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75' Jazz Neck Plate

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by BrandonA119, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. BrandonA119


    Dec 6, 2009
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    Hey guys,

    My three bolt seems to be giving me problems. The neck shifts around. Any ideas? Should I put a 4 bolt on?
  2. narud

    narud Supporting Member

    Mar 15, 2001
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    i would try doweling the holes in the body and neck first and re-mounting the neck. ive got a late 70's body that ive got a 4 bolt neck on. the body was drilled for the 4 bolt neck but there was a lot of slop. doweling fixed the side to side play moreso than shims on either side of the neck pocket to fill the gaps.
  3. JLS

    JLS Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2008
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    I setup & repair guitars & basses
    You might consider converting it to 1/4-20 machine screws & threaded inserts.
  4. 96tbird

    96tbird Supporter Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2010
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    Go to the hardware store. But some faucet screens. Drop four in the bottom of the pocket. Put neck on, set it and crank it down. It shall shift no more.

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