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  1. Beetle55

    Beetle55 New Member!

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    New to the site. have some starter questions. The big one is this. Does anyone know if any of the classic vibe Squier Strats with 9.5 radius are good for adults with bigger hands. Thanks and I am sure we will chat more.

    Bill
     
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    guitarchaeologist Le Misanthrope Silver Member

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    Welcome to S-T. Kick your shoes off and stay awhile.
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist

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    Welcome!

    I wouldn't say that the CV Squiers are either better or worse for large hands. How a neck feels to you is pretty individual. Ifbyou think, or know, that you want fat and beefy necks I don't think any Squier fits the bill. Are you sure you do though? What is it that you're after, a fat neck or a wide fret board?
     
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    Malurkey Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome! :thumb:

    Please submit images of your guitars so we can complete the onboarding process. ;)
     
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    stormsedge Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Welcome! If you can, try a few different guitars at your local guitar dispensary.
     
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    tery Dr. Stratster

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    Welcome to Strat-Talk :)
     
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    dirocyn Senior Stratmaster

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    CV Squiers have the reputation of being great guitars. Period.

    Affinity Squiers usually have a narrower width nut and might be better for people with small hands. CV is regular width, but I don't think they're particularly fat necks.

    Your best bet is to play a few to see how they fit. Only you know what's most comfortable to you.
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist

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    To add to my previous post. A lot of people with small hands play fat necks and a lot of people with big hands play skinny necks. Unless you know for a fact what you like, don't assume you want one or the other based on your hand size. Proportions are important too.
     
  9. Beetle55

    Beetle55 New Member!

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    Just concerned about the string spacing for bigger fingers. The pads on my fingers seem to touch 2 strings at a time. I'm an adult beginner, 65. I own a 1995 Levinson Hss Blade. I think it has a 12 in radius. All opinions are valued.

    Thanks
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    Dana Rudd Strat-O-Master

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    Hello @Beetle55 welcome to S-T.
    My fat little fingers seem to do alright on my CV50's neck. That's all I can say, best to try one if you can. Good luck.
     
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    Beetle55 New Member!

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    That was very helpful. I mean it, a great answer.
    Gonna go handle a few. I like the sonic blue color
     
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    Beetle55 New Member!

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    Send pictures a little later.
     
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    smithstrato Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome here..I hope your soon to be new guitar works out.
     
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    StratoMutt Senior Stratmaster

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    Greetings and WelcomeFlash.gif !

    Big hands here with thin spindly fingers. I do like a thicker and wider neck if I can. I assembled my own with a Warmoth neck and body. My Les Paul neck is on the thin side. I adapt well enough.

    I seem to do fine with radii ranging from 10" to 16". The 16" is on my acoustics.
     
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    CalicoSkies Most Honored Senior Member Gold Supporting Member

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