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Aug 6, 2020 - 2:27:54 PM
5 posts since 5/19/2020

So I’ve heard that the StewMac CNC necks just don’t fit mastertone style pots properly. Why? What are the fit issues? Is it the angle? Fill me in on them. Thanks.

Aug 6, 2020 - 7:20:03 PM

619 posts since 11/21/2018

A perfect fit requires that a pre-cut heel be fitted specifically to the pot you are using to ensure a proper neck angle, etc. The Stew Mac necks get very close most of the time but not always.

Edited by - northernbelle on 08/06/2020 19:23:08

Aug 6, 2020 - 7:59:45 PM

5473 posts since 12/10/2003

They're not cut on a CNC i dont believe. Actually i m pretty sure and the heel cut is completely wrong. It sets up as high on most pots As high as most necks should set with a fingerboard installed so it ends up setting about .150-.200 high on the pot. Now that's just a standard that ive seen

Aug 7, 2020 - 9:50:26 AM

3270 posts since 5/29/2011

I have used several of them with no problems but I was building banjos, not trying to fit them on existing Mastertones.

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