View Full Version : Neck reshape

06-02-2012, 10:23 PM
Considering sending a guitar with a Wide-Fat neck profile to the PTC for a reshape to Pattern Reg or DGT, has anyone had a similar process done and what were your thoughts? Do they even offer this service? Thanks!

06-03-2012, 07:06 PM
MA Pete had that done to one of his former TED DC245s and he said they did a terrific job.

Unfortunately, they do not offer a neck enlargement service.:(

06-04-2012, 03:22 PM

06-05-2012, 01:19 PM
Compared to a Wide-Fat, the Pattern Regular has a slightly narrower nut, and so it might be more of a job, compared to just carving the thickness down a bit.

06-08-2012, 06:48 PM
right - the regular has a slightly "V" that i carved also to the RW neck.
just a bit less to remain the "full hand" feeling.
most important for me was to round the fretboard edges and shoulders.
afterwards i smoothed the frets again.
if you just sand it down you'll receive a W/T.