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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-13-2011, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
 
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Neck Pocket tightness

guys,

how tight should the neck be in the pocket? If I force it, it will fit but is REALLY tight.

I'm thinking that the extra paint and "overspray" might be causing some of it. I sanded the sides to clean wood and it is tight but it fits. Am I good?

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Re: Neck Pocket tightness

You don't want it tight. Carefully sand back the extra finish until it slides in.
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Re: Neck Pocket tightness

Thanks Rich!!! Neck slides right in now.

I need to order some parts, will email this week.
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