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Old 11-19-2019, 10:35 AM
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Default How to check if a crack is ready

How much do you expect a crack to be closed before it is time to apply or press in the glue, please?
Can a crack be too closed up, for that?
How do you check that?

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Old 11-19-2019, 08:11 PM
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Its not really about how well the crack has closed up, its really about the guitar being at a stabilised temperature and humidity, once it has an ideal temp and humidity the existing crack be it tight or loose can then be glued up.

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Old 11-20-2019, 04:10 AM
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Thank you. that will then be when the instrument has a humidity of 50% at 68 F (20 C), supposedly?
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Old 11-20-2019, 04:33 AM
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Correct, once the instrument has stabilised you can if its a wide open crack, insert a piece of wood, if its a tight crack, pressure inject some glue in

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