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Martin HD-28 Peghead fracture inquiry.
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Hello all! Once again, I have a repair to pick the "collective" brain about. It is a crazy peghead split on a Martin HD28. I think it fell from a wall-hanger mount.Hopefully, I can get pictures…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen H Jan 29, 2016.

'48 Gibson SJ loose X-brace ends repair
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A couple of years ago, I bought a '48 Southern Jumbo at an estate sale. It was unplayable when I bought it and had some bad 'amateurish repairs' done to it. I made a new nut and did some setup work…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Jan 3, 2015.

Nitro on mid-90'sJapan Fender?
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I was fortunate to pick up a '95 FotoFlame Fender tele (nashvile-strat-o-tele) style.Overall good condition with a few 'finish nicks'.....And most importantly....she spoke to me!  Does anyone know if…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by RETROROD Sep 28, 2014.

Tung Oil Finish Question
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I have a couple of questions for those of you that have used Tung Oil on struments finishes, please.Is TO a suitable finish for a raw mahogony neck? If so, would it be best to use grain-filler prior…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by William F.Eden Apr 5, 2014.



Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 3:44am on December 9, 2012, tadej bratkovic said…

don't worry it's nobody's fault people here are picky about giving an answer to someone's question.

there are so many things about guitar repair that are much more inferior than soldering a fret :) but I better keep it cool

At 4:36am on April 2, 2014, Donald A. Fortune said…

asking a stupid question and getting a stupid answer is a lot better than making a stupid mistake-- just my two cents -- peace

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