Does (or will) Fender sell a fat tele neck with rosewood fretboard?

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  1. teleplayr

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    Got a question concerning Fender guitars or parts?

    Email Fender and ask!
     
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    You don't think I've tried that before?
     
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    backporchmusic Friend of Leo's

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    The MIJ offset telecaster model has a U shaped mahogany neck with a rosewood board.
     
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  4. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Partscasters are your friend. Find a FAT rosewood aftermarket neck, many makers have been suggested.

    Fender doesn't offer what you want in a production model or as parts, but shouldn't stop you from screwing one together. There are a few people on the web who will make your decal for you, or print one. Just don't mention fake Fender decals and you'll stay golden :)
     
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    BorderRadio Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    I have one, and it is indeed a decent baseball bat. Still not the biggest neck I own, and it's rare. Except in Japan, check out the new ones with two P90s. Come in cherry, trans white, BSB, and trans black. My kind of LP Special!

    https://www.ikebe-gakki.com/ec/pro/disp/1/651006

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    magicfingers99 Friend of Leo's

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    most of the fat fender necks are just skinny necks that they've injected full of collagen,antibiotics and steroids. You'll find them to be high maintenance and probably more trouble than they are worth.
     
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  9. ladave

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    Congrats! I think that's the one I was eyeing for awhile...
     
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  10. ladave

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    This is what prompted me to build my Strat partscaster. Ended up going with a Musikraft Chunky C and choosing dark rosewood option. Excellent neck, and I just ordered my 4th from them.

    Just be aware that their 6105 frets are not as tall as Fender. This caused me some problems on my maple board and I actually ended up doing my first refret on a brand new neck.
     
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    golfnut Friend of Leo's

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    Good to know. These are the types of things that keep me from ordering any of these 3rd party necks. Expensive and its hard to know exactly what you'll get.
     
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    In fairness to MK, they do state fret dimensions on their site. I just assumed all 6105 frets were the same and I had to learn the hard way. After spraying the finish and doing a fret level, they were just too low for my taste.

    And I did get to learn how to do a refret.
     
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    My apologies vibroverb.... I just saw the "U" shape neck. Sorry to give false information.
     
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