I had to do a bit of widening the slot on the high E of my 2013 70's trib. Apparently gibson made it exactly big enough for the stock .009" high e string and my .010" high e string was just wide enough to bind in it. Literally took 30 seconds with my .011 or so fret file and it was gtg. I...
Also if you're a fan of SGs and P-90s keep an eye out for the 2011 "1961" 50th anniversary Epi SG Specials.
They also come in black. Thin, fast, set necks, bound fretboard, wraptail bridge. It's like travelling back in time, but much cheaper.
Yeah claiming isn't your job, just return it.
I own about 10 poly finished guitars that have all gotten plenty of play time. Zero cracks in any of their finishes.
Not as advertised, full refund, return at his cost.
No reason to chance it. Poly doesn't tend to crack unless it's stressed by a crack underneath. 100% refund, not as advertised / damaged in shipment. I wouldn't even pay shipping back.
Unless the crack was in the pictures, this is completely unacceptable
Thought I'd take a few pics of my three cherry SGs. One's a 1961 Special, one's a Vintage, and one's a 1989 G-400.
First the 2011 50th anniversary special, with mini humbuckers replacing the P-90s:
Note the scarf joint is right up where the neck and head join on this one: