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StewMac Neck Shims for Bass
DescriptionStewMac Neck Shims for Bass
Tapered maple shims used to change the angle of a bolt-on neck.
To change the angle of a bolt-on neck, players and repair shops have used shims for years. We've seen everything from matchbook covers to guitar picks stuck in neck joints.
Those kinds of shims create an unwanted gap under the heel of the neck: a dead air space where humidity condenses to swell the wood. As Dan Erlewine describes in his Guitar Player Repair Guide: "This gap may cause
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Discussed in Fender Fullerton Reissue club in the TalkBass community
BTW, did anyone else notice how sky high the string action is set on this Jazz bass? Based on my experience, judging by where the tops of saddle height adjustment screws are at, relative the to holes in the bridge saddles and the string height around the 17th, this bass needs at least a 1 degree neck shim. That's assuming ... ... more
Seems like it sold already. ... more