Re: 69 P-Bass Neck Warp
- From: patpowersspam@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 17:23:12 -0000
On Oct 15, 12:56 pm, RJM <mcdermott.rob...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Oct 15, 12:46 pm, Pt <pea...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Oct 15, 11:33 am, mcdermott.rob...@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
I have a 69 P-Bass, which has excellent tone and playability below the
12th fret, however it's got what I refer to as a 'dead spot' above the
My set-up guy said that there is a bit of a warp in the neck that is
keeping him from being able to get rid of the buzz. I don't think it
matters (I dunno maybe it does) but the tension rod is turned all the
way. I only say I don't think it matters because the rest of the neck
Does anyone have any experience with drastic neck straightening
techniques? I've heard that necks can be heated and pressed. And if
antone does know about that or another process, would you worry about
the age of the neck, and possible damage to the fretboard?
Thanks in advance,
You might consider buying a new Fender neck.
Plenty available on ebay in the $200 range.
Less if you have tuners for it.
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That's a good idea. I wonder if it would affect the tone. Also, does
anyone know what the story is with P-Bass necks over the years? This
69' has a nice slim neck, compared to a 57' re-issue that I also own
which has a much thicker neck. I've heard many people refer to P-
Basses as having think necks, and always wondered if the 69' was an
The neck was whatever. There is no pattern.
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