Strats & Teles with LP necks?

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  1. RichieRich

    RichieRich Senior Member

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    Are there any standard production Strats or Teles with LP carve necks/fretboard radii? I love my Strat but the 60's neck on my Les Paul feels like home.
     
  2. HoboMan

    HoboMan Silver Supporting Member

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    Not sure if Fender is making anything but you could probably get an aftermarket neck (warmoth) that would suit you.
    I love the Tele body style but wasn't real happy with many of the Tele necks I played. I recently bought a used Carvin TL60 (Tele) with a very slim Gibsonish neck that I LOVE. Now my main guitar.
     
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    Agreed - I am doing a Tele build using a Warmoth "Conversion" neck - bolts on like normal, but is a Gibson scale. I am getting one with a Fat carve so there is enough room for minor reshaping...
     
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    The EJ has a thicker neck with 12" radius, low flat frets like Gibson. Probably closer to a chunky50's feel.
     
  5. RichieRich

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    i love ej strats, just wish it was a rw fretboard!!!:BITCH
     
  6. PlexiFuzz

    PlexiFuzz I know karate. Voodoo, too.

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    I have an lp neck on my pine tele. It was bought from Musikraft, and refinished by jaydawg (member here who also made the body and put the tele together). It's got a 12" radius, 59 LP profile (.87 to .97) and 6150 frets. My left hand loves it and thinks it's playing my LP. This one is all maple, but I've got a rosewood one here, too (you have a PM).
     
  7. RichieRich

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    Can someone please just tell me which neck I would need to order to get the following? I'm not good with neck specs or measurements:

    Fender Stratocaster neck
    Maple neck, Rosewood fretboard, standard Fender style inlays
    50's style headstock
    neck carve, fretboard radius and frets the same as a Gibson Les Paul Standard with 60's neck
    Fender Stratocaster scale
    Thin Nitro finish with vintage tint
    Tuner holes to be for vintage style Fender tuners
     
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    Fender is going to have a new hollow tele that is suppose to be a 24.75 inch scale length. They should be in stores soon: http://www.fender.com/products//search.php?partno=0262350538

    The fender specs say 25.5, but Jim Atkins (guitarist/singer of Jimmy Eat World) said he's sure that it will have a 24.75 inch scale length, that it was one of the important features of the guitar. Just something to possibly keep your eyes open for next time you're at a guitar shop.
     
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    Rhomco Silver Supporting Member

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    Go 2 Warmoth.com website;
    Call the number and tell them what you want. They will do everything you want except the nitro. There are several people (like me) who will do the finish in nitrocellulose for you or guide you thru doing it yourself.
    best of luck on what sounds like a great strat.
    Rob
     
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    have you looked at a G&L #4 neck
     

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