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    Is the nut width on the new BFR Axis Baritone really 2 1/4"?

    I've notice the dealer listings for the new BFR Axis Baritone all say the nut width is 2 1/4". Does anyone know if this is a mistake in the published specs? It seems a pretty wide and the only thing that's stopping me from buying one.

    Thanks!

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    That's the width at the last fret.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrKev View Post
    That's the width at the last fret.

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    Thanks for the reply! Do you know the width at the nut? Is there any official spec for it? The reason I asked is I contacted a dealer that has one in stock and they said it was indeed 2 1/4" at the nut. I'm thinking they just looked at a spec sheet, because that just seems crazy wide. Still, I want to be 100% sure before spending that kind of money.

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    That is what the spec sheet from EBMM says, 2-1/4" nut width.

    I'll have one in stock on Tuesday and can verify.

    UPDATE 8/3/2020 - specs sheet had a typo, actual measured width at nut is 1-11/16"
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    2-1/4" is a standard last fret width for 6 string EBMM guitars, including the Axis and Axis Super Sports, Silhouette Bass guitar, and JP Baritones. It will be for this one too.

    The 6 string Silhouette Bass has 1-3/4" nut width.
    The JP6 Baritone was 1-11/16" nut width.

    The only EBMM instrument that has a 2-1/4" nut width is a 6 string Bongo bass!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeteDuBaldo View Post
    That is what the spec sheet from EBMM says, 2-1/4" nut width.

    I'll have one in stock on Tuesday and can verify.
    That would be fantastic! Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrKev View Post
    2-1/4" is a standard last fret width for 6 string EBMM guitars, including the Axis and Axis Super Sports, Silhouette Bass guitar, and JP Baritones. It will be for this one too.

    The 6 string Silhouette Bass has 1-3/4" nut width.
    The JP6 Baritone was 1-11/16" nut width.

    The only EBMM instrument that has a 2-1/4" nut width is a 6 string Bongo bass!

    The specs sheet they sent me states 2-1/4 nut width. While I would not be surprised if it's a copy/paste or outright typo, the current documentation from EB says it's frikkin wide!

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    That would be fantastic! Thanks!
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    It was a typo, ours arrived today and the actual measured width is 1-11/16"

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    Thank you very much for checking on this for me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by enderlyn View Post
    Thank you very much for checking on this for me!
    You're welcome - and these guitars look and sound incredible in person!









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    Are all the current BFR's going to have that type of case or just the Baritone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sweat View Post
    Are all the current BFR's going to have that type of case or just the Baritone?
    The SR 5H fretless we received had an skb case, I can't speak as to the others yet.
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