Squier bullet red sparkle with a 50’s neck (for your appreciation).

moonman2

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Decided to put my spare 50’s nitro neck on my bullet.
It worked out surprisingly well.
Plays and sounds great.
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looks good..is the high e string a little close to the edge of the fret board there or is it the angle of the pic..prolly the angle
Will be interested to hear from moonman2 on this. It does look a bit close, even in the first pic, which seems to be full frontal.
 

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Did the neck holes line up?
They did indeed.
Surprisingly, it didn’t even need a set up. I just screwed the neck on, put strings on ... and the action was great.
The guitar has come alive.
Very resonant and has lots of projection.
 

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looks good..is the high e string a little close to the edge of the fret board there or is it the angle of the pic..prolly the angle
Slightly.
It’s not extreme though.
It seems to gradually get a little closer to the edge, as it moves higher up the neck.
It’s not so much towards the nut.
It’s a Hosco neck, so I assume that there’s a slight thinning of the neck at the high end on the high E side.
 
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Just detuned and shifted the saddles a mm or two to the left and adjusted the saddle heights so there’s less of a curve. Then retuned.
This is the outcome / result ....
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Looks like that helped. Does it play okay—that E string doesn’t slide off the fingerboard when you play it?
Plays great (surprisingly great).

It’s a 7.25 radius, so it’s obviously easier to pull/push the strings over; but not unless you physically go out of your way to.
 




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