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Sanding Composite material

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Chasarms, May 8, 2003.


  1. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    I know this will sound really petty, but somehow (and I can't for the life of me figure out how) my Q5 has ended up with a Tiny chip out of the back of the neck.

    It is only about 3/16" long (at the most) and maybe a 1/16" wide.

    Looks wise, it doesn't really matter, but it is right behind the 9th fret area and very time I position there, I feel it. It bugs the crap out of me for some reason.

    Anyway, I was thinking of just doing a superglue or epoxy fill. It can't be more than 1/32" deep. My concern is sanding it out and being able to polish out the neck to its original luster.

    Before I get started, I though it appropriate to take it to the committee. :) Thoughts?

    Chas
     
  2. pkr2

    pkr2

    Apr 28, 2000
    coastal N.C.
    Chas., I would go with the superglue fill. If you sand 1/32" off the neck and feather it out you might be removing enough wood to create a weak spot in the neck that may show up down the road as a "bent" spot in the neck.

    Then again, sanding it out may work just fine. I always prefer the least risky option though.
     
  3. pkr2

    pkr2

    Apr 28, 2000
    coastal N.C.
    Chas., I would go with the superglue fill. If you sand 1/32" off the neck and feather it out you might be removing enough wood to create a weak spot in the neck that may show up down the road as a "bent" spot in the neck.

    Then again, sanding it out may work just fine. I always prefer the least risky option though.

    Pkr2