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I am bumming BIG TIME.... just drop my Heritage Gary Moore on the floor, directly on the top of the neck, appears to be cracked good. I need help boy's. I have to have it looked at now. I am thinking the 12th fret... any others in the Southern Ontario area? :mad:
 

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Guitar Clinic is mostly basses now. There was a tech there years ago who left a bad impression with me. He might not be there now but you know how those things linger.

Try Freddy Gabsrek. He did the re-fret on my Studio and did a top notch job.

Here's his site: http://www.freddysfrets.com/ . He's located in Welland but well worth the trip.

Good luck. I live in fear of that sort of thing.
 

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The Guitar Clinic is closed. George Furlanetto (Owner of the Guitar Clinic and the F-Bass shop), decided that he wanted to put his focus back into his F-Bass line, and closed the Guitar Clinic. I'm not sure how accurate this is but this is what I've heard/read.

I'm hoping I can get a job there this summer.



One of the techs from the Guitar Clinic opened his own shop "The Peghead".
 

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I am bumming BIG TIME.... just drop my Heritage Gary Moore on the floor, directly on the top of the neck, appears to be cracked good. I need help boy's. I have to have it looked at now. I am thinking the 12th fret... any others in the Southern Ontario area? :mad:
As far as repairs go, I've not had good luck at the 12th fret. They put a chip in my headstock with a file while fixing the nut on my PRS and tried to paint it without telling me.
Not to mention there's sort of an elitist attitude among their employees.

Everytime I go in there I feel like:sport-smiley-002:
 

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A headstock crack, or you cracked the neck?
If it's the neck, you might want to ship it to Heritage for a reneck. You might be looking at about a grand (just guessing tho)
 

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Yes, it's in the neck below the headstock. I will take some pics and put them up. Might need a new neck altogether... which would be a major bummer since I would have to get a regular neck and not the Gary Moore signature neck
 

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Pictures

Here are some pics of the damage. The one crack is clear, the one on top looks more like a scrape. I cannot see a crack in the wood. Looks like someone took a knife and just carved off the finish. I assume the stress cracked it there though and caused this.



 

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I think that's repairable, find the best luthier you can. I wouldn't think you'd have to replace the neck for that.

oh, and DONT DO THAT AGAIN
 

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That definitely looks repairable. I'm no luthier, but it seems to me that since the break is really long, there's a lot of surface area for gluing.
 

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I second folkway music. They are REALLY good. The place I use is in kitchener, called Schatten design, he was done lots of neck reset's too, folkway deals primarily in vintage though.
 

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One good thing

They say after you glue a piece of neck wood thats been damaged like that the repair is actually stronger than the original..........at least the ones that are not snapped completely off.
 

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I am so sorry that happened to that beautiful guitar. I'm no expert, but I have seen guitars with much worse breaks that were expertly repaired. Take your time and find a good repairman.
 
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