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Swapped Neck on RW 50s With a MIJ '52 Reissue Neck. Big Difference

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by RichCuellarPDX, Feb 23, 2020.

  1. seeyou

    seeyou TDPRI Member

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    Yes in most cases MIJ's are poly finished so you do have to scout around local websites in Japan to source the ones with Nitro which tend to only be on special runs eg the "Limited Collection" runs
     
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  2. moosie

    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Ah, interesting. Thanks.
     
  3. RichCuellarPDX

    RichCuellarPDX Tele-Meister

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    Mine is apparently from a '52 Reissue? Is that a Limited Series?
     
  4. RichCuellarPDX

    RichCuellarPDX Tele-Meister

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    Regardless, it transformed my Tele.
     
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    Guys has anyone changed a G&L neck out with a Tele neck?
    Are the ASAT Classics the same scale length as a Tele?
    My main guitar is a 2008/2009 ASAT Classic with a Rosewood board.

    i love it but I wouldn’t mind trying out different necks (Profile differences mainly) if they were interchangeable
     
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    Where "Made in Japan" used to be a bad connotation for a number of goods, for Fender, for the most part, it's a pretty good mark to have "Crafted in Japan" on it.

    I have a Fender "CIJ" P51 re-issue bass that I will never part with. Other than some stock cheaper wiring, thing plays like a dream with a Seymour Duncan single coil & flat wounds on it. Its worth twice what I paid for it in 2007.

    Mid to late '90's Epiphone had a very good factory in Korea and a lot of those instruments from that time period have stood up very well in quality and resale/collectors value.
     
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    RichCuellarPDX Tele-Meister

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    I just bought a Made In Japan Epiphone Elitist SG and its seriously on par with any Gibson Ive played.
     
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    That's the good things about axes, you can fall in love with so many, love my Fenders but my vintage Epi's are sweet too....
     
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