#1
A few days ago my guitar fell out of its stand and it got really damaged.
My question is does it cost alot to get this kind of damage repaired?
Or is it best to buy a new guitar?
#4
It depends on how much you like the guitar, I mean if you're planning on getting a new guitar, go ahead and get one, lol. I'd get it repaired though if I was you.
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#7
Quote by guitar_pirson
Can't you just buy a new neck for it.


If its a bolt-on. And i dont think it is.
#8
That looks like a clean glue joint separation. It should be fairly easy to glue it back on with Titebond. The difficult part is going to rebinding and refinishing the headstock and refinishing the back of the neck.

To get it done by a luthier would cost a lot, as in at least $200. So, if you're up for a project, do it yourself. If not, send it to me and I'll do it for $200. :P

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#9
i can't make out what make it is and therefore how much it's worth when undamaged.

you have got to consider how much the repair would cost against the value of the guitar, plus any emotional attachments you may have to it. if it's going to cost $200 to fix it then unless it's worth say $500 when fixed i wouldn't bother.
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#10
pah, id end up doing it for about £100 for a mate...but it wont be AMAZING..

take it to a luthier bud
#11
Definately a luthier.

Even if you stick it back toether, it might not be strong enough for the tension.
#13
Doesn't look ireparable.

You'll have to get a refinish for the headstock though.

And dear god, don't tell me that guitar has the word Pearl on the headstock.
Bleh.

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#14
Quote by godofshred
a glue join is usually stronger than the surrouding wood


Path of least resistance.
#15
Quote by MetalToTheEnd
Doesn't look ireparable.

You'll have to get a refinish for the headstock though.

And dear god, don't tell me that guitar has the word Pearl on the headstock.


Im pretty sure it does, thats what i thought it said before you said that.
#16
It does say the word Pearl :p.
I guess i'm gonna save up for another guitar.
A better one.
#17
I would take it to a luthier and get his/her opinion. If it's reasonable to fix it and you like the guitar then go for it. To expensive? There are a ton of good guitars for cheap.

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#18
If that is a genuine Pearl guitar... Dear god hurry up and get it fixed. If heard some wonderfull things about those baby's.
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