#1
Hey UG,
What do you think I should do? Iv accidentally messed up my strats bridges pivot screw holes but i kind of fixed it by throwing using little pieces of a wooden screwier to the holes to tighten it up .. do you think I should just get it re doweled? or do your reckon it would hold up?

thanx
#2
It's always better to be safe than sorry,
dowel it up.
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#4
^ well actually my bridge has never worked better than it is now.. but if i was gonna get it doweled id get a tech.. I was just wondering if it would be worth spendin' the bucks for it
#6
no.. dont get a tech/ luthier/ repairer to dowel it, all you need to do is put glue in a hole and then hammer a wooden pole thingy in
#7
Quote by guitarcam123
no.. dont get a tech/ luthier/ repairer to dowel it, all you need to do is put glue in a hole and then hammer a wooden pole thingy in


Let's try not to baffle people with technical terms eh?



Yeah, just drill the holes out, after buying your dowel. Glue them in and then cut/sand flush once they have set up.
#8
nah I don't really feel like risking it... it seems to be fine at the moment

thanx anyways people
#9
what is there to risk? What will you stuff up, how can you stuff up drilling a hole and hammering a wooden pole thingy in the hole with glue?
#10
You can stuff up royally if not done properly. I split a guitar body in half once by filling a hole and hitting it a bit too hard, luckily it was my own and I had the resources and the equipment at the time to make another body using the same neck phew!!
#11
Quote by Nev75
You can stuff up royally if not done properly. I split a guitar body in half once by filling a hole and hitting it a bit too hard, luckily it was my own and I had the resources and the equipment at the time to make another body using the same neck phew!!

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Seriously how $hit does a body have to be for it to split in half...




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#12
it could be made of Plywood? or basswood
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it could be made of Plywood? or basswood


Quite difficult to split Plywood, on account of it be a laminate of opposing grain.
#17
89 model RG350, cheap 3 piece body did not have to hit it very hard at all. Made a replacement out of mahogany and red cedar....Interesting tone.