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Fingerboard Width

#1 User is offline   jwood7729 

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Posted 19 April 2019 - 10:04 PM

Hello All,

Are the fingerboards on the Custom Shop historic models narrower than the standard line up?

Here are a few close ups. It looks like the modern neck has a little more to it.
I noticed the high E string slipped off on the two 63 335 reissues I tried.

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 01:12 PM

Good question. It does look that way.

I had a look at the models pages. I found the details for neck width but not string spread.

This is quoted for a ES-335 Dot

Nut Width 1.69" / 42.85mm
End-of-Board Width 2.24" / 56.92mm

There are no modern ES Custom shops on the page. Though Rabs posted this link for back as far as 2015

Someone here will have an idea as to string spacing (I am sure I've seen it quoted on site specs before). StewMac always have fully dimensions diagrams for replacement bridges. That might be worth checking out until an expert shows up.
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