“slim C” profile neck

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by smith, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. smith

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    Pretty sure the American Standard is a slim C.
     
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    diogoguitar Senior Stratmaster

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    I had the same opinion. I have a japanese 62 RI and an american std 2011.
    I would say they have the same neck thickness.

    By the way, I have an Ibanez (ultra thin neck) and a LP (ultra beefy), so I would notice some significant difference between the two strats.
    Moreover, I played a 1995 american standard and yes the neck is very thin (not as much as that of the Ibanez).
     
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    Thanks Strat_Funk and diogoguitar for your help.
     
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    VentilatorBlues Senior Stratmaster

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    The neck on my '88 American Standard is much slimmer than the neck on my '89 Japanese '62RI. The MIJ '62RI isn't what you'd call a "baseball bat" neck though; I think both could be called a "slim C". My MIM 70s RI is even slimmer, and I've heard people refer to that as a "chunky" neck. Important to remember that not only is everyone's opinion of "slim" vs "chunky" very subjective, but in a lot of cases there's quite a bit of variation in neck thickness even within one particular model.
     
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    balston11 Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Fender refer to these necks as "Modern C" is the slim C not a slightly different neck? Possibly the modern C not the same as on the early guitars.
     
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    balston11 Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Sorry don't know how I revived this thread complete accident