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Originally Posted by: bonesawtheater

Is it a thing to have a fretted neck where the frets don't rise above the fretboard? This would mean that the frets can be seen but not felt when playing? I'm wondering if there is a brand or style of guitar where it feels fretless while actually still having frets.

Mostly I've seen fretless guitars& basses with thin strips of wood in the slots where the fret tang would be placed.

I've heard of older Les Pauls with super low profile frets called "fretless wonders".

I have & on occasion use a fretless guitar. I did a video on it here.

Hope that helps!

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