What difference does scale length make? – Question of the Day

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The scale length measures the sounding length of a guitar string on a guitar. Scale lengths vary from around 63cm to 65cm. A shorter scale length feels looser, and hence easier, to play. However this may mean the tone is not as bright as on a longer scale instrument.

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  1. Rory Alsop says:

    This question was also asked on music.stackexchange.com and had some excellent answers.

    http://music.stackexchange.com/questions/1089/how-does-scale-length-affect-my-playing

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