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Old 10-24-2012, 04:34 PM   #1
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wood around nut

So I'm doing a guitar makeover thing, question about the nut, this was a used guitar and I think whoever put on the last nut (not sure if it was stock or not) used some strong glue, so when i popped off the nut teeny tiny bits of wood came with it, nothing major, two small chips i was able to glue back but will there be any negative effects because of this? this is just on the very top edge, not even halfway down the ridge. Am I right in thinking it'll be just fine? I don't see why it would affect the nut and the playability but I'm just making sure
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Meh. Looks like an SE to me.
Well, thanks for confirming you know absolutely nothing about PRS guitars.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:11 PM   #2
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It's probably fine.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:13 PM   #3
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Nah you should be fine. Chipout happens and gluing the chips back in / filling with glue and wood dust is the standard way to sort it. I just refreted an old neck that had dried out quite badly and pretty much 50% of the frets chipped out badly. It took a long time to rectify the damage but the end result was just fine.

TL;DR You have nothing to worry about.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:32 PM   #4
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A little plastic wood (emphasis: a LITTLE!) and you'll be good to go. A tiny chip or two isn't going to weaken the headstock or the neck, and the plastic wood will restore the integrity of the damaged section.

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