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"Hide glue is the only glue to use and you don't need to remove the old glue from the…"

Jim Bancroft replied Jun 2, 2011 to re-sticking hide glue

11 Jun 10, 2011
Reply by Len Biglin

"It appears to be titebond or a similar glue, it's not epoxy. You can simply scrape o…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 18, 2011 to What Kind of Glue Is This?

5 May 18, 2011
Reply by Jay Lowe

"Martin's glue with Titebond will take more steam to release the neck than those glue…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 14, 2011 to Neck Wouldn't Come Off-- Help!

30 May 14, 2011
Reply by Guitar Fixer

"You can glue it on before or after, doesn't matter a whole lot, but you want the nec…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 14, 2011 to Neck Wouldn't Come Off-- Help!

30 May 14, 2011
Reply by Guitar Fixer

"Without actually seeing the instrument, I'd try a bar clamp and some cork backed cau…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 11, 2011 to Side crack repair.

28 May 15, 2011
Reply by Chris Rochow

"One thing I always do when removing a neck is rock it slightly. Once I've steamed it…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 11, 2011 to Neck Wouldn't Come Off-- Help!

30 May 14, 2011
Reply by Guitar Fixer

"If it's hide glue, it easily lets go with minimal steam, you won't need the spatula…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 10, 2011 to Neck Wouldn't Come Off-- Help!

30 May 14, 2011
Reply by Guitar Fixer

"I'd also say the guitar is built for Hawaiian playing, not Spanish style.   Jim "

Jim Bancroft replied May 10, 2011 to Wooden Frets

13 May 12, 2011
Reply by charley erck

"If I have to cut a fretboard I'll cut it at the 13th fret( I got this tip from Dan E…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 10, 2011 to Neck Wouldn't Come Off-- Help!

30 May 14, 2011
Reply by Guitar Fixer

"I'd say the next step is to severe the fretboard and remove it, so you can see the d…"

Jim Bancroft replied May 10, 2011 to Neck Wouldn't Come Off-- Help!

30 May 14, 2011
Reply by Guitar Fixer

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