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4,5,6

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by dremy2006, May 6, 2010.


  1. Good morning TB Fam, I have a Q??? is the Jazz bass body the same.....in the 4, 5, 6 string models..???


    --Thank you and have an on top day....:hyper:
     
  2. ZolkoW

    ZolkoW

    May 8, 2006
    Hungary, EU
    the factories usually do the same body for wider necks, me: I don't :)
     
  3. mikeyswood

    mikeyswood Banned

    Jul 22, 2007
    Cincinnati OH
    Luthier of Michael Wayne Instruments
    I keep my wings the same so a wider neck means a wider overall width.
     
  4. ...ok coool.(*smilin*).well I'm speakin more about a bolt on..(jazz)would I be able to use my same 4 string body template.. and just make a wider neck../???
     
  5. mikeyswood

    mikeyswood Banned

    Jul 22, 2007
    Cincinnati OH
    Luthier of Michael Wayne Instruments
    Yes. It would be easier to use a larger neck pocket, but you could also tenon the neck.
     
  6. ddwilkins

    ddwilkins

    Dec 21, 2006
    Wilson, NC
    Wouldn't it look weird with a wide neck on 4 string body?
     

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