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Geddy Lee Neck on a MIA body

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Mongo Slade, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. Mongo Slade

    Mongo Slade Supporting Member

    Dec 1, 2005
    Northern New Jersey
    Hope some one has an answer for this. I recently sold the neck from my Geddy Lee Jazz to another TB'er who wanted to put it on her Jazz. It turns out that she has a MIA Jazz bass and that it looks like the mounting holes don't line up. Has anyone else attempted this? If so, is there a trick to the mounting or is there just a conflict. Please respond.
  2. Mongo Slade

    Mongo Slade Supporting Member

    Dec 1, 2005
    Northern New Jersey
    Has nobody tried this? 43 people view and no advice?
    I'm shocked.......
  3. I know the geddy neck has smaller dimesions but as long as it fits in the neck pocket nicely you can drill new holes. I would say go to a luthier and ask him about it
  4. Aragorn35016

    Aragorn35016 Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Arab, Al.
    I did this recently, The holes on a geddy body appear to be a little larger in diameter than the MIA bolt holes. I just routed the holes a little larger and it worked fine.

  5. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    If the holes don't line up, she would need to fill the old holes with dowels and re-drill new holes.
  6. momo


    Oct 22, 2005
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Mine wouldn't fit on a MIM body to save my life.

    Hope it works out.