PsYcHo SaMuRai wrote: Hink wrote:
Uncle E wrote:I played a 1952 once, it sounded amazing but played terribly. This was the bad side of baseball bat necks, the radius of the fretboard was ridiculously curved. My friend's 1961 Strat is the same way, it sounds great but plays terribly.
That's why I love Suhr's so much, they get everything right. I really wish they'd continued the Rasmus line and done some strats with it.
the dickens you say, they've improved electric guitar necks over the last 62 years? Shocking
I really like a fat neck with a compound radius (9.5 - 12") and medium jumbo frets for my big hands. 9.5" for chords and 12" for bends without choking out.
I'm a warmoth fan as well, but I like the wizard contour (much better than the ibby wizard as the warmoth neck is a little more narrow than an ibby). But my bari is a warmoth standard thin, I do like my ibby...but I also love my LTD/ESP neck-thru...and there is the slightly shorter scale Daion with it's narrow neck (also neck-thru)...or perhaps I grab my Jackson Kelly which has a neck that is thin but is flat and wide, feels like the flight deck on an aircraft carrier. I'm
I dont see why I would want a favorite when it comes to such things, perhaps it's because when I was young I was lucky to have what I had. I can adapt to any style neck (though I have small hands) and I'll find a way to make most guitars benefit me as long as it's not unserviceable