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Broken headstock on Revolution Casino - Is there a way to fix this guys? Seems like it would be impossible to every get enough strength there. Do you think it can be sent back to the factory?? Would appreciate knowing if it's possible to fix

 

 

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I have no idea what it would cost' date=' but it doesn't cost anything to get an estimate. Are you thinking of buying the guitar like this and fixing it, or is it already yours?[/quote']

 

 

Actually it's on ebay for 1200.00 ..I just bought the same one for 1700.00 ..Which was a steal. I just thought if I could get an idea..It's a crying shame. Go look at the guitar on Ebay. It's beautiful . Looks Brand New. The guy said it was damaged in shipping. Which I don't see how. The case is perfect.

 

It broke somehow though. probably a waste of my time. Since I am not in a position to fix it myself.

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That looks like an easy fix, epoxy resin, a couple of clamps and jobs a good'un! My Elitist Sheraton had a much worse break as it was straight through and had no surface area to bond together, an excellent luthier fixed it for £200. That one is well worth saving!

 

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It was only the strings holding the head on, it now has carbon fibre dowels and a lump of mahogony grafted on and shaped, you cant see a join anywhere.

 

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That looks like an easy fix' date=' epoxy resin, a couple of clamps and jobs a good'un! My Elitist Sheraton had a much worse break as it was straight through and had no surface area to bond together, an excellent luthier fixed it for £200. That one is well worth saving!

 

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It was only the strings holding the head on, it now has carbon fibre dowels and a lump of mahogony grafted on and shaped, you cant see a join anywhere.

 

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That does look like a good job. Maybe I will offer the guy 1100.00 and put 400.00 into it. I could always resell the one I bought. Problem is the more I sit here thinking I realize had I seen this before just buying one I'd jump on it. My best bud is a Great guitar builder although no as a profession. He has built and sold dozens of guitars. He already said he's fix it for me.

 

But when I analyze everything I just paid 1700.00 for a like new one. So why would I want to mess around with the identical guitar to save a few hundred bucks. I apologize for wasting anyone's time .

 

It would however be a good deal for someone.

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That looks like an easy fix' date=' epoxy resin, a couple of clamps and jobs a good'un! My Elitist Sheraton had a much worse break as it was straight through and had no surface area to bond together, an excellent luthier fixed it for £200. That one is well worth saving!

 

It was only the strings holding the head on, it now has carbon fibre dowels and a lump of mahogony grafted on and shaped, you cant see a join anywhere. [/quote']

 

Carbon fibre dowels .will work, but the break joint registration has to be dead on on both sides for

the dowel to provide strength. That means drilling holes from both directions at the break..not

easy in a complex break like that.

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Carbon fibre dowels .will work' date=' but the break joint registration has to be dead on on both sides for

the dowel to provide strength. That means drilling holes from both directions at the break..not

easy in a complex break like that.

 

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I wouldn't use any dowels on the Casino in question, there is plenty of surface area to bond together.

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