Finally did what I've thought about for like 6 years. Bought a (all stock) CV50 to swap the necks, to get a maple fb on the CVC I bought in 2009 (Nocaster bridge pickup, otherwise all stock). CVC 2009 and CV 2012 mated by weelie posted Aug 22, 2018 at 1:51 PM I've had 9-49's (custom set with very light B and G strings for bending) on the CVC for ages (my "Gibsons" have 10s or 11s, no other Fenders in the house). But... I installed the 10-46 with a wound G on the rosewood necked CV. Wow! It is great! Now only need a WBW pickguard to get my Cropper etc jones covered. Reminds me of the best 60s style tele I've ever played... which was a 63 CS Esquire sunburst. But, well, now I have the sunburst in the other guitar... not about to Esquire CV50, the neck pup sounds good! The maple necked CVC sounded a strident and blah t in comparison, so I changed the strings to 10-16 (plain G). But it does not sound any better. Hmmm.... what sould I do. It looks great. Maybe need to get me some nines, do some setup (saddles appear lower on the CVC, but haven't checked the string eight properly), ... let's see. Note: Compensated brass saddles on the CVC and threaded steel on CV.