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5 strings on a 4-string neck?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by josiah goldfish, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Is it possible to put 5 strings on a 4 string neck? Just a thought
  2. Sure, add one tuning machine, a 5 string bridge and a new nut, spaced and cut for 5 strings. String spacing may be a problem. 4 string pickups will work fairly well but not optimum. My advise, don't do it.
  3. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Yup, I think Wilkinson used to make a conversion kit. It never really caught on.
  4. Yeah, it would be really tight spacing wouldn't it. And finding a bridge that tight would be difficult too.
    Don't think I'll bother :)

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