Mighty Mite Neck for Strat Guitar

Mighty Mite Neck for Strat Guitar

Mighty Mite Neck for Strat Guitar Indian Rosewood fingerboard

Indian Rosewood fingerboard

Item # 5715
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$128.01

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Mighty Mite Neck for Strat Guitar Maple fingerboard

Maple fingerboard

Item # 5716
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$131.51

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Mighty Mite Neck for Strat Guitar Compound radius, Indian Rosewood fingerboard

Compound radius, Indian Rosewood fingerboard

Item # 5713
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$131.63

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Mighty Mite Neck for Strat Guitar Compound radius, Maple fingerboard

Compound radius, Maple fingerboard

Item # 5714
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$135.13

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Mighty Mite Neck for Strat Guitar

About This Item

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

The 22 frets are nicely finished. Slotted nut is shaped from PPS plastic with a flat bottom. Maple or Indian 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.

Specifications
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)
String post spread 4-11/16" (119.06mm)

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!

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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5.0

That feeling

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Verified Buyer


I bought this as my first step into the world of partscasters. Bolted it on to a $60 Rogue Rocketeer and it works great. Suddenly that guitar has become my favorite to play. Know Mighty Mites get some flack for shoddy construction (if you go by the Seymour Duncan forums, you'd think MM necks were a step up from a curtain rod) but my frets required no filing and it just feels great. Huge fan.

5.0

Excellent quality

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Put one of these necks on an old beginner strat I have and it now plays like a brand new $500 guitar. My old neck had worn down frets and was pretty beat up, and to be honest this guitar doesn’t deserve the quality of this fine piece of wood. I couldn’t be happier, it fit in the neck slot no problem and bolted right on. One thing to note is that it doesn’t come pre-drilled so you’ll need to do that yourself, or just screw it on by hand like I did, yikes!

5.0

Really great quality neck!

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Pleasantly surprised at the quality considering the reasonable price. Would definitely purchase again when need arises.

3.0

attention precision luthiers!

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this is a nice, cost effective licensed neck (all of which require dressing and edge smoothing which is not a problem, but the neck profile is .040 (1mm) thinner at fret 1, 6, 12 than specified... the drawing indicates (approx) .860 at f1 etc., which is a 60's fender neck spec. it is actually about .820 at f1 etc. this is quite thin and not nearly as desirable, trust me! i would not knowingly buy a strat neck this thin... perhaps the VT version is correct?

4.0

Strat style neck

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I bought this neck to replace a cracked neck on a Peavey Reactor.As far as the neck pocket it is the same size except for the depth.The Mighty Mite neck is not as thick at the heel as the Reactor neck.I compensated for this by making a 1/8 inch thick shim between the neck and guitar body and it came out perfect.As far as the neck it arrived packed very well and only need minor filing on the fret ends and I polished the frets for smoother action.If you need a new neck for your strat style guitar this one is an excellent choice. I would have given five stars if the fret ends had been a little cleaner.

5.0

Quality Neck At A Good Price

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This is a quality Fender Style Neck! I used it for a guitar build. The neck installed easily and my guitar sounds great.

5.0

Great neck

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Feels great, truss rod works smoothly, sometimes needs a bit of sanding in the edge of the frets but the leveling is very good. Bought 3 already, will buy more in the future.

5.0

Fender Replacement Equipment.

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Verified Buyer


All of the components I have ordered from stew-mac has been right on what I want need or looking for. From Vintage/Modern and to classic sounds of way back when, I have found no other place to get the components. The Best Store Anywhere in my opinion

5.0

Very Nice Neck, Great Price

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I got this to replace a 25 year old Warmouth compound radius birdseye neck that I didn't have the money to refret right now.
Feel is virtually identical and the quality of the neck is way better than you might think for the money you pay. Nut and frets were well done and the neck is playable one you drill the holes to mount and tuner holes.
I'd recommend and will be getting another for a parts guitar I have.

5.0

First time

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Watching the YouTube videos on hot-rodding Squiere Strats, I was inspired to build my own. The option for replacing the neck was because I was intimidated by the prospect of filling in and then re-drilling holes for the Fender locking tuners. Buying a StewMac neck seemed simpler. The neck arrived in a timely fashion and was wrapped appropriately. I mounted the locking tuners.

YouTube videos implied that it was just a matter of putting the neck in the slot and screwing it in. On the first try, during re-stringing - the 1st E string was hanging off the edge of the neck by a fraction. So refraining from panic, I slept on the problem. Next day, I filled in the screw holes, clamped the neck to the position that I thought it should be and then strung both E strings - but not to full tension. This straightened out the neck to what I thought was the proper position and I screwed the neck on and now it plays like a dream.

Very happy.

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