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FS: Lakland 55-02D fretted neck - RW board

Discussion in 'For Sale: Parts, Strings, and Accessories' started by nick lorenz, Mar 31, 2013.


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  1. nick lorenz

    nick lorenz

    Jun 27, 2009
    Cincinnati
    I just bought this recently on a whim to try to have both fretted and fretless necks for my 55-02D. I'm selling for what I paid - $100, shipped in the CONUS.

    Sadly, this neck does not fit on my bass. The screw holes line up perfectly but the heel sits in the pocket at such an angle that no amount of truss rod adjustment would work. I knew this might be an issue when I bought it but I thought for $100 it was worth the gamble. My 55-02D is a 2003 made in Korea. This neck is from a 2010 made in Indonesia so I'm guessing that's the reason for the slight size difference. I didn't measure the differences and they look to be very close in size and shape at a glance but again, it was enough of a difference that I thought I would need to shim the neck and I wasn't going to go to great lengths to make this work.

    Also, the hipshot tuners from my '03 are too large to fit the holes drilled in this neck. Again, I'm guessing they have changed over the years and they use tuners with smaller shafts now. I have some extra Schaller style tuners for my Warwick and those fit perfectly.

    Please read the original for sale thread here:

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f129/lakland-55-02-rosewood-maple-neck-fs-963706/

    Because the neck angle was so severe, I was not able to re-string the bass and tune it up to really check the previous seller's disclaimer about the g string sitting closer to the edge of the neck. Also, there is a slight discoloration or "blue" rub marks on either side of the back of the neck which were present when it arrived to me. I didn't try to get them out and I'm not sure what caused them. They are only noticeable up close and do not appear to have resulted from any damage to the shape of the neck (which incidentally is a very nice, comfortable carve).

    I am not making any claims that this neck will work for your bass. Nor am I suggesting that you won't have better luck than I, I just want to disclose everything. But for $100 shipped/paypal'd to the CONUS, it might be worth a shot if you're looking for one of these.

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  2. nick lorenz

    nick lorenz

    Jun 27, 2009
    Cincinnati
    Bump
     
  3. nick lorenz

    nick lorenz

    Jun 27, 2009
    Cincinnati
    Sold locally.
     

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