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Advice to repair broken neck of acoustic after drop

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by bobicidal, Dec 28, 2017.

  1. bobicidal


    Mar 28, 2013
    San Jose, CA
    Hi all,

    My poor-old Jasmine ES50C took one fall too many today and the neck broke, pretty good.

    I know she is not worth much but I thought it might be a good project for myself and my daughter (she knocked it over last!).

    I have some wood glue and a couple of C-Clamps I hope will do the job. Not sure I want to invest much more. Is there a tutorial for this sort of thing?

    Thanks for any suggestions.

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  2. Meghans Dad

    Meghans Dad Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2016
    Not sure if I would have the courage to approach that, with the truss rod sticking out and all. Tried wood glue on a purfing repair once on an old Fender acoustic bass; did not hold. Also repaired a snapped off head on a very old Silvertone acoustic using epoxy 2 part glue. Wasn't pretty but has held up well.
  3. sissy kathy

    sissy kathy Back to Bass-ics Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2014
    Arbutus, MD
    Meghans Dad likes this.
  4. Meghans Dad

    Meghans Dad Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2016
    Right about that!

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