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Does anybody like V necks ??

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by DANOCASTER, Oct 18, 2008.


    DANOCASTER Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    and I dont mean sweaters :rolleyes:

    I was going thru my "stock" inventory for upcoming builds and I have a chunky hard V to C rosewood neck ( tele )

    My question is this - everybody who has ordered a V neck wanted it to be a soft V. So , if I build a tele for sale w/ this hard V to C neck - will anybody want it ??

    this neck smoothly morfs from a hard V ( .86 ) to a full C (.99 ) - 9.5" radius and 6105 frets

    please chime in w/ your comments and thanks ahead of time for your contribution to this thread
  2. Big White Tele

    Big White Tele Member

    Apr 24, 2005
    Rocky Mountains
  3. MSS

    MSS Member

    Apr 9, 2008
    London Canada
    Count me in too........I have a strat with soft V which feels great and also a telecaster with more of what you describe, hard V but contours down to a C. Both great feeling and playing necks.......I didn't think I would like them but they are comfortable for my hands!
  4. shane88

    shane88 Member

    Oct 10, 2008
    sounds cool to me
  5. jetlag

    jetlag Member

    Aug 24, 2004
    Depends on how hard the V is. Are we talking like a fender CS 10/56 neck or like an old Tokai Springy Sound guitar from the 80s? I really like the amount of V that the typical 10/56 fender CS neck has or softer. Too hard of a V is pretty uncomfortable. Lately, my ideal spec neck is flatsawn, soft V to C, 1-11/16" width at nut, 0.880" at first fret, 0.96 to 1.0" at 12th fret, 7.25 to 9.5" radius with anything from 6105, 6150 or 6100 type frets. If I want rosewood I would prefer lam board but a slab wouldn't be a deal breaker. BTW, big fan of your work.

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