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Would a neck from a '97 MIA Jazz Deluxe fit a new Flea model?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by madsedan, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. madsedan


    Sep 9, 2009
    Just trying to confirm before I buy a loaded body from one of these new Flea models.
  2. rogerbmiller

    rogerbmiller Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2003
    No. Those bases had 21 or 22 frets if I re call. The flea is based on a 61 jazz which only has the standard 20 frets.

    In other words, even if the neck "fits" you would have to move the bridge in order for the base to maintain its 34 inch scale and intonate properly.
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2017
  3. Lownote38


    Aug 8, 2013
    Nashville, TN

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  4. madsedan


    Sep 9, 2009
    Got it, thanks guys!

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