Cabronita Neck UPGRADE!

Discussion in 'Squier Telecasters' started by IronSchef, Feb 28, 2020.

  1. IronSchef

    IronSchef Dr. Squier

    Jun 18, 2012
    Flew here on my Dragonfly
    I'm upgrading my Cabronita hot-rod -- removing the Fender Modern Player neck (selling that on eBay) and replacing it with a Squier Classic Vibe 50s neck

    wait, what?? :eek::eek::eek:

    yep - replacing the Fender neck w/ a Squier neck --> upgrade (IMO)

    let me elaborate -- the Fender neck is a CIC Modern Player neck, and its a beautiful neck --- but its 22 frets fully to the heel (NOT an overhang like normal 22 fret necks)

    This created an extra 1/4" (approx) in the nut-to-bridge span, which I had to compensate for by moving the saddles VERY far forward!! It works, and the guitar plays and sounds great -- but the look has bugged me since I built this guitar

    should be pretty quick to mount this up tonight and re-do the set-up


    oh, and I'll be UPGRADING one more bit on this girl ;)

    gotta get the right badge on this baby :D

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    corn, Rat cam 68, fattboyzz and 5 others like this.
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