#1
I have started shredding and playing really fast and noticed that my fretboard is starting to get scratched. Is this normal or am I playing wrong? Thanks in advance.
#2
if you are really shredding, I can't imagine that you put too much force on your left hand fingers... that's the only thing I can think off though
#3
Some of it might be the kind of fretboard you have...I know with mine I've never seen mine do it...

Hope u figure it out.

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#6
While shredding? It would be normal for the fretboard to wear a bit if you do heavy bends, but with shredding your fingers should be playing 'lightly' over the board.
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#8
Do you have long nails? thats the only reason i can think of for your fretboard getting scrathed.
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#9
The strings don't acually tough the fret board when your playing.. that would be bad. Maybe its your nails or maybe your not aware of how you take care of your guitar.
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#10
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Do you have long nails? thats the only reason i can think of for your fretboard getting scrathed.

That's what happened to me, I accidentally scratched my fretboard with my nail, but then in a few days, the scratch was gone, like the wood expanded.

This could be for a few reasons:
  • You are pressing too hard and the strings are scratching the fretboard
  • Your bends are heavy and are scratching the fretboard
  • Your strings are dirty and the dirt is scratching the fretboard