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It means that from the bridge side of the nut to the bridge is 25" inches long.

As a side to this thread, I just measured the length of my epiphone and it 25.5" long to the posts and another 10/16's to the blocks!! Any idea why?

posts... blocks. Is this a stopbar bridge?

I'm going to assume you mean 25.5 to the first bar, then 10/16 to the second one. The scale length is really only the length of string that vibrates when you play. Because the string is muted as it goes over the first bar, with the saddles, it does not vibrate behind it, and thus the measurement from bridge to tailpiece (the 10/16ths) is not included in the scale length.

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