#1
I've been working on Barre chords more latley, I have no problem switching from lets say a D to an F chord. The problem is getting it to sound. I play a fender strat, I bought it from a guy on craigslist, it felt/feels perfect. The only problem is I cannot get all the strings to sound no matter what. I thought it was me, so I tried doing it on a friends acoustic, and it worked. I figured since his guitar was brand new(literally bought that day). Maybe mine was in need of a set up. The guy I bought it from said he bought it in 02, which it checks out with serial number and the #s on the body and so on. He told me it has literally sat on its stand in the corner since early 03.

Anyways since I acquired the guitar I have not paid for a setup, dumb I know. But it's my first guitar, so I can't really compare it to anything. It plays fine, I'm sure it could play better but who knows. Anyways I'm wondering if there's a chance that a setup will help me play chords on my guitar, or if this is a fretboard radius thing?
#2
If you can pull off a barre chord on an acoustic, but are having problems on an electric, then there are probably setup issues of some sort with the electric.

I would suggest learning to do a setup yourself. It's a good skill to have.
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#3
Quote by Even Bigger D
If you can pull off a barre chord on an acoustic, but are having problems on an electric, then there are probably setup issues of some sort with the electric.

I would suggest learning to do a setup yourself. It's a good skill to have.


ya, he mostly nailed it.
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