Big Lou wide nut necks come in 1 7/8″, 2″ or 2 1/8″ widths with 22 frets. Below are the general measurements.
These necks are rounded off at the base, and designed to fit the Stratocaster or Telecaster style bodies. Frets, and the pre-cut nut are included, but no tuners.
The necks have the Big Lou logo on them, These are Maple, with a Maple or blackwood fret board. The fretboards will vary from maple, to rosewood or African blackwood. Call or email first to be sure of what’s in stock.
Frets are .92″ wide, and .046″ in height (standard frets) Tuner holes are 10mm in diameter (.3937). The scale of this neck is 25.5″. The 2 1/8″ features 9.27mm string spacing.
All Big Lou necks feature a double ended truss rod that can take tensile or compression force.
Generally, these necks are designed to “bolt on”, but you might need to sand down the high E side if your neck slot is too small, or you might have to uses “shims” if your neck slot is too wide. It’s hard to predict since these necks are currently being attached to all sorts of bodies. Thankfully, the vast majority of our customers are not afraid of these projects. There are lots of successful installations out there.