Anyone else developed a preference other than Jumbo frets over time?

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  1. #1

    Join Date: Feb 2010
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    Anyone else developed a preference other than Jumbo frets over time?

    Weirdly enough, both guitars I have on hand for playing these days have Gibson sized frets (an actual Gibson and an 80s Rhoads), and I'm finding I like it better.

    Anyone else in the same camp?

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    Join Date: Jan 2013
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    I have no real prefence but I really liked the smaller frets in the EVH guitars I owned.
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    Join Date: Jun 2006
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    I like the tall-narrow frets from the San Dimas Rhoads.

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    Join Date: Sep 2011
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    I used to be all about jumbo but my Wolfgang's frets changed that, smaller and taller. Seems to be very accurate intonation-wise too.
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    Join Date: Sep 2008
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    I like being able to feel the fretboard, but I also don't want my string scraping the board when I pull a bend.

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    Join Date: Oct 2008
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    Depends. My #1 has very small frets and feels great, but my G&L Tribute has very large frets and also feels great. I think it's a combination of fret size + neck profile that does it for me.
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    Join Date: Aug 2012
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    Whatever are on my Mexistrat are awesome. I like that I can press hard and it won't go sharp instantly. Let's you play like a man.
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    Join Date: Sep 2008
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    6105 is what I like.
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