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Posted by Bob Gollihur (22.214.171.124) on August 09, 2002 at 18:36:57:
In Reply to: Neck bowed (curved) posted by Groovski on August 08, 2002 at 09:20:08:
: I have a low line Paltino Upright that has a slight bow up in the last 4-5 inches of the neck. My D string has a buzz in spots and a thud in spots.Is there anything I can do to repair it at a low cost?
Depending on the type of bow, it may be possible to remove the fingerboard, apply heat and moisture to the neck along with a metal straightedge clamped to it, and reinstall the fingerboard. A cheaper method, provided the fingerboard has enough meat on it, would be to plane the fingerboard to compensate for the curve.
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