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Fat fingers on a Squier Stratocater

Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by FrankHgh, Nov 30, 2019.

  1. FrankHgh

    FrankHgh New Member!

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    I will re string to 9s
     
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  2. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

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    You can play the F Major Triad found in the middle of your F chord as a substitute.

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  3. Ferpie

    Ferpie Strat-O-Master

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    Yep. I never played a barre F chord ever. Just like a c but ring finger on D string instead of A string
     
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    welsh chris Strat-Talk Member

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    3 yrs and gig nights !!!! cor I wish ???? onwards and upwards eh , I will still keep plugging away
     
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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    If the nut slots are cut high, the F will be very difficult.
     
  6. dirocyn

    dirocyn Senior Stratmaster

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    Many squier guitars are not well set up when you get them. If the nut is too tall it will make the f chord difficult. If the action is set high it may make all the chords difficult. Especially for a beginner.

    Get the setup dialed in and it may play a lot easier. I do support 9s for a beginner.
     
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    The flame on that neck is so beautiful, i just can't stand it!
     
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    misterwogan Senior Stratmaster

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    My cat licks mine o_O
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Thanks. It was a stroke of luck finding it :)
     
  10. FrankHgh

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    It looks like I'll be ordering a Big Lou neck for my squier strat
     
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    ido1957 Senior Stratmaster

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    Hate F - makes my hand hurt.
     
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    To the OP. I have a Brian May replica that is 47mm wide at the Zero Fret and an inch and a quarter thick at the zero fret. I think it’s about an inch and a half thick beyond the 12th fret. It is only 24 inch scale though. If you want something really big, you will probably have to go Custom.
     
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  13. FrankHgh

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    I ended up ordering a neck from Big Lou's i`ll post the results, I'm fairly certain it will be a positive transformation
     
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