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filling graphite neck holes

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by mntngrown, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. mntngrown

    mntngrown Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2007
    The lost Sierra
    I am going to put new mounting holes and inserts in a used moses graphite neck and thought I'd fill the old ones with a 2 part epoxy first. The new holes will be in a different location but I just thought I would be thorough. Is epoxy a good plan?
  2. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    I've patched composite necks with marine epoxy (the good stuff that you find at marine supply stores). Works well and can be re-drilled, sanded, you name it. I managed to snap off a tuner anchor screw. After extracting the broken fragment, I filled the screwhole with marine epoxy and, once cured, I drilled a small pilot hole and re-tapped with the new screw. Worked like a charm.

  3. mntngrown

    mntngrown Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2007
    The lost Sierra
    Thanks. I have epoxy surfboard repair kit that should do the trick.:)
  4. JLS


    Sep 12, 2008
    Emeryville, Ca
    I setup & repair guitars & basses
    Yep! No 5-minute junk, though.

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