The boxes I currently possess aren't long enough for the scale length to work out unless the neck attaches outside the box. I would appreciate some help. Also What is the ideal box for this project?

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I have the same problem, I have a couple of 6 string necks I would like to attach, but the bolts are outside the box. I plan on cutting the neck slot deeper and gluing in an extension block that the neck will bolt to. Everything will need to be reinforced to support the extra tension of a 6 string neck.
This thread has a little info about the neck:
http://www.cigarboxnation.com/forum/topics/needing-advice-for-my-fi...
Cheers Ron
A bit sticking out like this worked for my bolt on bass neck:

And you can get a neck angle with this setup very easily by just wedging bits of plastic or leather or anything under the end near the box. I think the picture is self explanatory but if you have any questions.........
That is what I had in mind but as they say, "a picture is worth a thousand words. Much appreciated!
Fergus Morris said:
A bit sticking out like this worked for my bolt on bass neck:

And you can get a neck angle with this setup very easily by just wedging bits of plastic or leather or anything under the end near the box. I think the picture is self explanatory but if you have any questions.........
I did it similar to this, I just had more wood sticking out so I could actually do a neck pocket. Matt
I am curious did you use a long or short scale bass neck?
Fergus Morris said:
A bit sticking out like this worked for my bolt on bass neck:

And you can get a neck angle with this setup very easily by just wedging bits of plastic or leather or anything under the end near the box. I think the picture is self explanatory but if you have any questions.........
It's long scale, but the neck does protrude slightly into the box as you can see in this video of it:
Niles Galloway said:
I am curious did you use a long or short scale bass neck?


Fergus Morris said:
A bit sticking out like this worked for my bolt on bass neck:

And you can get a neck angle with this setup very easily by just wedging bits of plastic or leather or anything under the end near the box. I think the picture is self explanatory but if you have any questions.........

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