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Old 09-08-2017, 06:00 AM   #1
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Back when I was doing guitar tech work, I had a guy bring me a really old Fender Mustang and it had one fret that was absolutely worn down to the fretboard. He asked if I could fix it for CHEAP. I asked him if he ever played the last fret. He said, "Never". I told him I could steal the last fret and use it as a replacement because it would fit anywhere below its location. He thought I was a genius because I could fix it right then and not have to order the right size. He was happy, I got paid. I'd bet he never did order that replacement fret.
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Old 09-08-2017, 01:49 PM   #2
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Does anyone ever play that last fret? Great solution PKV.
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Old 09-08-2017, 03:19 PM   #3
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I rarely play above the 19th fret anyway.
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Awesome solution to that issue.

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Old 10-08-2017, 12:32 PM   #6
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Brilliant resolution to that repair. Out of six guitars I only have two with a cutaway - so, yeah, I never use high fret real estate.
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