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Old 08-10-2017, 07:56 PM
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Does anyone know what kind of neck joint Don Musser uses on his guitars.
I have a guitar that needs a possible neck reset. I've tried to find his contact information but none is available.
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Old 08-10-2017, 09:54 PM
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I've worked on a couple of his guitars, but never his neck joints. However, he is a member of the AGF, and his email is listed as: dmussergtrs"at"yahoo.com

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Old 08-11-2017, 12:50 AM
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I believe it's a standard dovetail joint.
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Thank you for the information. I was able to contact Mr. Don Musser via email. He was very kind and explained to me the construction of the neck joint. It is a butt joint glued with titebond, with two 1/8 threaded rods that that go through the neck block for reinforcement.
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Old 08-12-2017, 07:01 PM
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Thank you for the information. I was able to contact Mr. Don Musser via email. He was very kind and explained to me the construction of the neck joint. It is a butt joint glued with titebond, with two 1/8 threaded rods that that go through the neck block for reinforcement.
I'm curious about what year was your build, as I'm not sure that joint was in use in all his early guitars. Also, is yours with or sans truss rod?
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I'm curious about what year was your build, as I'm not sure that joint was in use in all his early guitars. Also, is yours with or sans truss rod?
The guitar was built in 1999. It has no truss rod.
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Old 08-13-2017, 01:35 AM
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The guitar was built in 1999. It has no truss rod.
Ah, a mere youngster. That'd put it at probably near #207?
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