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dba
Posted 2018-01-13 3:24 PM (#540805)
Subject: 12 Fret vs 14 Fret



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I am considering a 12 string that joins the body at the 12th fret rather than the 14th. Is this something that will drastically affect my playing ability after playing 14 fret guitars for so long?

Thanks
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Old Man Arthur
Posted 2018-01-13 5:13 PM (#540806 - in reply to #540805)
Subject: Re: 12 Fret vs 14 Fret



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You won't be able to play above the 12th fret.
So if you play a lot up at the higher frets, that is something to consider.

12 fret guitars have the bridge in the center of the lower bout which makes them sound better*
*(opinions may differ)
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dba
Posted 2018-01-13 6:21 PM (#540809 - in reply to #540805)
Subject: Re: 12 Fret vs 14 Fret



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Thank you, Old Man Arthur. I don't play above the 12th anyway. I'm strictly an amateur, basic chord/rhythm player.
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alpep
Posted 2018-01-14 4:29 AM (#540812 - in reply to #540805)
Subject: Re: 12 Fret vs 14 Fret


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12 fret guitars are often louder as well

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