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    Sterling Neck on Caprice Body

    So I have this sweet Sterling fretless neck I was thinking of putting on my Caprice. Does anyone know if this swap will work. I've heard sometimes you need to use shims? How does one know if shims are needed and where would one acquire them? Thanks for everything! Love this community :-)

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    Will the neck heal fit the pocket of the body ?

    What’s are the two length of the individual necks compared to each other cause of bridge position with relation to intonation.

    Shims are mainly for fine tuning a set up.

    StingRay 4HH. SapphireBlack.2006
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    They have a different number of frets. Sterling is 22, Caprice is 21. Definitely NO GO, even if it's fretless.
    2007 Stingray 5 HS Cherry Burst / Maple FB / 3 Band EQ / Ceramic Pickups
    2012 Stingray 5 H Pearl Blue / Rosewood FB / 3 Band EQ/ AlNiCo Pickup
    2012 Steve Morse Morse Blueburst / Rosewood FB
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    Thanks for saving me from tons of headaches :-)

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