Reshaping an LP Historic neck

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  1. JZG

    JZG Member

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    Just curious...has anybody reshaped the back of the neck on a '58 Historic Les Paul? If so, what's involved? I'm looking for a little more "C" and a little less "D."
     
  2. paintguy

    paintguy Long Hair Hippy Freak Silver Supporting Member

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    Scraping, shaving and/or sanding and some refinishing is usually involved depending on what you are going for.

    I haven't done it to any of my Historics, but I have done it to many other Les Pauls, PRS and a few others.

    If you don't have experience with this, I would recommend sending it to your repairman/luthier of choice.
     
  3. Suriel Zayas

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    great question! i'm currently curious about that, any leads or luck?
     
  4. BrownDog

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    My '58 RI (a Beano replica) had its neck reshaped by RS Guitarworks as part of the "replica process" - the neck edges have also been rolled as well. Very nicely done - feels and plays great.

    With tone and oneness, Mike
     

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