epiphone gothic neck, what's my options?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by dane22, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. dane22


    Dec 21, 2010
    So, I built a fenderbird. I have the epiphone gothic neck laying around and I need a project. What epiphone basses does this neck fit? EB3? I'd hate to let it go to waste. Thanks!!!
  2. pfox14


    Dec 22, 2013
    Why not build a Thunderbird body for it?
  3. dane22


    Dec 21, 2010
    Nah, I thought about it but, after building the Fenderbird, I don't like the limited access to the upper frets and the neck dive is a pain (but it's a cool look). I think there's enough meat on the headstock to flip 2 keys and give if a 2x2 'V" look. That's why I'm thinking EB3. Maybe a flying V? I just don't know if the neck pocket measurements are the same on all Epi's. It might turn into wall art.
  4. Monster Truck

    Monster Truck Groovologist Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
    EB-3's have a set neck.
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  6. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    You could do a non reverse, that would be cool.
    Even better, an Iceman body from Warmoth.
  7. Grissle


    May 17, 2009
    What I did was make mine fretless and sold it. Fun project, and a cool neck for the guy who bought it.