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Hello,

This is my first message here :D

I own 2 Fender and I've always wanted to build my own one for fun and to save money. For my first guitar I'd like to keep it simple for a start by having simple electronics and purchase a pre-built bolts rosewood neck.

I love the Fender Custom FMT I have fmt_reward.jpg because it's so light and has a thin super fast neck so I want to build one fairly similar. The neck is quite similar to the Gibson SG neck.

So my question is: where can I find a THIN pre-built telecaster shaped neck ? Is it OK if I get a normal one and plane it to make it thinner or not ?

Are the mighty mite telecaster or the ones on allparts.com necks good value ? I'd love some suggestions on good pre-built necks.

No worries if my first guitar is a success, no doubt I will build the second one 100% :D

Cheers,

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I should also add that how thick a neck feels is not just down to thickness!!! The shape of the neck contour/profile and the nut width/string spacing are just as important.

So try out lots of guitars and take measurements of what you like

You can take a fat neck and make it feel thinner by removing wood from the 'cheeks' of the neck profile and making it slightly more v shaped. This is safer than actuially making it thinner because on pre-made necks you do not always know how deep the truss rod is in the neck

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you'll find the warmoth standard thin is pretty much standard fender as they are fender licensed replacement necks or fender spares if you like.

I you love ur fender neck you will love the warmoth vintage modern [VM ] standard thin warmoth necks even better

they have 1 5/8" nut width or 1 11/16" nut width an it dont make a lot of diference

they are great necks i bought quite a few and use them on all my guitars to date

I am very fussy about the profile and nut width

check out the warmoth showcase

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you'll find the warmoth standard thin is pretty much standard fender as they are fender licensed replacement necks or fender spares if you like.

I you love ur fender neck you will love the warmoth vintage modern [VM ] standard thin warmoth necks even better

they have 1 5/8" nut width or 1 11/16" nut width an it dont make a lot of diference

they are great necks i bought quite a few and use them on all my guitars to date

I am very fussy about the profile and nut width

check out the warmoth showcase

thanks mate you make them sound good :D

do you have any idea where their maple and rosewood wood comes from ? If not I will email them to ask.

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