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Old 09-19-2021, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by sedandelivery View Post
Unfortunately, upon luthier inspection, the neck on this guitar mostly likely has a manufacturing defect and will need to be completely replaced. He speculated that the location/angle of the stick may be incorrect. Not trying to put down Mule, I'm sure 99% of their stuff is fantastic. This stuff happens. Plus, who knows how well the previous owner took care of it? I will be shipping it back to the shop. I hope they ship it back to Mule for a replacement neck and somebody gets a great guitar.
I cannot imagine Matt Eich would let a defective guitar out of his shop. He is well known for perfection. But attaching an 8lb body to a light Mahogany neck and a maple biscuit sitting on very thin and fragile cones can definitely cause damage in shipping.
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Last edited by Kerbie; 09-19-2021 at 04:58 PM. Reason: Not here, please.
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