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Chipped pot holes...

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by NelsonNelson, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. NelsonNelson


    Sep 25, 2011
    In installing my new preamp I chipped only two of the 5 pot holes barely. Does this matter?

    I noticed the washer will cover the minor "damage" just fine. And that will be covered by the knob. I guess if I was ridiculously sensitive it might matter but it's a bass...kind of like a truck, right? =D
  2. HaMMerHeD


    May 20, 2005
    Norman, OK, USA
    It happens. Nothing to worry about.
  3. VinKreepo


    Nov 13, 2009
    If you have the chips, super glue them back.

    I enlarged 2 holes on my bass a long time ago for RadioShack switches. I've decided that was stupid and filled the holes with epoxy from a fiberglass repair kit. Now, I just have to paint over them with black paint and decide if I want to re-drill for tone pots/pre-amp or just rock 2 volumes.

    EDIT: ^^^ that's only if you make the problem worse; like Hammerhead said, just don't worry about it... Hammerhead said... IT RHYMES!!!
  4. 96tbird

    96tbird PLEASE STAND BY Supporting Member

    Your Bass is hooped. Ship to me immediately for proper disposal.
  5. Bruce Johnson

    Bruce Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 4, 2011
    Fillmore, CA
    Professional Luthier
    I think that The Chipped Pot Holes is an excellent name for a band.
  6. tjmdetroit


    Jan 27, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    96tbird... the EPA has strict rules about disposing things... if your not hip to them... don't worry I won't let you get into any trouble... ship the bass to me... I got your back my brother.