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Missing lacquer on Modulus Quantum 5 graphite neck

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by gilly_89, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. gilly_89


    Aug 4, 2014
    Boston, MA
    Hey everyone,

    I recently purchased a 2001 Modulus Quantum 5. The graphite neck has a couple chips in the lacquer - Is this something that can be filled or repaired? Thanks!

    EDIT: I meant to type lacquer, not laminate.

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  2. MPU


    Sep 21, 2004
    Valkeala Finland
    That's clearcoat that's chipping, not carbon fiber. Just a cosmetic issue. If you want it repaired properly it requires removing the old clearcoat and respray.
  3. Hi.

    What MPU said.

    Almost looks like someone has tried to re-fin the neck but has used non compatible epoxies or skipped the prepping.

  4. gilly_89


    Aug 4, 2014
    Boston, MA
    Oops yeah I meant to say lacquer. Thanks for the advice!
  5. 202dy

    202dy Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2006
    That can be repaired by drop filling with CA glue. It is much less expensive than stripping and shooting the neck. It is invisible when done correctly.
  6. gyancey

    gyancey Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Also it's not lacquer, likely polyester. Super-thin superglue can be wicked in at the edges of the chips to discourage further chipping. The white-ish areas at the edge of the chips are no longer adhered to the substrate.

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