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Fretboard radius

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Torkk, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. Torkk


    Jan 16, 2010
    Is there something certain radius of fretboards that lends itself to style of play, whether its chords or non chord playing?

    I have a JB with 9.25 radius i think and my chords are painful.

    I was playing some Maiden and it was a simple shape 5th string 7th D and G, it was Maiden so it was fast playing. I had to stop 1/4 way through with my left hand cramp up at the meat in between my thumb and index finger.