I've got a 7.25 Strat and a 9.5 Tele with the same Soft V contour. Both are comfortable to me, but I do end up playing the 9.5 more. I still like the 7.25 but I do get why some people don't. I've noticed I've got to approach bends a little differently on the 7.25,be a bit more gradual and not overbend. Otherwise yep, I am a 7.25" radius fan!