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FS: Fender Classic '70s Jazz Neck, MIM *LOADED*

Discussion in 'For Sale: Accessories' started by Awesome Sauce, Jan 8, 2014.


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  1. Awesome Sauce

    Awesome Sauce My Sauce is Awesome...just ask my wife! Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2011
    NW Chicago 'burbs
    Hello! Today for your viewing (and purchasing, and then playing) pleasure, I happily present this fine Bound 'n Blocked Rosewood-boarded Fender Jazz neck. Features include a headstock-located bullet truss nut, '70s "C" neck profile, 7.25" fingerboard radius, '70s Fender logo, gloss finish, and German-made Fender-stamped '70s style tuners. The neck is excellent condition w/ minimal fret/player wear, the rod turns easily/neck is straight, and I can achieve action of ~1.5mm G to ~2.3mm E. The only imperfect is a swirling scratch pattern of the face of the headstock at the very end, but this is actually under the top few layers of finish, so it is a factory flaw, not a 'battle scar.'

    I'm asking $325 shipped ConUS but am always open to offers. NO TRADES on this, however. PayPal only please.

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    *PLEASE REMEMBER: Sale is for LOADED NECK ONLY! Thank you.*

    Rob
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  2. bassman_al

    bassman_al Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2008
    Fairfax, VA USA
    why in heaven's name would anyone ever sell this? Is the bullet truss really that much of a pain?

    I have a "70's" MIM body and have always wanted to unite it with its natural neck.

    How is the set-up on this neck? action? Any problems getting it to set up to Fender specs? shim required? And, of course, free bump!

    I'll send along a PM too...
     
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  4. Awesome Sauce

    Awesome Sauce My Sauce is Awesome...just ask my wife! Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2011
    NW Chicago 'burbs
    LOL, I knew this ? would come up, but I didn't expect it so soon. :p

    No, there are Zer0 issues w/ setup with this neck that I have experienced. And I actually much prefer the bullet to the heel and standard headstock nuts, both aesthetically and for ease of adjustment.

    As for the reason: I'm selling to change things up. I get bored and like to mod, and we have 'a something in, something out' rule around here. So if a want a new neck, this one has to go; and I've got my eye on a custom build. :D

    Thanks!

    Rob
    :bassist:
     
  5. bassman_al

    bassman_al Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2008
    Fairfax, VA USA
    custom builds are nice, but I'm guessing you might miss this one! I have a 7.25" radius neck on my '62 RI, , and I have thought of changing it up, but I keep coming to my senses.
    :)

    I will watch your thread, and if I sell a couple of my basses before your sale is done, then maybe it will work out for me...

    Or maybe I will buy the other MIM I'm looking at and just do the vinyl inlay thing...

    at any rate, GLWTS!
     
  6. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Ferndale MI.
    Disclosures:
    Artist: Xotic Basses/AccuGroove
    PM with offer to you.....
     
  7. 9mmMike

    9mmMike Would you happen to have a cookie for me? Supporting Member

  8. Awesome Sauce

    Awesome Sauce My Sauce is Awesome...just ask my wife! Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2011
    NW Chicago 'burbs



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