Fender DG 16 A/E12 NAT 12 String Acoustic Guitar
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2006-06-12)
Price : US $220
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This item is a Fender DG-16A/E 12NAT 12 string Acoustic Guitar. It was purchased on eBay ‘as is’ with an unusualwound to the back at the heel. Not knowing what was affected, but knowing thevalue of the instrument, I took a chance and brought it in. Most unusual injuryI have seen to date. The back at the heel had a lateral crack running in an arcfrom the binding three inches on one side of the heel to the binding two inchesthe other side. It arced around the heel about an inch away. I checked the neckangle and it was still perfect. I examined the block and it was amazinglyunaffected. The exterior joint where neck meets body was unaffected andoriginal. Unusual break. Lucky for me. I jigged and clamped the neck as itcame, but I was taking no chances on the repair. I simply Gorilla glued on theinside where the break had occurred. Gorilla glue expands as it dries, but it dries rock hard and infiltratescracks and crevices where normal glue wouldn’t go. It is some unsightly, butthe job it does is worth the trade off. It can be seen by looking in the soundhole back toward the heel. Once hardended, I removed the jig, checked the angleagain, and commenced to fix the camofluage on the outside. This was a matter offilling, sanding smoothe. I mixed some paint to match the stain, but it is verynoticeable. (see pic- I tried to cast light on one so it could be more easilyseen) You just can’t match mother nature. The faux graining is noticeable too. And so is the...
This guitar is sold (sold on 2006-06-12)
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