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Rare black Dan Armstrong bass: fretboard repair

Issue 183 January 31, 2013

Dan Erlewine's working on a black lucite Dan Armstrong bass -- one of only eight that Ampeg ever made. The fretboard has a nasty crunch. Step-by-step, Dan details how he does this tricky fix.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkA damaged fingerboard requires minor surgery.
  • checkmarkAn unexpected use for our Saddle Routing Jig.
  • checkmarkHot Tip! Create match-color epoxy for fills.

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