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Crack in the finish on new Fender P Bass neck

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TjMetalhead, Apr 8, 2019.


  1. TjMetalhead

    TjMetalhead

    Oct 19, 2011
    New Mexico
    I just bought a brand new Fender p bass neck off of reverb last week and when I received it today I noticed a few tiny cracks in the finish at the top of the skunk stripe on the back of the neck. I know it's a fairly common issue that skunk stripes will come out a little and it can be fixed. The skunk stripe does not appear to be lifting up from the neck. I can live with the cracks as long as they don't get worse. Should I not let it bother me or should I send it back?
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  2. Depends on whether or not it will bother you. I probably would have never even caught that crack until a month down the road, and then not let it bother me...I’d probably have put an extra crack or two in it by then anyway...
     
  3. TjMetalhead

    TjMetalhead

    Oct 19, 2011
    New Mexico
    I don't think it will bother me, I can't feel it and I'm sure I could just refinish it If I wanted to.
     
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