Replacement fat Strat neck with aged finish

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  1. Brad Scott

    Brad Scott Supporting Member

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    I'd like to replace the neck on my '60 Relic Strat with a neck that has a fat profile; something in the neighborhood of .880 - .980 or so ... possibly even a full inch. I'd also like to have it finished in nitro with a vintage amber tint and slightly aged.

    Any recommendations on who could provide a large profile neck and vintage finish?


    Thanks
     
  2. JB6464

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    Warmoth 59 or Fatback strat neck with nitro aged finish.
    I like the 59 spec (.860-.960) the best with a 10* straight fretboard radius.
    The Fatback neck is 1 inch thick if you like huge baseball bat neck fatness,lol.
    They also offer 10-16 compound radius necks if you like that modern feel better.
     
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  3. mcdonaldkd

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    Mark Jenny at MJT could do one for you. I love my fat neck that I got through MJT.
     
  4. moosewayne

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    Warmoth.
    No brainer.
     
  5. FLStratcat

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    Warmoth Fatback w/ the satin vintage tint nitro finish :aok
     
  6. calpa94

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    I have a warmoth 59 roundback. It's a really nice neck but definately not fat. The fatback profile is probably the way to go although I've never p;ayed this neck.
     
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    Warmoth fatback or boatneck. I have a fatback on a strat and love it.
     
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    Do you have a straight radius or compound radius neck ?
     
  9. Brad Scott

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    What are the measurements (1st and 12th) of the Fatback neck? Also, will it accept Kluson-style vintage tuners and fit a Relic Strat heel?

    Thanks
     
  10. Muddy T-Bone

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    I have a USACG in '63 C profile that measures .85 to .98. 9.5" to 12" compound radius.

    The best neck I've ever played. We've bonded and become close freinds.

    I'm not sure if USACG offer a finished neck, but I finished mine in nitro.

    Warmoth makes fine necks, I've owned several. What Tommy at USACG does is to offer a more customised product than Warmoth if that's what your after.
     
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    One Inch for both 1st and 12th.
     
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    Guitar Mill or Musikraft!
     
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    Hard to beat Allparts SRO Fat. Buy one unfinished and have MJT finish it for you.
     
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    It's the 10-16 compound.
     
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    https://www.musikraft.com/store.php?pg1-cid41.html

    these guys are in south jersey. My buddy got a finished tele neck that is kick ass in everyway for his '52 reissue.
     
  17. Mark Robinson

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    I purchased a big neck from Musikraft a few months ago. It's outstanding in every way. I got exactly what I asked for in minute detail, it's not possible to find a problem with it. It also has the Fender headstock, left handed as I wanted. I prefer the Fender headstock shape, call me old fashioned.
     
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    Sounds like a Warmoth to me. I love my '59 roundback and am dying to try a boatneck. I don't think they can do aging though...
     
  19. Hulakatt

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    Sounds like the Allparts neck (2 actually, 1 for a strat and 1 for a tele) I picked up from Fralin. Very nicely tinted nitro, full inch thick at the 1 and 12 frets, very comfortable to play and both sound fantastic. I couldn't be more pleased! The only downside I've seen is maple fretboard only, no rosewood available.
     
  20. killer blues

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    I hear ya Mark. Us lefties have to be resourceful ya know
     

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