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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-17-2009, 12:06 AM Thread Starter
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Can you play a lefty neck as a right?

neck just install the strings like so, is there any difference besides the headstock?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-17-2009, 12:13 AM
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Re: Can you play a lefty neck as a right?

You should be able to, however, you might need to redrill the holes for the bolts on the neck.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-17-2009, 12:31 AM
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Re: Can you play a lefty neck as a right?

You can do either of two things:

Take a lefty guitar and restring it in reverse, so essentially you're playing it upside down. (Precisely what Jimi Hendrix did with a righty guitar, since he played left-handed.)

Affixing a lefty-neck to a righty-guitar would require re-drilling the mounting holes as they're offset.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-17-2009, 02:20 PM
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Re: Can you play a lefty neck as a right?

Another small difference just incase it matters is that the you will not be able to see the side position markers as they will pointing towards the floor.
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