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Mating a new body and new neck for the first time

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by sb69coupe, Aug 25, 2004.


  1. sb69coupe

    sb69coupe

    Aug 9, 2004
    Raleigh NC
    Hi guys, I tried searching for previous posts on this to no avail. So here goes...

    I'm considering buying a complete body and a complete neck and assembling them together myself. For those who may have seen the Signature bodies and necks being sold on ebay, that's what I'm interested in. Problem is, I've never removed or installed a bolt-on neck before. I've done plenty of truss rod, intonation, and string height adjustments but I've never ventured further than that. Can anyone point me to a decent reference on how to properly install, shim, align, etc a new neck?

    Thanks in advance for any help,
    Shannon