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PocketStrings PocketStrings 6 Fret Black

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PocketString's 6-fret model is perfect for the guitarist that wants to practice scales with a super portable practice tool that fits almost anywhere. The frets conveniently slip into the plastic casin... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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$2995.00
 
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Overview

PocketString's 6-fret model is perfect for the guitarist that wants to practice scales with a super portable practice tool that fits almost anywhere. The frets conveniently slip into the plastic casing when you're not using it to practice.

FEATURES

Six real frets
Customized wood
Raised strum pad to simulate strumming
Durable, sleek design
Extremely portable
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PocketStrings 6 Fret
 
3.6

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves technique (5)
  • Improves musicianship (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Improving skills (4)
  • Learning to play (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Pretty Good Device

I had been thinking that it would be nice to have a Fretboard to practice finger placement and build callouses on my finger tips as I am a new guitar player. Then I saw...Read complete review

I had been thinking that it would be nice to have a Fretboard to practice finger placement and build callouses on my finger tips as I am a new guitar player. Then I saw this device and ordered it right away. My only negatives is that it came without any instructions, and I thought it would be nice to have a slot to put the tuning Allen Wrench somewhere on the fretboard. Other than that it does everything I was looking for.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Limited practice use

This would be better if the cover locked in place when you are playing. Since it doesn't, every time you try to slide up the neck the cover starts to close. So if...Read complete review

This would be better if the cover locked in place when you are playing. Since it doesn't, every time you try to slide up the neck the cover starts to close. So if you want to just play simple chords to work your calouses, great. but any other use is really limited by the closing cover. Also the string adjustment is poorly crafted. It is designed to be changed from the exterior with an Allen wrench, but the quality is so poor the holes don't line up. So you have to use a screw driver to open the cover to make the adjustments. Anybody try traveling on an airline with a screwdriver lately? Yeah. Thats a problem.

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(16 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Unusable

By S

from Tampa, FL

Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

This thing is terrible, in my opinion. I tried tuning it with my snark and it took forever to get all of the strings even close to tuned...you have to use an allen wrench. And then when I put the cover back on, the whole thing went (way) out of tune again. I can't use it. It's cheap and the low E string is dampened all the time by the plastic covering. Going in the garbage.

(12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pretty Good Device

By Michael

from Phoenix, AZ

Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

I had been thinking that it would be nice to have a Fretboard to practice finger placement and build callouses on my finger tips as I am a new guitar player. Then I saw this device and ordered it right away. My only negatives is that it came without any instructions, and I thought it would be nice to have a slot to put the tuning Allen Wrench somewhere on the fretboard. Other than that it does everything I was looking for.

(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Come on People

By Bill

from Ft Laud.

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Improves Technique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Improving Skills
    • Learning To Play

    Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

    I look at this as a way to practice. I work all day and cannot bring my guitar, but I could practice fretting, changing chords, building calluses... Why does everyone have to be so critical. This is a practice tool, not an instrument. Try being nice, it feels good.

    (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great for building calluses

    By Brian

    from Virginia

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Calluses

        Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

        This is a great tool for building even calluses on your fingertips. I keep mine at work at use it when I'm reading reports or when I'm at home watching TV.

        I see others complaining that they can't tune the strings which is kind of strange. If you want to practice finger placement with sound then just pick up a guitar. I suppose you could use this to learn chords and practice shifts, but I wouldn't recommend it for anything other than working on those calluses when you are away from your guitar.

        (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Perfect practice tool

        By Wrangler

        from West Texas

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Improves chord change speed
        • Improves Musicianship
        • Improves Technique
        • Portable

        Cons

        • A little flimsy

        Best Uses

        • Improving Skills
        • Learning To Play
        • Specific Techniques

        Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

        Perfect for practicing chord changes and speed of changes. This can be taken almost anywhere, and is affordable. A little flimsy, but let's face it, it's a cheap plastic overseas product. It's not made to perform with at a concert. It's not designed to be tuned, it's designed to assist in building and keeping calluses, learning chords, and practicing chord changes, and doing so quietly. If you want a tunable fretboard, they make a device called a "guitar".

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect practice tool

        By Wally

        from Savannah, Georgia

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Improves Musicianship
        • Improves Technique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Learning To Play

          Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

          Perfect travel tool to allow a guitarist to practice chords and keep fingers limber while re-enforcing chord and scale pattern learning. It's not meant to be played, if you want to hear the music, try carrying around a guitar with you.....

           
          5.0

          great for stretches

          By taboo

          from Los Angeles

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Improves Musicianship
          • Improves Technique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Improving Skills
            • Specific Techniques

            Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

            I use it to practice wide stretches on drop 2 inversion chords and changing in between.

             
            3.0

            Limited practice use

            By Vrotate

            from Indianapolis

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Improves Musicianship
            • Improves Technique
            • Small and portable

            Cons

            • Cover won't lock

            Best Uses

            • Improving Skills
            • Learning To Play

            Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

            This would be better if the cover locked in place when you are playing. Since it doesn't, every time you try to slide up the neck the cover starts to close. So if you want to just play simple chords to work your calouses, great. but any other use is really limited by the closing cover. Also the string adjustment is poorly crafted. It is designed to be changed from the exterior with an Allen wrench, but the quality is so poor the holes don't line up. So you have to use a screw driver to open the cover to make the adjustments. Anybody try traveling on an airline with a screwdriver lately? Yeah. Thats a problem.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Bought at GC store.

             
            4.0

            Quiet practice

            By David

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

            Not quite what I expected. I'd 5 star it if the pick channel ran the full length. In this case, you're fretted for the first 6 frets but the picking position relative to fingering position is as though you're picking above the 12th... but on wide frets. It's odd but useful.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Bad idea

            By Marc

            from undisclosed

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about PocketStrings 6 Fret:

            Not so good....strings way to loose and is to short extended...picking up guitar much better use of time

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