Neck Shape and Comfort

Discussion in 'Lifestyle, Health, Fitness & Food' started by Empryrean, Oct 1, 2019.

  1. Empryrean

    Empryrean Plucks strings

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    Jun 19, 2009
    I've been starting to play my 7 a lot more again and I guess im coming to the point in my life where I'm not as flexible anymore, my wrist gets hot and starts to be difficult to play and eventually hurts and I have to just stop. I never have this issue with my sixes or the 8 I built. Just my Ibby giving me issues.. anyone else have this problem? Any recommendations?

    Apologies in advance if this is the wrong subforum
  2. AndiKravljaca

    AndiKravljaca Regular

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    Jun 1, 2017
    For some strange reason, I can't seem to get along with overly thin necks. The best, most comfortable guitars I have are the ones with the fattest necks. They're the ones I can play for hours on end without tiring, whereas thin necks tend to give me a pain in the fleshy part between the thumb and forefinger of the left (fretting) hand.

    Maybe it's just my hand automatically expecting the diameter of a beer can after all these years.
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