Help finding a P-Bass neck; vintage dimensions

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by kristlik, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. kristlik

    kristlik Guest

    Nov 22, 2006
    Lincoln, NE
    I've been toying with the idea of trying to build my first bass. I'd like to build something like a Vintage 62 or 57 4 string P-Bass; but I haven't been able to find a replacement neck (warmoth, Allpart or US Custom) that has a 1.75 inch wide nut. The closest I've found is the 1 11/16" wide nut. I know that is only 1/16" short, but I'm surprised that I can't find one. Does anyone know where I could find one (new not the used necks for sale on Ebay)?

    Also, I'd like to have 20 mm string spacing (I'd really like 21 mm string spacing); which bridge would work for this (Hipshot or Gotoh?)? And is 20 mm string spacing going to work on a Vintage P-Bass neck?
  2. keyboardguy

    keyboardguy Supporting Member

    May 11, 2005