sustain : does the neck hole or screw right under hurts it?
Hello, I have really bad/short sustain on the 24th fret on my Ibanez uv70p. I know that the shorter the string length the shorter the sustain, and all those theories, but what happens does not sound very natural. Sustain on 1st string on 24th is about 1 second, whereas on 22th same string is about 3 seconds+. This cannot be explained by physics. There is something that kills that note at this specific fret. Rest of strings on the same fret do not sound as bad. In fact low B sustains for ages on the same fret.
Any opinions? Next time I re-string, I will try with a low B string on the 1st string, and see if that changes anything.
For those who remember back from my adventures with the skewed neck pup, and neck stability in general, this guitar most probably has the neck slightly shifted towards the bridge by 1-2 mm. This is manifested also by the positioning of the saddles after precise intonation. It is more on the right side compared to guitars I see over the net with the same bridge.
I am mentioning it, just in case it rings some bells.
Last edited by panix; 06-03-2015 at 06:33 AM.