24” Scale guitars? What’s out there?

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  1. Jakedog

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    I’ve been playing my ‘18 MIM hardtail Mustang exclusively for several months now. I also have a Jagmaster I’m hoping to get back at some point. Aside from Mustang, Duo-Sonic, Jaguar, and Jagmaster... what else is out there with a 24” scale length?

    I’m super partial to hardtails, or at least something that can be easily blocked.

    I’ve been looking around a little here and there, but really haven’t seen much...
     
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    Many Gretsches have a 24.6'' scale.
     
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    Have you seen Pure Salem? The Jimmy is 24”.
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    https://puresalem-guitars.myshopify.com/products/jimmy?variant=6673953390631
     
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    Peavey T-15?
     
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    Lobomov Friend of Leo's

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    Andertons.co.uk allow you to filter after scale.

    Currently they had the fenders you mention, a couple of minion models from jackson and a brian may signature model of sorts
     
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    Fender has production models out right not of the mustang and the duo-sonic.
     
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    The Peavey T-15 came in 23.5" scale length. Early 80s, but I just checked and they are reasonably priced in the $300 range. That ought to wow the gearheads in the audience. Oops, I see that @backporchmusic beat me to it while I was looking at prices.
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    Be careful if buying a vintage Musicmaster or Duo-Sonic. Early ones were 22 1/2" scale, and in some years you could buy either 22 1/2" or 24".

    Fender Bronco. One pickup next to Fender's unique whamulator bridge they used on this model, only. Last night I watched an old video of Artic Monkeys and the front man was playing a Bronco.

    Didn't Squier make a Telecaster Thinline with a 24" scale a few years ago?

    Current production Squier Strat packs are 24" scale, for some reason. I guess it's because they're aimed at young beginners.
     
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    Not actually answering your question, Jake, but I'm REALLY pleased with my Warmoth "conversion" neck (24.75" scale) on my Telecaster. Still "sounds" like a Tele, of course, but the neck FEELS more like a Gibson. Direct fit onto my MIK Fender Squier body, with only tiny tweaks to saddles for intonation. I never play my Stratocaster anymore, and only rarely my back-up on gigs, my 25" scale PRS SE One.
     
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    I'd try finding one with a full size body but 24" scale. You might like it. Mustangs and Duo Sonics just feel "dead" to me. I've always assumed it's the tiny body. Does Warmoth make a 24 conversion or just the 24.75?
     
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    I have a Fender Jaguar HH with a tune o matic and a tail stop, just like an LP.
    It’s MIJ and it’s set up real low, plays like a dream .
    Having said all that, I’ve yet to bond with it. I had it since 2012 and it’s been played maybe 3 hours total.
    It has a 9.5 radius and vintage style Fender tuners.
    It has all the Jaguar switches and such and a vintage style Fender case.
    I’m not sure why I haven’t taken to it, but I haven’t.
     
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    Harmony Bobkats and Stratotones, Silvertone 1448 and Silvertone 1300/Danelectro U1 models are all close to 24", with a little bit of variance across the different models (1/4 inch plus or minus).

    I somehow, unintentionally, ended up with six 24" scale guitars in my collection over the course of a few months and still have a few out of that group that I play regularly. It's a scale that really works for me on electric.

    As much as I like the models listed above, the current Bullet Mustangs are an incredible deal and great mod platform. I've been tempted to throw down $150 on one just for the fun factor.
     
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    Without actually looking, my guess would be Warmoth makes a 24" scale neck, but it wouldn't be a "conversion".....meaning the bridge might have to be re-located. With the "conversion" neck, the bridge is fine where it is.
     
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    Here's another idea: :rolleyes:
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    Warmoth 7/8 S style body
    Warmoth Mustang neck
    Mjt finish

    One of my favorite 24” guitars

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    It’s a TeleStang:cool:.
     
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