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Can someone recommend a small radius slim LP Epiphone or other brands.
Small hands and short fingers.
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You want the necks that are described as "slim taper". That's what Gibson and Epiphone calls them.
 

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Can someone recommend a small radius slim LP Epiphone or other brands.
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Try ernie ball sterling models.
 
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So, there are three basic dimensions to the neck, four if you included fret size. Nut width, radius and neck profile (modern C, soft V, '59, slim taper, haven't figured out latest PRS profiles). When you say small radius, I assume you mean not flat. The average Gibson is 12", PRS is 10" and Fender is 9.5" - (there are a few variations). Nut width, I assume you don't want anything wider than 1 11/16 (1.6875", 43mm). Fender modern C profile, 9.5" radius, 1 11/16" nut width. seems close.
 
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The Fender Squier Tele's are 42mm with a "C" shape neck.
 

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I'll make sure to take notes here, so never to buy any of the above and below mentioned guitars, because I want the complete opposite of what marcos is looking for.
My CV Strat had the smallest of necks, almost as thin as my P90 Epi 50th Anniversary SG. Both gone to small hand people.
 

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I am a Fender player, mostly Tele's and Strats and used to the small radius 7.25-9.50 but was looking at a LP type with similar sizes. Probably impossible to find. The closest i have found is my buddy's 90's Casino made in Korea that has a slim smallish neck. That one fits right for me.
 

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I have a Casino Coupe. It is supposed to be 60s slim but I think it has a touch more girth than my Gibson SG. May I suggest an Epiphone SG???
 

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Just a thought, Marcos but if you can't find an LP with a thin enough neck for you, you could get it customized and have someone take it down to the size you want. I don't know what you wanted to spend as this could be a bit on the expensive side but it could be done.
 

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i have small hands, and short stubby fingers too. in fact, lots of women have longer fingers than me. the 60's slim taper neck on my studio pro works really well for me. the modern C shape on a strat does too
 

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Just a thought, Marcos but if you can't find an LP with a thin enough neck for you, you could get it customized and have someone take it down to the size you want. I don't know what you wanted to spend as this could be a bit on the expensive side but it could be done.
Thats a great idea. The budget is not that high. Its something i am toying around with. Gonna get a few more rock gigs with my other group and take it from there.
 

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Can someone recommend a small radius slim LP Epiphone or other brands.
Small hands and short fingers.
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What do you mean specifically by SLIM?
Narrow nut width, or thickness of neck from fretboard through to the back of the neck?

What do you mean specifically by small radius?
Do you mean rounded like a vintage strat, or flat like a les paul?

It's hard to know what people are asking for over the internet.

Slim would fall into 60's taper gibson necks, or Jackson/charvel shred necks. The most extreme slim necks are Ibanez wizard necks found on RG,S,JS,Jem,Universe models.

For a slim nut, you want to look for 1 5/8 inch nut width. These are popular on a lot of older Gibson's and really popular on Older Fender's

For a small radius, the smaller number radius, the more round, higher number more flat. I don't think it'll make a difference as once you get a narrow width nut coupled with a slim tapered neck, the radius will melt into the background as you play.

Most people I've met with small hands go for a nut width of 1 5/8.

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Slim for me means the thickness of the neck all the way down and if you read my last post i stated that i am a Fender guy so small radius 7.25-9.50 works for me. Pretty much sums it up
 
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