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String spacing of L6S

Joe Lizon

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10-36 is an odd choice. 10-46 is a normal electric gauge. 

The string spacing at the nut is determined by the nut width of the individual guitar, which can vary quite a bit. A rough rule is to subtract 1/8” from each side, so a 1-11/16” nut would have a 1-7/16” spacing. Other factors could affect that number though. Personal preference, how the frets were tapered when installed, etc. 

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A challenge to find this info; there's plenty on L-6S guitars but we need a current owner for an accurate measurement.

Here's one for sale in the UK, it says the nut width is 1 11/16" (inches).


I had a wine red L-6S Deluxe (my 1st Gibson) and I always felt the neck was too narrow, which is why I stupidly sold it.

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