Why oh why oh why can'† they QC?!

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  1. Repo251

    Repo251 New Member

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    Just got the beautiful new 61 but when i open the truss cover to alter neck relief I noticed the black stuff on the rod and the wrench won't attach! anyone reckon it can be peeled off? i've already IMG_4296.JPG IMG_4297.JPG IMG_4298.JPG IMG_4299.JPG IMG_4296.JPG started the return process.
     
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    donepearce Well-Known Member

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    Gibson have plenty of QC people. They are called customers. The black stuff should come off ok - it's only lacquer, A quarter inch chisel will do it.
     
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    you dont think it's burned?
     
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    thanks so much! you were right. in fact i just scraped it with a pick! i'd better delete this thread now out of embarrassment! thanks again
     
  5. PauloQS

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    Get the extra lacquer from the truss rod nut with a x-acto knife. Supper easy to do, especially if you are already comfortable setting up your own guitar. No biggie.
     
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    Perhaps we need a " QC complaint sub-forum" for these threads.
     
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    The SG now only appeals to the very seasoned enthusiasts who work with tools and know how to fix things, or so it seems. A real thinking man's guitar, to be sure. I think a refund is in order and that a recall should be considered. Such blatant oversights are ripe for consideration at this juncture.
     
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    If you hold the neck steady with a bench clamp and give the back of the peghead a good whap with a hammer, that will fix it.
     
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    that's just a tamper proof seal :p
     
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    That would most likely break the internet so let's just leave that one alone..
     

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