How Important Is Fretboard Radius To You

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  1. rrobbone

    rrobbone Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately, no.
     
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    I do prefer 12 to 14 inch radius. Don’t
    Mind Fender’s neck profile on a MIM Strat, but not the radius. Gibson slim taper 60’s suits me fine.
     
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    I prefer the cir ey Fender board, but anything from 7.25 to 14 is ok by me.

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    I have
    I have a 3200 with Slim neck profile which is close to a 60's Slim Tapered neck and a 3200 with regular/stock profile which is more like a beefy 60's Oval profile
     
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    I find them all comfortable to play if they are setup correctly.
     
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    Reminds me of this video, where a Fender master builder chooses between Squier models at Thomann. His favorite was mainly chosen because it had a flatter radius (12" of the contemporary, vs 9.5" of CV). Fun view regardless.

    For me personally, radius is an afterthought.
     

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