roman_i wrote:your fingers are small?
quixilver wrote:Do they consider as a "small hand" ? Which scale am I suitable for ? Standard 650 or 640 scale length ?
AsturiasFan wrote:I can't find it anymore but based on the latter, a post stated that my stretch length was borderline for choosing between 640 mm and 650 mm. Just small enough so that the 640 mm should be the preference. Your hand would also be borderline, probably just enough of a stretch so that a 650 mm scale would be the preference (according to the lost post).
http://*** Commercial link removed ***.com/feb-05-2009-spruce-cutaway.html wrote:Regarding 650mm or 640 mm guitar construction, keep the following rule at hand: If the distance between the tip of your thumb and the tip of your little finger is equal or less than 9 in. when fully stretched, use 640 mm. Adapting from one scale to the other takes no adaptation."
I'd like to know the same thing . I just measured my hand and it was 8.5" . I've always played a 650mm scale .EricW wrote:I'd like to know if that study regarding the hand-span/fretboard size correlation is credible. Do you have the source?......
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