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Old 11-08-2019, 07:21 PM
computerman computerman is offline
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Default Dropped and cracked body. Can I bodgy it up myself?

Guys my nephew knocked over my guitar the other day and cracked the top and body (see photos).

I assume it is repairable, although given that it is only a AUD$700 (~$500USD) Seagull, I wonder whether it would be worth getting it repaired professionally. I live in a remote location and it's going to cost me $120 just to get it to a city for repair to begin with.

It still seems to play okay. My first question is - can I just live with the damage and keep playing it as-is?...or will the cracks likely lead to further damage and it eventually deteriorate further?
Is there anything I can DIY that might fix it up functionally so I can keep playing it? I'd be prepared to live with an ugly, if functional DIY repair job, if you think that is something which could be achieved.






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Old 11-08-2019, 08:08 PM
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Ouch! Ill bet that hurt. Hope someone comes up with a good answer but if it was mine Id be at the store looking for a replacement.
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Old 11-08-2019, 08:45 PM
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Pretty easy one, just glue and cleat, at a guess if you paid someone, maybe 100ish

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