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Hey folks, i have a jem7vwh, in noticed that my taps on the scalloped frets are choking or lets say don't come as easy as on normal fretboards? is it me or it happens with u guys also?
 

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I've never owned a guitar with scalloped frets - and I've never had a problem with clean tapping technique in the upper fret registers. I've played my guitars until a refret wasn't just a necessity, it was mandatory... and still never really had problems.

Take a look at your technique as well as the instrument. Not saying your technique is bad, but I've seen more than my share of self-taught guitarists (or those who didn't take enough lessons to solidify an advanced concept like good two-hand technique) who don't possess good left hand technique/alignment as well as proper right hand technique when using two-handed concepts.

Just another something to give some thought to.

~R
 

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Your more than likely pressing too hard and choking the note since the scallops let you dig a little deeper. Since you said it comes out fine with distortion this is what it sounds like or it could just be an all around sustain issue but i seriously doubt it
 

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At such high frets, whether you have bony or meaty fingers does matter too. My fingers are of the latter type and I have to use the edge of my finger nail at frets above 19-20 or my finger dampens the string and I get choked notes as you describe.
 
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