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    Neck reshape

    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!
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    Searching for the sound tdarian's Avatar
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    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.
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    Junior Member rschleicher's Avatar
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    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.
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    Senior Member Proxmax's Avatar
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    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.
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