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Bolt on necks. Pros and cons.

Started this discussion. Last reply by darryl kernaghan Feb 19. 6 Replies

What are the pros and cons of a bolt on neck. Other than being able to change the neck angle. Are they worth the effort?Continue

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darryl kernaghan replied to Larry Barber's discussion Bolt on necks. Pros and cons.
"All my cbg's have been bolt on, or bolt in in the case of through necks, if you allow scope for adjustment, it really gives you a lot more options when you have playability issues"
Feb 19
Taffy Evans replied to Larry Barber's discussion Bolt on necks. Pros and cons.
"Hi, I'm in the bolt/screw on neck camp. All my CBGs that I have built have either bolt or screwed on necks. Even the neck through models are bolted. This means of course they are easily adjustable and/or removable. This means that action height…"
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Cause the Blue rat replied to Larry Barber's discussion Bolt on necks. Pros and cons.
"As far as made for sliding CBGs go I don't really see any advantage. For those of us picky players who like our strings as low as they will go then yes. Being about to adjust the angle of the neck is important. But the average CBG and player…"
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Moritz Voegeli replied to Larry Barber's discussion Bolt on necks. Pros and cons.
"I'm interested in acoustic CBGs only and experimenting a lot with the same Partagas boxes, to find out, which constructions sound better than others. I have two CBGs of identical boxes with identical sound holes, one neck through and one neck…"
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jason fitzgibbons replied to Larry Barber's discussion Bolt on necks. Pros and cons.
"I like doing bolt on necks. As long as your neck pocket is nice and tight, you get awesome results. You can also easily raise the stack height increasing the break angle on your bridge. It also makes mounting electric pickups very easy since you…"
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Bolt on necks. Pros and cons.

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