Building A Custom Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by gogamenerdkid, Feb 11, 2013.


  1. gogamenerdkid

    gogamenerdkid

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    Hey everyone, new here to TalkBass I have a really quick question...I have a Fender Squire that I don't want to get rid of because you know, it's my first bass. However, I would love to give it some new parts, maybe even just change everything minus the body for nostalgia's sake. What I'm wondering is, can I change the neck with other kinds of Fender necks or can I only exchange it with Squire necks? Thanks!
  2. FunkMetalBass

    FunkMetalBass

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    It's always a craps shoot with necks. Even Fender neck heels vary slightly from year to year. Typically, you can get the neck to fit with only a little bit of sanding, however.
  3. bootsox

    bootsox

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    you can, but you might need to sand it a little bit.
  4. gogamenerdkid

    gogamenerdkid

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    Thanks for both of you! Time to start searching for new parts!
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  6. TolerancEJ

    TolerancEJ

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    If I had a spare bass, I'd just turn it into a piccolo bass. Just change the strings & adjust intonation.

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