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Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:56 am
by Mr Putter
Hey Ive got a project on the go and I'm in need of some info on electroc xii route depths and the depth for the jazz/jag trem rout depth.

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 2:38 am
by cooterfinger
Forum member friendshipmaster said he would measure the route depths for me when his electric xii got back from paint.
I can let you know when he does.

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:38 am
by bdf83
is there any way that we could get a thread for routing depths for all projects? it'd be easier than having to trawl through a load of threads to find them for each individual model

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:22 am
by cooterfinger
bdf83 wrote:is there any way that we could get a thread for routing depths for all projects? it'd be easier than having to trawl through a load of threads to find them for each individual model


I've got a list of routing depths on my home computer that I've compliled from a few of the forums.
I'll post it when I get home this evening.

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:01 pm
by Mr Putter
A sticky thread of route depths is an awesome idea

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:32 pm
by cooterfinger
Here's some that I found here and on other guitar forums.
If you're looking for 100% vintage correct accuracy please verify before using anything you see here.

TELECASTER ROUTES:
NECK POCKET: 0.625”
NECK PICKUP: 0.687”
WIRING ROUTE: 0.687”
BRIDGE PICKUP: 0.850”
CONTROL CAVITY: 1.50” (1.25” ON THINNER BODIES)
BODY THICKNESS: 1.75” (50’s TELE’s varied from 1.50” to 1.75”)
ROUNDOVERS: 1/8”

JAGUAR (MIJ) ROUTES:
NECK POCKET: 0.59”
PICKUPS: 0.59”
LEAD CONTROL CAVITY: 1.38”
THREE SELECTOR CAVITY: 1.38”
RHYTHM CONTROL CAVITY: 1.18”
TREMOLO CAVITY: 1.38”
BODY THICKNESS: 1.75”
ROUNDOVERS: 0.50"

DUOSONIC ROUTES:(TAKEN FROM A 1963 BODY)
NECK POCKET: 0.63”
PICKUPS: 0.59”
SWITCH CAVITY: 1.00”
CONTROL CAVITY: 1.25”
BODY THICKNESS: 1.50”
ROUNDOVERS: 0.50"

MANDOCASTER ROUTES:
NECK POCKET: 0.63”
PICKUPS: 0.59”
CONTROL CAVITY: 1.25”
BODY THICKNESS: 1.57”
ROUNDOVERS: ½” FRONT, ½” BACK

BRONCO ROUTES:
NECK POCKET: 0.63”
TREMOLO CAVITY – 0.8125"
TREMOLO SPRING DEPTH – 1.3125”
PICKUP & WIRE CHANNEL - 0.8125"
CONTROL CAVITY – 1.375”
BODY THICKNESS – 1.50”
ROUNDOVERS – 0.50"

VINTAGE JAGUAR ROUTES:
NECK POCKET - 9/16" ( 0.5625”)
THIMBLE HOLE DEPTH - 1 3/16" ( 1.1875”)
TREM CAVITY - 1 3/8" ( 1.375”)
RHYTHM CAVITY - 1" (1.00”)
LEAD CAVITY - 1 3/8" ( 1.375”)
PICKUP CAVITIES - 3/8" ( .375”)
BODY THICKNESS - 1 5/8" (1.625”)
ROUNDOVER - 7/16" (.4375)

VINTAGE JAZZMASTER ROUTES:
NECK POCKET - 9/16" ( 0.5625”)
THIMBLE HOLE DEPTH - 1 3/16" ( 1.1875”)
TREM CAVITY - 1 3/8" ( 1.375”)
RHYTHM CAVITY - 1" (1.00”)
LEAD CAVITY - 1 3/8" ( 1.375”)
PICKUP CAVITIES - 3/8" ( .375”)
BODY THICKNESS - 1 5/8" (1.625”)
ROUNDOVERS – 7/16” (.4375)

MUSTANG ROUTES: (SLAB BODY)
NECK POCKET: 0.63”
PICKUPS: 0.59”
SWITCH CAVITY: 1.00”
CONTROL CAVITY: 1.25”
TREMOLO ROUTES: 1.25”
THIMBLES: 1.1875”
BODY THICKNESS: 1.50”
ROUNDOVERS: 0.50”

P90 PICKUP ROUTES:
TOM GUITARS: 5/8” DEEP
FENDER STYLE GUITARS: 7/8” DEEP

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:49 am
by bdf83
awesome, thanks for that mate. just about to finish making my routing templates so these'll definitely come in handy.

Thanks again!

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:55 am
by kdanie
Thanks, those are great to have for future projects.

ken

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:18 pm
by carausius
Took ages to find the depth of pickup cavity for JM & JG's but here it is!

Thanks

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:21 pm
by Deed_Poll
I just thought I'd wake this thread up and come by to thank you Cooterfinger for this. I'm forever using this as a reference when I make toolpaths! I am eternally grateful :)

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:41 am
by cooterfinger
Deed_Poll wrote:I just thought I'd wake this thread up and come by to thank you Cooterfinger for this. I'm forever using this as a reference when I make toolpaths! I am eternally grateful


Thanks, I actually found most of this info here. I just got tired of walking from the workshop to the computer every time I started routing something new so I thought I'd make a list. Here's a few more things I've added.


TELECASTER DELUXE WRHBS, YOU NEED A BODY CAVITY THAT'S 1.75X3.75"

FENDER BASS VI
BODY THICKNESS: 1-5/8"
NECK POCKET AND PICKUP ROUTES: 5/8"
ALL OTHER ROUTES: 1-3/8"

1969 FENDER MAVERICK (MEASURED)
BODY THICKNESS: 1.625” OR (1.58” MEASURED)
PICKUP/SWITCH ROUTES: (0.875" MEASURED)
CONTROL ROUTE: (1.345” MEASURED)
TREM SPRING ROUTES: (1.275” MEASURED)
NECK POCKET: (0.5625” MEASURED)
NECK POCKET LENGTH (3.4” MEASURED)
PLYWOOD FRONT AND REAR PLUGS: (0.40” THICK MEASURED)


Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:49 am
by Deed_Poll
Awesome, dude! I feel like the Maverick might enjoy a resurgence soon... I might make a couple of bodies to beat the rush!

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:52 am
by cooterfinger
Deed_Poll wrote:Awesome, dude! I feel like the Maverick might enjoy a resurgence soon... I might make a couple of bodies to beat the rush!


I've got a couple necks I started lying on the workbench. Maybe one day I'll get back to them.

Re: Route depths

PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:07 am
by Deed_Poll
Cool! I know Tribi9 was looking for a Maverick neck...