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Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ghm on Saturday. 6 Replies

Anybody have experience with these necks?  Go for anywhere from 50 to 70 bucks on Ebay, AliExpress and Amazon.  Chinese.  Heres the AliExpress link.  …Continue

Home Depot and Lowes necks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Over The Edge Oct 2, 2018. 37 Replies

A few comments and then a few questions.  Since I don't have good maple or other decent hardwoods readily available to me I use the 1x2's from the home centers.  Went to HD and Lowes yesterday…Continue

Whose preamp do you recommend?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 17, 2018. 4 Replies

Beginner.  Starting my fourth build.  Used the eq-7545r on the first three with great success.  Its ok.  Price is right and comes ready to plug in and go.  The curves are a bit of a hassle to deal…Continue

 

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ghm replied to ghm's discussion Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?
"Yeah, it looks like it came from the same factory that does all those cheap $30 strat style necks you see on ebay.  Probably attempting to expand into the CBG business.   If it were $25 I would be tempted to try one just for…"
Saturday
Jerry Jordan replied to ghm's discussion Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?
"That pic looks like ones sold by MGB .,.,I did not know they were Chinese .,.,quality controls is the main thing.,., buy from someone that will let you return it if it is concave or convex, or warped.,., I always select kiln dried dead flat boards…"
Saturday
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to ghm's discussion Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?
"A fool and his money! Its like buying from Harbor Freight, somethings you buy and there's things you don't! These sound like they fall in "the things you don't" category. Buyer beware!"
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Cause the Blue rat replied to ghm's discussion Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?
"I threw caution to the wind and got a cheap Chinese neck off of amazon. I got what i paid for and nothing else. Completely useless. It's got an S warp on the headstock side. No truss rod will ever get that out. Personally I'd stick with a…"
Saturday
Tom T replied to ghm's discussion Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?
"I'm with Taffy on this one. The price is up there for a CBG component. The size is correct at 1 1/2" width and I'm guessing that the scale is 25" although it doesn't say so. The back of the neck is nicely rounded so I'm…"
Saturday
Taffy Evans replied to ghm's discussion Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?
"Hi ghm, I cant advise you on the quality, but it does look good in the photo. It sounds expensive to me though, that's around $125.00au, I'm geussing. And you don't really need the truss rod. I have used many Chinese 6 string necks,…"
Friday
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Chinese CBG necks - Opinions?

Anybody have experience with these necks?  Go for anywhere from 50 to 70 bucks on Ebay, AliExpress and Amazon.  Chinese.  Heres the AliExpress link.  …See More
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