DGT Neck Carve

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  1. AtomicBlaze

    AtomicBlaze New Member

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    Is the DGT neck a soft V or is it a C neck? I see measurements of the Depth online but not the carve type.
     
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  2. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I would say more V because I'm not a fan of C. Since I love the neck on my DGT, it can't be C!
     
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  3. Boogie

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    Yeah, I agree with Bodia...not a C carve. It’s certainly not a traditional V, either. Pickup any PRS with a Pattern regular neck and you are very close to a DGT, IMO. Mr. Grissom likes rolled fretboard edges, so it’s extremely comfortable and makes those big strings feel effortless.
     
  4. Trea

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    To me it's similar to a pattern regular but narrower at the nut. Disclaimer: I have not measured them nor am I inclined to when I get home but that's what it feels like to me.
     
  5. Jedi

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    Feels like a "C" to me...like a 335 profile. YMMV.
     
  6. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Club Vice President

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    I'll go feel it later - you can watch if you like.

    I would say more C or D....it's not a V, like a Clapton.
     
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    I don't feel a V to it at all, not even a soft V. I have 4 guitars with soft V carves, and that means noticeably more wood in the center of the neck. I don't get that with my DGT Artist. Feels like a great C shape with really rolled edges. It is a wonderful neck carve, though, and you can tell a lot of thought was put into it in terms of how it fits in your hand and wrapping your thumb if desired.
     
  8. kes7u

    kes7u Wife's husband and Dog's dad

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    Confused. I thought pattern regular was the narrowest neck at the nut. Is the DGT even narrower?? That would be pushing it, in my book.

    Kevin
     
  9. Rider1260

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    I will measure mine
    The DGT neck feels like a cross between a Standard ( Pattern Reg ) and a Wide Fat to me.
    I do not feel and V shape to mine
     
  10. Trea

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    My apologies, the neck I was comparing it to is a pattern, not pattern regular. I have 3 PRSi all with different neck shapes. A Wide Fat, a pattern, and the DGT. The DGT is fuller than the pattern and seems narrower at the nut. That is only based on how it feels to me. YMMV of course. I don't notice any sort of a V to the shape.
     
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  11. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I have to agree that it really isn't a V as I said earlier. I mostly said that because I don't care for C, but I love the DGT. In my mind, that means it can't be a C! :D

    IIRC, it was a hybrid of two. Like it starts as WF and then morphs in to Standard, or something like that. All I know is, I really like it!
     
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