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Doing a re-set on a '65 D-28 and suspected it'd been done before ... and then knew for sure once taking the neck joint apart. 

Someone had managed to crack off the top (or bottom, I guess) cap of the neck tenon and decided. "meh... who needs it?" before reassembling things.  Kids these days.

Anyway, if was a good time to fashion and install a mahogany replacement and ... after much gnashing of teeth... decided to commit the unpardonable sin of attaching it with (gasp!) epoxy. 

My reasoning, however, was this:  if I'd used HHG or TiteBond, the fix would've come apart at the next steam-off, so epoxy became a reasonable decision.   I figure three Hail Marys and I'm good to go.

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Yes, even epoxy has a place when doing restorations. Mostly for non glued damages like this one, or when modern glue is used in new guitars. I regularly use epoxy to glue the bridge on plywood tops, there is a ton of modern glue in the top anyway. As hard as epoxy can be to get loose, it's actually not an unsolvable project with a bridge with a glue seam that you can attack from all sides with sharp spatulas.

Hi, this reply is not neck-related but is epoxy related.

Here are a couple of photos of two bridges, a new one and one that was epoxied on by someone. Also, note the tools used to remove the original. 

Taff.

That's one way to do it. But it actually shows that a bridge is always possible to be successfully removed, no matter what glue is used :-)

Epoxy will release with heat.

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