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Loose frets :: 2004 Squire Vintage Modified '51

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Loose frets :: 2004 Squire Vintage Modified '51

Poor fretwork is to be expected on a guitar that currently retails for $180*.  A bunch of fret ends were loose and caused all sorts of buzzing.  Here I'm using superglue and clamps to make them sit back down.  A very cool guitar once you sort out the factory's hasty setup work.

*this is a 1st generation '51 with the current reissues retailing $180.

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Loose frets :: 1960's Teisco May Queen

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Loose frets :: 1960's Teisco May Queen

Loose frets :: 1960's Teisco May Queen

Just about every fret end on this neck is "sprung" and needs to be glued and clamped back down.  Not ideal, but it will hopefully make it more playable and save the player some cash on a total refret (which it could use as the frets are fairly low).

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