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what strats have realy round necks BIG!!!

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by joolzriff, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. joolzriff

    joolzriff Member

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    the back of them>>>?? need something realy round cos my hand is fatiguing on 4 sets,is there anything off the shelf that fender makes that might interest me that dosnt cost over $2,000?????
     
  2. Redbell

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    Well, just a suggestion but find a strat you dig & order a neck with the specs you want from USAG or Warmoth.
     
  3. VaughnC

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    Vintage Hot Rod '62 for under $2k, Music Zoo's NoNeck Fender Strats or Fender Custom Shop '56 for over $2K.
     
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    I have 2 MIJ 62 RIs that have baseball bat necks. There's a guy on eBay that sells Fender parts that always has a few necks.
     
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    My Pop's 96 Strat Plus has an unusually large and round neck. Probably the nicest and biggest one I have felt on a Strat that wasnt custom.
     
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    get an Allparts FAT replacement neck, licenced by Fender and wonderfully big
     
  7. RJM/rydog2223

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    I have a 91' strat plus with a big neck on it. I think it's a 10 or maybe even 12in radius?? I also have a 56' CS with a 9.5 radius and the neck is pretty chunky. Either of the two you can get used at a decent price. Good luck!
     
  8. jpage

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    The "thin skin" nitro Fender Strats (American Vintage or something) have a street price of around $1600 and seem to be great guitars. I need a strat and am thinking of picking one of these up--I played one locally and really thought the neck was comfortable (my hands are huge). I might on the other hand do a Warmoth partsocaster--the boat profile is huge and the SRV is nicely chunky.

    Yea--we in the big hands group have alot fewer choices in lower priced guitars.
     
  9. Bill Brasky

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    The earlier Jeff Beck sig models were supposedly baseball bats.
     
  10. Leonc

    Leonc Wild Gear Hearder Gold Supporting Member

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    10-4 on that. Huge.

    The Warmoth boat carve is big and round too.

    I have the SRV carve on my Warmoth neck; rather larger and round but slightly asymmetrical. really fits my hand nicely. Love it!
     
  11. jazzandmetal?

    jazzandmetal? Supporting Member

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    My k-line with allparts fat neck.
     
  12. joolzriff

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    do the jeff becks come in any other colour other than ugly??? man it may have to be a warmoth project
     
  13. Guitartim

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    +1 on the SRV Strat neck profile and great sounding Texas Specials.

    New or used they are under your price range.
     
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    Find a used Jeff Senn guitar. Huge freaking neck and just a fabulous instrument.
     
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    EJ Strats have a larger neck profile
     
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    Another SRV recomendation here. Nice chunky rounded neck for a Strat and under $1500 new.
     
  18. Mr. Crow

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    I looking for fat AND wide. Many of the fat necks, like the Hot Rod, R. Cray, and the Thin Skin series have fat necks but a 1.65 nut width. My fingers get bunched up on this width, I'm looking for something wider.

    I find the American Series has a nicer width, but not enough fatness/depth.
    Can anyone suggest a neck with both attributes that I'm seeking?
     
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    Seriously, my MIJ Strats have necks very similar to my 50s neck LP.
     
  20. Dave Orban

    Dave Orban Gold Supporting Member

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    Indeed. Easy to do, and you get exactly what you want, with minimal headaches.
     

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