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  1. I have a Gibson Firebird 2015, and although it for some reason allegedly suffers from poor resale value (I'll sell every one of my internal organs that aren't absolutely critical for my survival) I passionately love everything about it - everything except one thing, which is driving me mad(der). There's a reason why the 2015 model is the only one with the output jack on the side. I've never come across any jack as crappy as the one on my Firebird - the jack on my amazingly fabulous Hannah Montana Pocket Amp is far superior to the one on the Firebird, even with my own shoddy soldering I haven't managed to create anything that rivals the "world-class craftsmanship" produced by "the world's most iconic guitar brand" that's "dedicated to quality"... 😤 Sorry everyone, and sorry Gibson - I wouldn't own ten of your guitars if I didn't love the brand - but this one output jack... From a long rant to a concise description of the problem: it's seemingly impossible to get the jack socket secured tight enough to the guitar body that it won't sooner or later (sooner) start spinning freely, and as a result break off the wires. I've resoldered the despicable thing well over ten times in the two or so years I've owned the guitar, and by now I'm prepared for radical measures of some sort... I'm considering drowning the thing in so much epoxy or superglue that the socket will remain bonded to the guitar, and the wires to the socket, until the end of time. However, I'd really prefer not to mess up my Darling Dearest in that way, and it'll cause serious problems when the socket itself will eventually need to be replaced... Please, please help me... 😥 Any experience of the same and each and every suggestion - demonic pacts included - will be greatly appreciated!
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