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Left Handed Neck?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by VincentGrim, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. VincentGrim

    VincentGrim Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2008
    Just out of curiosity, can you put a left handed neck on a right handed bass to achieve a reverse headstock without any real negative effects on your tone? Or is this completely impossible?


    ::EDIT:: Obviously reverse the nut as well.
  2. VincentGrim

    VincentGrim Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2008
  3. broadblik


    Aug 10, 2008
    Sheffield, UK

    Loads of people did it, and loads more still do.

    Tim Commerford used to have a Lefty neck on one of his fenders and tuned it BEAD.

    "For better string tension"
  4. danomite64


    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    All I use are left-handed necks!
  5. wizay


    Mar 5, 2008
    Wow:O :p
  6. Kenny Allyn

    Kenny Allyn

    Mar 25, 2006
    Yeah I have what I call my Jimi Jazz 62 RI neck on a Geddy body ...

    It's off at my techs right now getting marker dots on the neck

    the 63 neck is a good one to use with the reverse tuners which tune normally upside down

    :) ... Looks really cool and works great!
  7. VincentGrim

    VincentGrim Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2008
    yessssssss I'm excited that this is gonna work!

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