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Your favourite neck?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by newbold, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. newbold


    Sep 21, 2008
    How do your basses' necks play and why do they work for you?



    I wanna know!
  2. wicked_child


    Oct 19, 2007
    maple. smoothest neck for me.
  3. Unfinished anything (except g&l's, fantastic basses, cant stand the neck)
  4. Whatever Ken Smith and Spector do with they're necks are what i like.
  5. The neck on my ibanez SR905 is the closest to perfect that I've found for me.
  6. maurilio

    maurilio Musician - Owner Mo's Shop & MBD - Tech Nordstrand Commercial User

    May 25, 2003
    Redlands, CA
    After having owned dozens and dozens of basses:

    Nordy (Nordstrand)

    Smooth finish, shape.

  7. tescott


    May 6, 2008
    I love Lakland necks! Slim and unfinished/oiled. So good!
  8. gkbass13

    gkbass13 Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2006
    lakland and MTD USA basses play better than anything else ive touched.
  9. Rick 4001/4003 (the way the make them now, not the thicker ones from a few years ago) for most playing and Fender Jazz for slapping around.
  10. Unfinished D - shape necks (wick style) also the "Modern C" what my curbow has is nice and fast
  11. i like jazz bass necks.
    nice and thin and easy to play.

    as far as finishes go, i prefer a thick glossy neck.

    i had warmoth make my jazz bass neck with VT gloss polyurethane.
  12. MIA fender Jazz Basses, without a doubt, my fav neck
  13. MTD and Lakland in that order.
  14. Rano Bass

    Rano Bass

    Sep 9, 2006
    Tijuana Mex.
    1-EBMM Sterling, perfect neck IMO

    2-Fender jazz
  15. lowbass68


    Feb 3, 2008
    Unfinished J-Bass necks by Warmoth. My favorite woods are Padouk and Wenge.
  16. early 60's Fender Jazz size A neck w/ a satin finish. It feels soo good.
  17. lo-freq

    lo-freq aka UFO

    Jan 19, 2003
    DFW, Texas
    +1 -- love the shape and feel of them.
  18. mobax


    Dec 31, 2002
    New Baltimore, MI
    Those are my picks also.
  19. Dark Star

    Dark Star

    Jun 18, 2008
    CT, RI, NC
    Oiled Jazz bass neck, and the Modulus necks.

    Feels so good.
  20. nysbob


    Sep 14, 2003
    Cincinnati OH
    Fender precision "B" neck for me.

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