Loose inlay at 3rd fret

Nortally

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Two years ago I pulled the trigger on a 2016 Standard. Recently one corner of the trapezoidal inlay at fret 3 popped up, when I pressed it back, in the other corner popped out.

A friend has advised super glue and a couple of minutes of pressure.

Any other advice? The pic shows the piece of inlay. I haven't taken it all the way out, but when I press the center, both upper corners pop out of its socket. TIA
 

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There are presumably lumps of it causing the movements you are seeing.
It's a good thought and I will check for any rocking motion, but I *think* the movement is just because the inlay is flat but the neck has a 12" radius.

My current plan is to follow the video's procedure & do one side at a time. Just need to buy the superglue & wax.
 

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:yesway:

Be careful the inlay doesn't crack. Also, make sure gluing one side doesn't lift the other.
 
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A Few words.

GIBSON Factory Warranty Repair.

It will be done right, ask them to check all the inlays, fretboard etc for similar or related issues. Take your receipts and a set of strings
 


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