Warmoth replacement strat body question

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  1. hotmod

    hotmod Member

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    So, i have everything i need in parts to complete a stratocaster guitar except the body.I was thinking to take the Warmoth route and buy a replacement body from them.
    My question to all of you that have done this before is,will the Fender neck fit to the neck pocket of a Warmoth strat body without any work needed to be done?
    My neck is a Fender custom shop relic '56 reissue one.
     
  2. rjpilot

    rjpilot Member

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    The neck will fit in the pocket no problem.
     
  3. Muzzy

    Muzzy Supporting Member

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    I've bought several warmoth necks for fender bodies and they always fit perfectly. I'm sure the bodies would be the same.
     
  4. Boris Bubbanov

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    Mine did not. Pocket way too shallow.

    $ 149 plus shipping for an unfinished ash body. Disaster. All the USACG and all the Allparts bodies I've done (50+) have turned out far better.
     
  5. T92780

    T92780 Silver Supporting Member

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    Call Warmoth.
     
  6. Go Cat Go!!

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    I've done this multiple times with Warmoth necks onto Fender bodies or Fender necks onto Warmoth bodies. It's not an issue.
     
  7. telest

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    Have built many Strats, Teles using Warmoth bodies. As long as your neck has standard Fender specs, all is well.
     
  8. Rob Taft

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    Have assembled 3 guitars using Warmoth bodies and Fender necks and have replaced the necks on all 3 of my remaining Fender guitars with Warmoth necks and I have never had any fit issues.
     
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    I have used Warmoth necks for several MIM and USA Fender strats.
    All fit 100% fine.
     

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