4″ nut. In guitar specifications, different manufacturers show neck widths in different units: inches as decimal numbers ( such as 1.725″ ), millimeters as decimal numbers ( such as 44.5 mm), millimeters rounded to integer numbers (such as 45 mm). I looked for a way to contact you privately but couldn’t find one. Mark Holcomb: 20”, Torero: 14”, SCALE LENGTH 25” on most models except when otherwise specified. The Regular (sometimes called Standard) neck is a round neck shape that is 1/32 narrower and not quite as thick front to back as our Wide Fat neck.. It is a favorite of fast players and lead guitar … The only exception in this series is 12 string LL16-12, which has a 1 3/16″ (46mm) neck. In my research, I checked but didn’t find any wide neck guitars in the catalogs of the following guitar makers. These necks were found on the instruments built for Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton and Howard Leese from the late 70’s to the mid 80’s.