Short(er than 25,5') scale floyded axe.

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  1. SnoozyWyrm

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    It's that day of the decade again..

    My trusty Yamaha rg1212a needs a refret badly, and I am checking my options, on what exists right now that can cover the same bases specwise: 24 3/4'-25' scale, a soft C-shape preferably and a 2-point trem (if not a floyd)

    I've checked the used market to no avail. Budget is 1000-1500€ (lower is always better). Checking new guitars the only model that seems to satisfy is the 2017 PRS Se 24 floyd. Is there anything else I am missing?

    Thank you!
     
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    Lots of BC Rich stuff is 24 5/8, with a Floyd......but it's all a definite "try before you buy" crapshoot as well.

    A nice WMI made Korean Mockingbird ST neckthru from a few years back is tough to beat.......
     
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    Carvins that are neck thru are typically 25" (-pre1993 is 24 3/4"), Epiphone has had some floyd equipped short scales in the past. BC Rich also..
     
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    oracles Australian in Canada

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    Esp Gary Holt Models, I absolutely love mine!
     
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    Carvin isn't an option on this side of the pond. I am checking some Fusions on e-bay right now. Anyone owning a PRS 24 SE Floyd to chime in?
     
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    The PRS SE's are great. Would be a solid choice.
     
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    My vote goes to EC-1000[​IMG]
     
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    The EC on its own has a real comfortable neck, and the short scale helps greatly as well.

    I haven't tried the version with the Floyd, but, based on that, I'd also cast my vote for the EC-1000
     
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    Kirk Hammet 203/603 too

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    Godin Redline HB Floyd.
     
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    Thank you guys for your answers! I think I might score a fusion from a friend soon-ish.

    There is a reason I am so persistent on the short scale; I have had a ganglion cyst excised 2 times and subsequently reappear in my wrist joint. I can play, but big stretches are a big no, and thus every little thing (such as half an inch off) helps.
     
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    Good lord that thing is fugly. Have you seen the one with the “handle” it’s somehow even worse.
     
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    CU24 Floyd, Dusty from BTBAM has been playing one for years.
     
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    An ESP Maverick sounds like it would suit your needs.

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    LTD is making a EX with floyd, most Dean ML have a 24.75".
     
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    Ohhhh LTD why must you only make black with a rosewood board? White with ebony board and chrome hardware. Im all over it. Basically like the Daniel Jacobs sig but without the blood and bats
     

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