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Why are the frets near the hole slanted?
Think of a grand piano. The bass strings are longer so you get the best tone. The high strings shorter. This is that idea applied to guitar, longer bass strings so clarity of bass notes esp if you use dropped tunings vi play a lot in drop d, DADGAD, open G.