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Many are the different solution applied to insert a neck into the instrument body. Among them we find:

- bolt on,
- neck through,
- bolt in or set in or set neck,
- set through.

Left to right clockwise: bolt on neck, set through neck, trough neck, set neck.

Each of these different type of guitar neck construction solutions has a different impact on the various factors that determine the tone of an instrument and therefore the harmonic content, definition, attack, sustain and decay of the sound.

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