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Can I use this fender stu hamn neck with a jazz bass body

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ::::BASSIST::::, Feb 28, 2005.


  1. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    Can I use this fender stu hamn neck with a jazz bass body? i realize the hole pattern is a bit different, but couldnt i just drill into it and create a new hole?

    What kind of quality are these necks?
     

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  2. KUNGfuSHERIFF

    KUNGfuSHERIFF Supporting Member

    Feb 8, 2002
    Upstate NY
    If the neck is 32" scale and the body 34" scale, no. The intonation will always be off.
     
  3. Actually, that brings up a good question...is it an Urge II neck...Urge II's are 34" scale

    And a 32" scale neck might just work on a regular body. The bridge may have to be moved, but forward, not backward.

    The main issues here are cavity dimensions.
     
  4. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA

    Well, the Urge II has a 24 fret neck, so you will be hard pressed to find a Jazz Body that will take it without modification.
     
  5. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    yeah, here again, it's an issue of bridge placement along with scale length. you might have to move the bridge too far forward to make it work - the bridge pup is pretty close to the bridge, there's not much leeway there.