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  1. Thanks for the replies! Just needed a bit of reassurance on the neck fit, It's difficult to determine what's a tight fit and what's a snug fit. I'd hate to apply the glue then have the joint swell and not be able to fit the neck in the pocket. Both the body and neck have been made and have been sitting in the house for around 3 months, I've just checked today for any movement in the wood and as far as I can tell nothing has moved. I'm building the guitar in the UK but it will end up in Cyprus, once it's finished. I took a Kramer over to Cyprus 12 years ago, it's been there
  2. Hello folks, new member needing a bit of advice. I'm currently engrossed in my first build, an LP type, mahogany neck, mahogany body with a flamed maple cap, things are progressing slowly and mostly going very well. I now have the neck and body at the stage were I will need to glue them together soon. When dry fitted, everything lines up, however what is taxing me is, how tight should my neck pocket be when dry? Currently, when dry fitting the neck to the body, I do have to use a bit of force to get it into place by hand, it's not tight enough to need a clamp but I do need two
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