Replacement Neck for Strat Guitar

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Replacement Neck for Strat Guitar Rosewood fingerboard

Rosewood fingerboard

Item # 5715
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Replacement Neck for Strat Guitar Maple fingerboard

Maple fingerboard

Item # 5716
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Replacement Neck for Strat Guitar Compound radius, rosewood fingerboard

Compound radius, rosewood fingerboard

Item # 5713
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Replacement Neck for Strat Guitar Compound radius, maple fingerboard

Compound radius, maple fingerboard

Item # 5714
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Replacement Neck for Strat Guitar

Shaped, inlaid, fretted and finished—feels and plays great! Hard rock maple finished in clear satin polyurethane, with a walnut "skunk stripe" down the back.

The 22 frets are nicely finished, and the nut is shaped and slotted. Maple or rosewood fretboard with dot inlays and side markers.

Screwholes for attaching to the body are not drilled. Each neck has a single-action truss rod with a 4mm adjusting nut at the peghead. We recommend Allen Truss Rod Wrench for adjusting neck relief.

Peghead is drilled for 6-in-line tuning machines. 10mm-diameter holes fit sealed gear tuners with threaded peghead bushing. See all tuners.

Scale length 25-1/2" (647.70mm)
Width at nut 1-11/16" (42.86mm)
Width at 22nd fret 2-3/16" (55.56mm)
Fretwire .045" high x .095" wide (1.14mm x 2.41mm)
Approximate heel length 3-5/8" (92.07mm)
Fretboard radius 9-1/2" (241.30mm)

Compound radius necks
The fingerboard surface radius gradually changes from 9.5" at the nut, to 12" at the 22nd fret (241mm to 305mm), for lower action and cleaner string bending. 14.75" (375mm) bridge saddle radius is recommended.

Neck thickness (approximate; not including fret)

Ideally, the neck should just drop into the neck-pocket, or be a little snug. Don't force the neck into the pocket. If the body is unfinished, remember that the finish will make the neck pocket smaller with lacquer build up on the edge of the rout. Be sure to compensate for the finish buildup or the neck will be too tight after finishing.

Trade Secrets!

Fine tuning a bolt-on replacement neck

Erick Coleman pulls his old Strat out of mothballs and gives it a new neck. He shows what's needed to get a replacement neck ready to play.

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Better than new

(Customer's Reviews)

It took one day to install this neck.
After adjustments this neck plays better than the one that came with this american standard strat. It also improved the sustain . Thanks Jim Vaughan


Nice Neck

(Customer's Reviews)

Ordered the compound radius with rosewood for a strat. project.
First one had some factory issues, StewMac took care of it asap!!
Nice neck, usual setup adjustments.
First try was following site ad suggestion for a 14.75 in. radius at the bridge. I like to set strings low, so I wound up with some fret buzz. Switched to 12 in. radius and
guitar is fine. Ordered most of the parts for this build from Stew Mac, all first rate equip.


great all round!

(Customer's Reviews)

ordered the neck and hoped for the best... it was shipped quickly, but as i am in the UK it took a while to clear customs here.
unpacked, fitted to my guitar body and was playing it that evening. plays like butter!
i would recommend this to anyone with any guitar that it will fit! no fret dressing, no trussrod adjustment or anything required AT ALL. Superb neck! not played another of my guitars since i have had it!!!

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  • These necks are made for us by Mighty Mite, and have peghead shapes licensed by Fender.
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