little_wing142's Recent Activity

  1. little_wing142 liked fos1's post in the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Your work looks professional enough to be a luthier. Very nice.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 5:11 AM
  2. little_wing142 liked myredstrat's post in the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Very very nicely done

    Jan 22, 2021 at 5:02 AM
  3. little_wing142 liked StratUp's post in the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Nice work. Great job matching wood and finishes as well as the improv to fix the neck in the first place.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 5:02 AM
  4. little_wing142 liked EC Strat's post in the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Nice work!

    Jan 21, 2021 at 3:08 PM
  5. little_wing142 liked Blue Beagle's post in the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Nice job and playing. The neck is the same age as me!

    Jan 21, 2021 at 12:10 PM
  6. little_wing142 replied to the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Thanks for the feedback! Those 90's Fender neck, USA and MIM are really special

    Jan 21, 2021 at 11:51 AM
  7. little_wing142 liked Believer7713's post in the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Nice work!!! There is a lot of good stuff here. Really nice on the refinishing too.

    Jan 21, 2021 at 11:45 AM
  8. little_wing142 liked SilentRob187's post in the thread '94 Body Refinish Advice.

    UPDATE 1: So I sent the neck to a fellow member (little_wing142) and he is doing an excellent job restoring the neck (I believe he will...

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  9. little_wing142 liked bluejazzoid's post in the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Nice thread @little_wing142! :thumb:

    Jan 21, 2021 at 9:51 AM
  10. little_wing142 attached a file to the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Oh and by the way it’s a 1991 neck. It’s 30th birthday will be on April 5th of this year. [ATTACH]

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  11. little_wing142 replied to the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    I bolted it on to my donor body, a 98 Strat mim. here is a clip of me playing it as proof that it works! [MEDIA]

    Jan 21, 2021 at 9:46 AM
  12. little_wing142 attached a file to the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Once that was done I tweaked the new bone nut, strung it up and , thank goodness, it plays great now! Crazy low action , about 2/64” at...

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  13. little_wing142 attached a file to the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    After fret dress and level the next step was to match the tint on the neck. I was able to get a can of stew Mac aged clear and matched...

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  14. little_wing142 attached a file to the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    I didn’t get any pics of me actually installing the frets but I was able to do it with a stew Mac arbor press which is the best purchase...

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  15. little_wing142 attached a file to the thread Strat neck rehab/refret.

    Removing the frets left some scorch marks, also installing frets on top of finish is not a great idea. It was then that I decided to...

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