Can Fender neck fit G&L?
So the question arises “Can’t I just put a Fender neck on my G&L guitar”? The answer is no…. and here’s why. The heel of a Fender neck is very different from the heel of the G&L neck.
Are Gibson neck wider than Fender?
Most Fender Stratocaster Necks are 1” & 11/16ths at the nut which is wider than Gibson 1”&5/8ths for Les Pauls and SG’s ( Fender Telecaster is also 1”&5/8ths) . The difference is minor in actual dimension but noticeable in feel. Fender Necks are also Longer at 25.5” scale length vs Gibson 24 & ¾” .
How wide is a Fender neck?
What is this? The neck width at the nut of a typical Strat is 1.650 inches (42mm).
Are all Fender neck pockets the same size?
Most everyone makes neck pockets that are 5/8″ or . 625″ deep except Fender. They have made them in various depths and current Strats are not .
Which is easier to play Gibson or Fender?
Scale length. The Gibson has a shorter scale length to the Fender, meaning looser string tension and therefore easier playability, particularly on bends. You also have the option of upping the string gauge to 10’s or 11’s which give you an even bigger tone and more stable tuning, whilst still being manageable.
Who sells more Fender or Gibson?
If talking about just fender or gibson (not any of their subsidiaries), fender definitely sells more guitars, most because Gibson itself doesn’t have anything in the price range of a mexican strat that can sell well.
What guitars have wider necks?
Nylon-strung classical guitars have a wider neck and, therefore, a wider nut. A classical guitar nut is typically between 47mm and 51mm. Electric Guitars, on the other hand, have a nut width between 42mm and 47mm.
Can you put an American neck on a Mexican Strat?
It will fit. The extra fret just hangs over the pickguard. The new 2015 deluxe strats have a different heel which would require some modification. Standard strat necks and/or ones from earlier years will fit just fine unless it’s a really old 3-bolt neck.
Why do Les Pauls sound so good?
It’s a rich, resonant tonewood with lots of guts and character. Les Pauls feature mahogany bodies and necks, and this is a major driving force behind that legendary sound. There is a never-ending debate about how much tonewoods matter for electric guitars.