MiseryMonster
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#1
hey guys, so i did this a couple weeks ago:

now it just so happened that one of my cousins buddys had an extra neck



i was wondering how to go about doing this, if there's anything i should/ shouldn't do when changing a neck. it seems pretty straight forward to me but i'd rather be sure before I **** anything up worse.
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jeleopard
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#2
I screamed at the first pic.

I'd imagine just screw it in...
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MiseryMonster
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#4
actually, it fits pretty much exactly how the other one did. i was wondering the same thing myself, but it seems like its gonna work
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#5
Bolt it on then. Before you string it up, measure from the nut to the 12th fret, and the 12th fret to the bridge. If they match then you're okay.
amatas83
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#6
you'll have to re-intonate for sure.
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J_W
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#7
Neck pickup is probably going to be in the way of those extra 2 frets. Look how the fret board overhangs the neck.
MiseryMonster
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#8
Quote by J_W
Neck pickup is probably going to be in the way of those extra 2 frets. Look how the fret board overhangs the neck.


your right, the neck does overhang. but the original neck does too, im not 100% sure, but it overhangs pretty much the same as the original does. ill have to take another look at it when i get home

Quote by amatas83
you'll have to re-intonate for sure.

iv'e heard about this, im not 100% sure how to do it though, is it something i can do myself or do i have to take it to the shop?
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Last edited by MiseryMonster at Oct 23, 2012,
sytharnia1560
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#9
All you have to do is hold one neck against the other (fretboards touching) and you will see right away where the heels sit compared to each other and will have your answer........I'm picking the intonation will be out. Yes the neck will fit the pocket given the fact that its still a jackson neck. Good thing is you have a pick guard which makes moving the front pick up easier so you can rout out the little bit of the neck joint to correct it. Totally worth do
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#10
Quote by MiseryMonster
your right, the neck does overhang. but the original neck does too, im not 100% sure, but it overhangs pretty much the same as the original does. ill have to take another look at it when i get home


If it doesn't overhang more it's going to be longer, looking at the pic it's a longer neck and won't be intonated correctly.