Anyone see anything like this

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Anyone see anything like this

Postby (jdean) » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:35 pm

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Here's a pic of the neck P/U rout in my '75 4001. If I didnt know any better I would think it was hacked, wonder what the reason for the screws could be. I,m the 2nd owner so I know nobodys been in there cept me.
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Re: Anyone see anything like this

Postby (bassduke49) » Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:40 pm

Looks like someone also poured in epoxy and half filled the neck-pickup rout with it as well. Don't know what the screws could have done.
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Re: Anyone see anything like this

Postby (lumgimfong) » Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:58 am

Speculation:
Screws add weight=less neck dive?

I have heard of peeps using fishing lead weights on cavity for this too.
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Re: Anyone see anything like this

Postby (Gilmourisgod) » Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:25 pm

Maybe an inept attempt to counteract "negative neck angle" by infilling the route with epoxy? If so, it wouldn't work, that would need to be solid maple blocking. Any signs of the neck bending towards the bridge? The screws in the wiring route are truly mysterious.
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Re: Anyone see anything like this

Postby (radapaw) » Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:58 am

my guess is someone got frustrated trying to get the wiring to line up with the fostner holes when putting the guard back down :lol:
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Re: Anyone see anything like this

Postby (admin) » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:11 am

You may have nailed it, Drew. :lol:
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