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Chunkiest Neck?

Discussion in 'Squier Tele Forum' started by TeleTown, Nov 27, 2018.

  1. TeleTown

    TeleTown Friend of Leo's

    Oct 10, 2010
    Twangers Medows USA
    What Squier Strat comes with a chunky neck? Thanks..
     
  2. nicod98

    nicod98 Tele-Holic

    958
    Jul 7, 2014
    Belgium
    I'm not a specialist in stratocaster necks... (suppose that's what's sister site strat-talk.com is for :)) .

    Talking telecasters: even though some seem to contradict that, my Standards seem to have the "fullest" neck profile of my collection. The thinnest profile in my collection seems to be the CVC.

    My limited stratocaster experience with Squier Affinity and Standards tells me stratocaster necks tend to be thinner than telecaster necks in the Squier range. I have no experience with Fender branded stratocasters.
     
  3. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 10, 2018
    In space with Ziggy
    I don't think any Squiers come with chunky necks as far as I know.
    I have one of the classic vibe 50's anniversary gold strats and it has a medium slim neck.
    Most things in Asia seem to be made smaller. I order 5xl t shirts on ebay from China sellers and they arrive looking like skin tight boob tubes.:)
    I'm normally xl size.
     
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2018
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  4. tele12

    tele12 Friend of Leo's

    Dec 2, 2006
    NY
    Chunky necks are rare in Fender Strats.
    From what I have seen they are nonexistent on Squier Strats.
     
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  5. mimmo

    mimmo Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    43
    Mar 18, 2010
    Paris France - Rome Italy
    I'd say the Custom II
     
  6. stantheman

    stantheman Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 10, 2003
    White Mountains
    Of all the Squiers I've played the Indonesian Standards had the best necks.

    As far as colossal necks go the Kay Model K1 8901 is a certified tree trunk.

    Strat-wise the 1st Generation Jeff Beck Signatures are my favorite Biggies.
     
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  7. archetype

    archetype Fiend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Jun 4, 2005
    Williamsville NY
    IIRC if you want a Squier Tele neck with a bit of chunk to it you can use one from the Squier Vintage Modified ‘51. The early ones were bigger than the later ones.
     
  8. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    66
    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    The one you order a replacement neck for from Warmoth or Allparts. In my limited experience, even "chunkier" stock necks are only 1 5/8" in width at nut, and for me, I want "wide/fat" like a PRS. I ordered a fatback(1" depth), 1 11/16" at nut from Warmoth, and it's wonderful. (for me)
    Rather than searching for a needle in a haystack....make it yourself!
     
  9. Shuster

    Shuster Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    400
    Oct 31, 2018
    South Texas
    If you want one of the best fat necks out there, try out any of the Wylde Audio guitars!! Zakk Wylde's company, best neck of any guitar in my collection!
    Now if you don't mind setting up a guitar, look on Rondo Music. This is the guitar my nephew bought a few years ago, and it had a fat neck on it, I wish I had on all of guitars!! Great Mod candidate!!

    https://www.rondomusic.com/gravityntfmp09bklh.html
     
  10. Sollophonic

    Sollophonic Friend of Leo's

    The SE Strats have the thickest necks, but not all of them.

    Squier '51s have reasonably full necks, as do the Squier Std Teles.

    It's all over the place though.

    I have owned Affinity Teles in the past, that are supposed to have skinny, thin, narrow necks, yet a couple of the ones I have had, have been nothing of the sort.

    Others have been as described,
     
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