30” scale bari options?

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What’s out there for 30” scale baritones other than the Fender or Schecter offerings?
 

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Off the top of my head, Gretsch, Danelectro, and Harley Benton. Warmoth if you want a project.
 

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Someone literally just posted the new black Harley Benton Jazzmaster bari, maybe you can test it for the rest of us dweebs.
 

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I didn't actually play the 30" Gretsch I saw because I was afraid I'd want it, but it's a looker for sure. Playing heavies on that would be a class act.
 

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Huh, that's weird. Harley Benton's own website list it as 27", but I see thomann says 762mm.

Edit: Harley Benton themselves actually say both 27" and 762mm on their website. Weird.
 

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Huh, that's weird. Harley Benton's own website list it as 27", but I see thomann says 762mm.

Edit: Harley Benton themselves actually say both 27" and 762mm on their website. Weird.
Just look at the thing, I can tell from proportions that it's 30 inches. Super long.
 

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Just look at the thing, I can tell from proportions that it's 30 inches. Super long.
Yeah, I agree. When taking a closer look it definitely looks like it's 30". That's a shame, I was pretty interested in it while thinking it was 27.
 

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On the cheap side the Sub Zero baritone and the new Harley Benton baritone. On the custom side Balaguer guitars offers 30 inch scale lengths.
 

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I've got one of the 29.75 Gretschs and its blown me away. Impulse curiosity buy but hell of a guitar for the money. Dont be fooled by the vintage vibe
 

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I have the new Harley bari and it's really good, sounds just like the Squier. It shipped to me in B standard with super light strings and I immediately put 20-90 in double drop C# on it. It definitely needs a new nut for that but from how I've been playing it I really like it.
 

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I have the new Harley bari and it's really good, sounds just like the Squier. It shipped to me in B standard with super light strings and I immediately put 20-90 in double drop C# on it. It definitely needs a new nut for that but from how I've been playing it I really like it.
Which one the new black jazzmaster?
 

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I've been playing on this:



It's actually awesome. Build quality is what you'd expect but it sounds so cool. The single coils sound absolutely mental for the low tunings and the switches give you a ton of tonal options.

It's getting used on an industrial metal album I'm recording and I love it. Can be easily modded too.
 

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if you can find one used that is
 

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I have the subzero white 30inch and it's absolutely banging. Same standard as the Harley Benton offerings.
 

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It depends on your budget. The new Harley Benton is cheap but it looks like they're already out of stock and backordered for a couple months. Some of the newer Squires are compelling but the most desirable ones are way overpriced on the used market.
 


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