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Video: Plugging stripped holes in bolt-on guitar necks

Issue 176 October 25, 2012

Dan Erlewine shows what he does when a bolt-on neck's mounting bolts aren't holding tight anymore.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkA common problem for do-it-yourselfers, but it shows up on checkmarkfactory-built necks like this one, too.
  • checkmarkShopping for necks on eBay? Watch for stripped holes.
  • checkmarkDowel gauges for measuring holes.
  • checkmarkOld woodworker's trick for fitting and drilling for dowels.
  • checkmarkHow to resize dowels so they're perfectly round.

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