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Neck radius

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Groove Theory, Jan 4, 2005.


  1. Groove Theory

    Groove Theory Grizzly Adams DID have a beard.

    Oct 3, 2004
    The Psychiatric Ward
    Hey folks, if this belongs in basses feel free to move it...
    I recently got a 1993 warwick fortress one fretless, and the guy I got it from was using roundwounds on it, needless to say there are a few very minor marks on the fretboard from them. I like flats, so I wanted to smooth out the fretboard...

    Does anyone know what fingerboard radius warwick used on their early fortress basses, if any? :confused:

    it's a wenge fingerboard and what I was planning on doing was to sand a small amount off with a higher grit paper, then buff it super smooth with 0000 steel wool. and condition it w/ lemon oil....

    Does anyone have any suggestions on good things to do/not to do? :help:

    Thanks!