Removing sand paper glued into a neck pocket on a 68 P-bass
This might now be the right section to post this, but I need some advice.
I have a 68 P-bass that I bought for $50 when I was a kid. I had no idea it was a 68 at the time because the neck had been replaced with a 79. In the 90's, when I purchased the bass, 70's Fenders were thought of as crap with no collectors value. The paint had been partially removed and it was in pieces. I sanded the body down and refinished it in stain and tung oil. I also had a very large neck gap, so a friend of mine glued a piece of sandpaper in the neck pocket. He did this before I bought the bass.
Almost 20 years later, I post a pic of my bass here on TB, and I was informed that there was no way the body was a 79. After doing some research and checking the serial number I found that I had a 68/69 P-bass with a 79 neck on it.
I would really like to remove the sandpaper and put an original neck on it or possibly a vintage Schecter neck I own. Does anyone know a good way to get the sandpaper back out? It was put in with Elmer's wood glue and it looks kind of permanent to me.
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