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2004 HWY 1 & 2017 American Special neck swap

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by 6stringnate, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. 6stringnate

    6stringnate Strat-Talk Member

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    A quick question here. Can the necks on these models be swapped without any major adjustments or modifications? The HWY 1 has the smaller head and the Am. Special has the 70’s style. Thank you.
     
  2. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Squier Freak Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Usually yes, but sometimes the screw holes don't line up and require filling and re-drilling.....
     
  3. 6stringnate

    6stringnate Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks for the input. I think I’m gonna take a look tonight and see if it’s something I want to undertake
     
  4. sonny wolf

    sonny wolf Senior Stratmaster

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    I am 99% sure they can be swapped and will fit perfectly.It is easy to try...just un-screw the 4 screws after loosening the strings and remove the neck and install it on the other body and see if it fits perfectly.
     
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