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You might find that the faulty spots on the high frets don't impede your practice very much. After all, there are plenty of notes that work, which you can use to practice most pieces of music. :) Since you set up the truss rod, you probably checked the intonation. One major difference between Strat and Tele on the one hand, and Les Paul on the other is the ...


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However, I don't want to blow more money than necessary on something that I may well give up on in 2 months. Hmmm. Sounds like my first electric guitar apart from the high frets. (An Epiphone Strat copy from the 1980s, funnily enough. Weedy single coil pickups and a trebly bridge humbucker.) I'd suggest: fix the pickup height with blutak or tape. ...


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A lot of guitarists fall into either the Strat. camp or the Les Paul camp. It's interesting that you have a Strat type of guitar already, but would prefer to maybe get a new Les Paul type. The two are very different in many ways, which is why some prefer one over the other - none is superior, just different. So my reasoning is that if you really liked the ...


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You can end up spending a great deal of money upgrading the components of your entry level guitar. Fret work is expensive, the tuning gears may not be the best quality, the pickups may not be first class and more. But no matter how much you spend, it will still have a neck that might not be perfectly straight (could be twisted or bowed), and the finish may ...



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