suhr: swapping necks

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by evhfan, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. evhfan

    evhfan Member

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    hi guys
    i have 4 suhrs...all are the exact same specs...just the colors are different.

    my main guitar has a slight chip on the side of the neck...doesn't hurt playability...just cosmetic.

    but i was thinking about swapping the neck with one of my other ones...

    can you do this?...they are the same spec neck/body/bridge/etc....
     
  2. matt5150

    matt5150 Either U Know Or U Don't Supporting Member

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    It is possible, but the guitars are built to have an almost seamless joint between the body and neck and you risk possible finish damage swapping them back and forth.

    I would be especially cautious of the one with the chip.

    Matt
     
  3. evhfan

    evhfan Member

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    thanks for the response matt...i'll probably just leave it as is...it's only cosmetic...

    why would you be cautious of the one with the chip, though?
     
  4. Aardvark

    Aardvark Silver Supporting Member

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    I have swapped necks between Suhrs. Some are interchangeable, some are not. All you can do is try gently. Don't force anything. You might prefer the tone or appearance after swapping. Good luck.
     
  5. loudboy

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    Then it won't be your favorite one anymore...

    Loudboy
     
  6. JDouglee

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    How bad is the chip? Take a photo & email it to John, they might be able to help.
     
  7. oscar100

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    often wondered about that - seems like a good idea in theory but i reckon once a gtr has settled in - dont touch it
     

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