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75' Jazz Neck Plate

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

  1. BrandonA119

    BrandonA119

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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?
    Thanks,
  2. narud

    narud Supporting Member

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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

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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

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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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