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Bolt on necks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Kinzie Apr 3. 9 Replies

Is anyone using bolt on necks?  Any problems or recommendations.  I know it may require some bracing depending on the type of box you are using.Continue

 

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Mike Kinzie replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"Thanks. May try that"
Apr 3
Taffy Evans replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"I hear you Mike, I have a few box's that are so lightly made I would not even consider them. I put a small block inside the box and another outside the box [the heal] and use two bolts into threaded insert nuts. Both are knock down furniture…"
Apr 3
Mike Kinzie replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"Thanks for the info. My main concern is if box bracing is needed to keep it from bending under tension. Will probably add a brace to be safe. "
Apr 3
JP Lace Master replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"I use a lot of bolt on necks for my builds, attaching them is easy enough, I use a length of wood down the box or tin to mount the neck and then wedge a second piece between the length and the lid to mount and brace the…"
Apr 3
ILL GREEN replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"I suggest to cut out neck plates from 1/4" thick wood. Or if you are a blacksmith, you can custom make your own plates because I never found metal neck plates for a cbg. I tend to make my own from wood. Also, if you have a truss rod in the…"
Apr 3
Taffy Evans replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"Hi, I use bolt or screw on necks almost exclusively. I do not feel bracing has any bearing on bolted or non bolted necks, Braces are more to do with top stability and/or top responsiveness. But may be you are referring to the neck block and heal…"
Apr 3
BrianQ. replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
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Mike Kinzie replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"Thanks.  "
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Timothy Hunter replied to Mike Kinzie's discussion Bolt on necks
"https://cigarboxnation.com/forum/topic/search?q=Bolt+on+necks search feature turned up quite a lot of posts  about bolt on necks. hope this helps."
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Bolt on necks

Is anyone using bolt on necks?  Any problems or recommendations.  I know it may require some bracing depending on the type of box you are using.See More
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"Sorry, just posted pix of my first build but comments didn’t get added.  Looking forward to learning to play."
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"  Thanks.,  Will be starting my first build as soon as all the hardware arrives.  Looking forward to building then learning to play. Mike"
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At 1:10pm on January 7, 2018, Darryl Tuttle said…

If I can be of any help with build...feel free to ask...not an expert by any means

 
 
 

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