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This caught my eye

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Horokito, Dec 5, 2004.

  1. Hmmm.

    I don't know about how wise it would be to do this as the owner of your example is trying to sell his. :) On the other hand if you mark the centerline of both the neck pocket and the neck, and continually check the alignment of the two while you remove material from both sides of the pocket, then it would probably work.

    But that 4-string body had better be a pretty good one to merit this amount of work.
  2. Lyle Caldwell

    Lyle Caldwell

    Sep 7, 2004
    Wow, that bass raises alarms I never before suspected existed.

    I would think that it would be more cost effective to buy a 5 string body.