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Old 02-05-2020, 08:39 PM
kudama kudama is offline
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Default Bridge lifting triage

Hello everyone,

Sadly my two Pono's (DS-20 and DS12-20) that I got around 4-5 years ago, are having a bit of bridge lifting. Nothing super obvious, just able to slip the corner of a single piece of paper under the bridge.

Here's a link to a google drive folder to see some pictures:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folde...9E?usp=sharing

So I have a few questions:
1. Does this look like it needs fixing?
2. Any immediate concerns?
3. How much does an average bridge re-glue cost?
4. If it does need fixing, who is a good person to take them to in or around Sacramento, CA?

Thank you,
Morgan
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Old 02-06-2020, 09:16 AM
charles Tauber charles Tauber is offline
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It does appear to need fixing. The bridges are separating from the top along their length.

It isn't an immediate concern, but it should be fixed.

Repair prices vary by location and person, but probably about $100 per bridge to remove the bridge and re-glue it. If the repair person suggests squeezing glue in the separation and re-clamping, go elsewhere. Removing those bridges is an easy job for a skilled professional, particularly since the bridges are well on their way to coming off.
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Old 02-06-2020, 01:01 PM
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Thank you for the info!
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