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Shredneck Dreadneck  Natural 

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The Shredneck Dreadneck is an acoustic-style practice neck which features gold hardware, bronze acoustic strings, a rosewood fingerboard, acoustic-s...Read More

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The Shredneck Dreadneck is an acoustic-style practice neck which features gold hardware, bronze acoustic strings, a rosewood fingerboard, acoustic-style inlays, and strap knobs. Tuner tips and a gig bag included.

The Shredneck is a small, portable practice tool for guitarists that provides the feel of a guitar, strings and frets. The headstock doubles as the body to provide a "balanced" feel.

Allows guitar players to warm up anytime a guitar is not convenient-in a car, train, plane, at the office, before gigs, between sets, watching TV or in anticipation of playing guitar. Use the Shredneck to work on scales, patterns and techniques, practice chord fingerings and movements along with building and maintaining calluses. The Dreadneck is modeled after the first seven frets of a standard electric guitar but is useful for acoustic guitar players too.

While the Shredneck is strung for right-handed guitarists, it can be easily converted for left-handed players.

FEATURES
  • Gold hardware
  • Bronze acoustic strings
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Acoustic-style inlays
  • Strap knobs
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4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

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1.0

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By Jdud

from TX

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Challenging

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Shredneck Dreadneck:

    The reviews made it sound like this was a usable instrument to practice guitar. Unfortunately, I couldn't tune it or use it much to practice. I felt like hearing the tone was just as important as the fingering. I need to be able to hear the string sound as I plucked it with a pick or my finger to know if I had good form. it's just not doable with this instrument. If were alot chearper, I might keep it to strictly practice scales or something like that, but for the cost, it should have been more usable.

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    5.0

    This is a game changer for everybody learning guitar

    By Raazer

    from UK

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Convenient
    • Easy To Use
    • Improves Musicianship
    • Improves Technique

    Cons

    • Difficult not to pick up

    Best Uses

    • Improving Skills
    • Learning To Play
    • Specific Techniques

    Comments about Shredneck Dreadneck:

    This is a fantastic way to practice guitar anywhere and at anytime. I keep it by my side when I'm watching TV and at every commercial break pick it up and practice a riff or a chord change. It has really accelerated my learning.

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    5.0

    Excellent practice tool

    By Sauly P

    from Bronx,NY

    Comments about Shredneck Dreadneck:

    Outstanding practice tool! I use this devise at work during breaks and down time. Its not as comfortable as my own guitar but a sufficient facsimile .

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    4.0

    Bought to save my calluses

    By weaver3

    from Irvine, CA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • A Quality Built Tool
    • Improves Technique

    Cons

    • Tinny Sound

    Best Uses

    • Improving Skills
    • Maintain Calluses

    Comments about Shredneck Dreadneck:

    I had a trip where there was no room to carry a guitar, and after 2 weeks, my calluses became soft and started tearing. I bought this to carry in my suitcase so I could practice a few minutes per day on real guitar strings and maintain my calluses while traveling. I bought it only for traveling.

    One note on the sound. It's pretty quiet and quite tinny, and with the very short strings, when you press on a fret, it's like jumping 2 or 3 frets on a real guitar. You don't adjust the strings to any notes, just tension like your own guitar. Pay no attention to the sound, just practice on it to maintain your calluses and/or your guitar playing skills.

    It really has quality construction, and gets some interesting comments hanging on the wall where I normally hang my guitar.

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    (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great for when you can't have a guitar

    By sh00t

    from Missouri

    Comments about Shredneck Dreadneck:

    I read somewhere this guy was saying this is a terrible idea and that it will give you bad habits... BULLSH1T....... Obviously he does not have one. I travel alot and cannot take my guitar everywhere which sucks, dreadneck = problem solved. I mainly use it for difficult chord progressions but you can use it for wierd strums, just don't expect "guitar" like sounds. Cuz its not a guitar, its a practice tool. And it rocks

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Ingenious!!

    By Surfthrees

    from Honolulu

    Comments about Shredneck Dreadneck:

    Great for practicing your mechanics!!! You can even use it to "mind" play practicing going from mode to mode or even difficult or clumsy chord voicings. You can use it to nail those difficult chords!!! Awesome when you cant play guitar, but you can still practice!!!!! AAAAA++++

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    (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A Very Useful tool

    By TheJoeShow

    from London, England

    Comments about Shredneck Dreadneck:

    First off this got to me pretty quick and I live in london which tends to mean I have to wait like a month. Overall I thought this was a great product its pretty good for chords and warm up I wish it was a lil bit bigger though so I could really practice my modes but the 7 frets will work. I got the acoustic one and its great nice finished no scratches nothing. All and all I would recommend this product to anyone who has problems playing guitar or bringing a guitar places like on a bus or an airplane

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