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FDP Forum / Guitar Mods, Repairs, and Projects / Drop fill neck finish fingerboard repair advice please

Hammond101
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Nov 10th, 2017 10:44 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I'm a bit sick over this. I fupped duck.

I put together another Tele last weekend for my personal use. While mounting the pickguard I became distracted by the dogs and dropped my screwdriver! Dang! Totally my fault. It landed on the neck point down just behind the 21st fret about B string position an took out a chip of finish. A little circle about 5/32" in diameter.

The neck is a brand new genuine Fender MIM 50s reissue with vintage tint lacquer finish.

Is it possible to tint CA glue for a drop fill? Should another product be used?

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Nov 10th, 2017 11:57 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

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Hammond101
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Nov 10th, 2017 02:42 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks for the link. Time for a new SteMac order.

twangdoodles

michigan usa

Nov 11th, 2017 05:18 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

If it's lacquer then super glue isn't what you wanna use as it'll muck up the surrounding finish.

Drop fill repairs for lacquer chip-outs are a snap. I'd have to send out for a repair like yours though as my color blindness would likely betray me when attempting a color match.

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Nov 13th, 2017 05:47 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I thought I was the only one who ever did such a thing ... brand new warmoth vintage modern with vintage gloss finish ... about the same damn location. No hidin' that one.

Phil Jacoby got it hidden for me when I sent him the guitar for a fret level after the build.

These days I keep a pile of clean rags on or near my bench and cover the guitar with them almost no matter what I'm doing to it...

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