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Unread 12-04-2006, 12:54 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Rainer. View Post
I don't know about y'all, but different necks have never bothered me. I can basically pick up any guitar and feel at home on the neck. I hardly notice the differences... maybe I'm the odd one.
Makes a huge difference to me, though it didn't used to. As I've older, and 'thicker' my fingers have also gotten thicker and my joints a little stiffer. As such, a little wider string spacing helps make my playing more accurate. Also, I've always preferred thicker necks, like 50's-style Gibson necks and 'fat-C' shaped Fender necks because it puts the thumb in a more natural position for me when playing in the 'proper' position, as I'm trying to retrain myself to do. I've learned about technique lately that I'd wish I'd paid attention to decades ago.

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Unread 12-04-2006, 05:33 PM   #17
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I suppose I'm still a sprightly young lad. I've just never come across a guitar whose neck really bothered me.
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Unread 12-04-2006, 07:29 PM   #18
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keep the squier,you'll have somthing to experiment with different tunings. besides, you will without fail break a string at a bad time. Always have a back up !

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