Double-neck guitars are guitars that have two fingerboard necks which make them appear as two guitars fused into one.
Two versions of these guitars are in existence, the acoustic and the electric version.
The electric model the most common of them in the market.
Double-neck guitars usually have 12 strings on the upper neck and 6
strings on the lower neck which give the player the advantage of playing
different sounds without necessarily having to change guitars. They also
feature a bridge for each neck which makes it possible to tune each neck
Though not many people know how to play double neck guitars, these guitars have several
advantages over the regular single neck guitars. Below we outline some of these
advantages, and for user-base experience, we also reveal some of the reasons
why some may not prefer these guitars
The player doesn’t have to swap or change the guitar while playing a different song
One can shift from one sound to the other easily in the middle of the song without
affecting the song
The twelve strings neck has been regarded as offering better palette harmonics, a thing
said to be almost impossible with the single-neck six strings guitar
The guitar allows the capability to tune each neck differently.
A double-neck guitar has the capability to feature one fretless neck and one
regular guitar neck on the same guitar, this showing the variability of string
count and settings for enhanced user experience.
Not many people can play songs with this guitar, which makes a player capable
of playing songs with a double-neck guitar seem like a guitar pro, even if they
only have guitar basic lessons on themselves.
Double-neck guitars are heavier the regular single head guitar and this limits much
movement with the guitar
They are also larger than single-neck guitars, this also limiting stage acrobatics you
can do with them
Multiple guitar strings means you will need to use more money to replace them
Double-neck guitars are also a little bit pricey than normal guitars, this because of the combination
of two guitars in one.
Get a wide shoulder strap for your guitar to help ease some weight on the shoulder while
playing the guitar.
If you are not performing on stage get something to sit on as you enjoy laying your
Take good care of your guitar and guitar strings to ensure long usage without having to
spend on repair and replacements.
Double-neck guitars can be exciting to own and play. They help maximize stage performance
by ensuring you have all the strings and sounds you need for different songs.
These guitars have quite some advantages over the regular single neck guitar
which would make playing music with them more convenient than with the regular