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    NGD and OCD - hairline crack opinion wanted

    Just picked up this beauty on the right:
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    My OCD is kicking in and I notice a hairline crack by the nut. Should I be concerned with this? It was in the platinum room at GC so who knows what's been happening to it.
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    Last edited by mast3quila; 07-06-2017 at 02:48 AM.
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    I doubt the crack is structural but I'm guessing it's going to bug you to no end. Take it back.

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    You seem to understand...thanks! I'm ok with it if it's just in the finish and would have formed anyway.
    --current instruments--
    2017 Monarchy Majesty6 Blue
    2014 JP7 Mystic all rosewood neck
    2012 American Deluxe Strat
    2008 Fender B-Bender Tele
    2007 Dargie Delight Stingray 4H
    2005 Loaded JP6 Buttercream
    2002 Taylor 12 string Cocobolo LTD Edition
    Old Ovation Elite

    --past owned--
    2005 Dean Hardtail Custom
    2005 Dean Hardtail
    2004 Ibanez Jem 7VWH
    1988 PRS Custom 24
    1986 Fender Jap Strat (pre Squire)
    1974 Fender Telecaster Custom

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlbasscatcher View Post
    I doubt the crack is structural but I'm guessing it's going to bug you to no end. Take it back.
    Agreed, I'd return that one for one without that apparent crack.
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    I'd call customer service for advice to be sure but it's probably just finish.
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    Thanks DrKev. I sent the picture to CS and their opinion was that it looked like the crack below the nut was likely in the wood. It all added up to return time so I parted ways with her this evening. Not gonna detail everything but lets just say the whole experience of bringing that beauty home was less than ideal in so many ways that I'm ok with all this. The wall looks odd without it hanging there but my JP6 LE Buttercream was happy to reclaim it's hook.
    Last edited by mast3quila; 07-06-2017 at 03:06 PM. Reason: typos and stuff
    --current instruments--
    2017 Monarchy Majesty6 Blue
    2014 JP7 Mystic all rosewood neck
    2012 American Deluxe Strat
    2008 Fender B-Bender Tele
    2007 Dargie Delight Stingray 4H
    2005 Loaded JP6 Buttercream
    2002 Taylor 12 string Cocobolo LTD Edition
    Old Ovation Elite

    --past owned--
    2005 Dean Hardtail Custom
    2005 Dean Hardtail
    2004 Ibanez Jem 7VWH
    1988 PRS Custom 24
    1986 Fender Jap Strat (pre Squire)
    1974 Fender Telecaster Custom

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    OP good that you returned it, Its def in the wood...

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