Gap where the neck joins the body, need your expert opinion

King Diamond

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It's fine, neck fit around the sides has nada to do with tone. Even a .001 gap is still an air gap.
Yeah, unfortunately I opened up Pandoras box with my question.
Now I have a load of pain in the ass to figure out tomorrow.
 

Freeman Keller

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Thanks a lot Freeman, I'll update you tomorrow, people are sleeping in the house right now and I don't want to wake them up working on a guitar.
I have a notched straight edge here, so I will take a pen and draw a line on both sides and check if the bridge is centered.
Yeah, the whole idea is that you want the same gap between the high and low E strings and the edge of the fretboard. If you had tuners on the guitar and a nut you could do it that way, I locate the bridge after I have the neck in the pocket .
 

King Diamond

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Did the measuring, five times, and it's pretty much center.
I really have to strain my eyes to see if it's any off, it looks center to me, I would say it's off by 0.2mm just for the sake of possible margin of human error.
 




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