Replacement Tele guitar neck, vintage style.
Please note that this Tele guitar neck comes completely fretted and with the nut slot already cut. However, the nut itself does not come with the neck and needs to be ordered separately. Neck mounting holes are not drilled. The frets appear gold because they are installed at the factory first and then the neck subsequently receives the tinted yellow lacquer which is why they appear gold in colour, as shown in the images. Once the neck has received a light fret level and polish, the lacquer will go and reveal the silver frets underneath.
The tuning machine holes are drilled to take vintage tuners such as our vintage Kluson tuners or similar. For contemporary tuners like Sperzel, Gotoh, Grover, the holes in the headstock will need to be widened to 10mm.
All necks require a final level, crown, and polish and may need to be fine-tuned to your instrument and playing preferences. Your new neck should be carefully inspected prior to installation and/or modification as necks are rendered non-returnable once altered. Due to the organic nature of wood each neck is considered unique and may have minor variations in grain or finish from those pictured. WD does not sell what is commonly referred to as seconds or blems. Due to the volume of necks that we sell WD does not hand-select necks based on appearance or weight. WD neck heels are made to Fender USA dimensions and tolerance, this may not account for neck pocket shrinkage or expansion over time. Some neck pocket modification may be required.
WD recommends that if you are not familiar with replacement neck installation that you contact a qualified luthier or repair shop.
Any order placed before 3.00pm on a working day will generally be sent the same day. If the order is placed after 3.00pm on a weekday or anytime during the weekend or a public holiday we will send the order the next working day.
If you need to return a product purchased from W.D. Music UK, please notify us in writing (email/letter) within 14 working days and then return the item to us within 28 working days in order to receive a full refund without the original delivery charge. The cost of returning the item to W.D. Music UK is not included unless the return is due to missing or faulty parts.
The returned goods must be in a re-saleable state and any goods or accessories that accompany the returned product must also come back to us. The goods should also be returned with their original box, packing and accessories. Please click here for further details.
PICKGUARDS: Do not remove the protective cover or place any components on this pickguard until you have made a "dry run" on the instrument. Make sure all mounting holes and pickup cuts are positioned correctly. Pickguard replacement warranty will be void if the protective cover has been removed. Removing the protective film means that the item is not in a re-saleable condition and therefore we cannot accept it back for a refund.
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