RG series full neck scallop

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llamahead
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does anybody know where i can get a neck for an RG350DX that's already fully scalloped? if not a replacement neck in case i mess up
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try Ebay to get a replacement neck, doubt youll ever get one already scalloped. or maybe send your neck to a professional so theres no chance of messing up
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I'm not entirely sure if it'll work, but I know Warmoth makes some pretty good scalloped necks. I know they make ones that work for Strat style guitars, I'm sure they can make a 24 fret one for an RG.
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warmoth wont do ibanez style necks , but i belive you can send it to them to have it scalloped .

have you ever played a scalloped neck ? just wondering , i personally dont like it at all .

scallops shouldn't be very deep at all and you can actaully achive a scalloped feel with jumbo frets i belive 6000 gauge .

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you can play so much lighter with scalloped necks, making you more accurate, fast and clean, but as said, some just dont like the feel of them
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u can scallop the fretboard urself, its not that difficult i have 2 scalloped rg boards, one from a RG520 and one from a RG320. =)
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yeh its actually not that hard, you just gotta keep away from the fret wire, other than that its handy!
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does anyone know if a scalloped neck affects tone at all?
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less wood less sustain, but there wont really be enough to make a difference with the scallops i doubt
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Fully scalloped necks are annoying, you can't to much with them chord-wise, so (to me at least) it's only logical to scallop above the twelfth AT MOST, I say top four or five should be scalloped, solely because it makes soloing easier.
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Scalloped neck + Me = guitar thrown into nearest body of water. I just can't play them. My touch is nowhere near delicate enough to play them. I have a very heavy handed, sloppy style that just doesn't mix with scalloped necks. Of course this isn't the neck's fault, it's mine. But I'm not going to let a silly little thing like who's right and who's wrong decide who gets thrown into the water.
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notavirtuoso wrote:Scalloped neck + Me = guitar thrown into nearest body of water. I just can't play them. My touch is nowhere near delicate enough to play them. I have a very heavy handed, sloppy style that just doesn't mix with scalloped necks. Of course this isn't the neck's fault, it's mine. But I'm not going to let a silly little thing like who's right and who's wrong decide who gets thrown into the water.
I know what you mean. When it comes to chording, I like pressing down really hard. My action's pretty high, and the only reason I like lower actions is for during solos. Other than that, I like having to press down, there's something about the feeling.
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notavirtuoso wrote:Scalloped neck + Me = guitar thrown into nearest body of water. I just can't play them. My touch is nowhere near delicate enough to play them. I have a very heavy handed, sloppy style that just doesn't mix with scalloped necks. Of course this isn't the neck's fault, it's mine. But I'm not going to let a silly little thing like who's right and who's wrong decide who gets thrown into the water.
i have that same problem so that's part of the reason i want to scallop it. also so i can go fast YNGWIE OR VAI FAST!!! :twisted:
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I've never played a fully scalloped neck but it seems to me that fretting chords would be a pain in the balls.
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