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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-16-2009, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
 
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Are these neck cracks anything to worry about?

Heres a neck I am thinking abot purchasing. It has these cracks in the back near the headstock, are they anything to worry about? Can they be fixed in expensively?


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-18-2009, 07:40 AM
 
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Re: Are these neck cracks anything to worry about?

Tricky one.

I would say that they aren't necessarily a problem at the moment. But they could turn out to be later. Why is the seller selling the neck? Maybe because of the cracks.

I would pass.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-30-2009, 12:54 AM
 
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Re: Are these neck cracks anything to worry about?

If its cheap enough, you should get plenty of use out of it. The only thing to do is CAREFULLY with clamps, pull on the headstock enough to SLIGHTLY open the cracks and wick in some superglue(but I would probably leave it alone). Make sure the locking nut has the proper washers on the bolts.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-01-2010, 08:39 PM
 
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Re: Are these neck cracks anything to worry about?

I've seen worse, but in today's buyer's market there is no reason to mess with this kind of project (unless you get a HELLUVA good deal).
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