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Offline gitaristadaw

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7.25" fretboard radius action
« on: July 31, 2018, 05:28:47 AM »
Can this vintage radius be set up to low action? specially sa higher frets

been reading around the net and it seems that medyo hindi kasing baba ng mg 9" or compound radius na fretboard.

any thoughts?

thanks

Offline curiousdcat

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Re: 7.25" fretboard radius action
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2018, 06:22:05 AM »
Based on personal experience, this is true. It is almost impossible to get shredder-type low action on vintage radiused necks even if you were to bring the guitar to the top 2 luthiers/guitar techs in Manila. You could probably get it really low only if you do not utilise string bends.

Offline gitaristadaw

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Re: 7.25" fretboard radius action
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2018, 07:09:40 AM »
Based on personal experience, this is true. It is almost impossible to get shredder-type low action on vintage radiused necks even if you were to bring the guitar to the top 2 luthiers/guitar techs in Manila. You could probably get it really low only if you do not utilise string bends.

will be bringing the guitar to micsis... maging "playable" lang siguro...
thanks sa insight sir

Offline knightburn

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Re: 7.25" fretboard radius action
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2018, 08:06:19 PM »
Can this vintage radius be set up to low action? specially sa higher frets

been reading around the net and it seems that medyo hindi kasing baba ng mg 9" or compound radius na fretboard.

any thoughts?

thanks

Super low action? Definitely not.

Good for chords but 2 steps bending, nope! Fretboard's just too curved.
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