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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    I really wanted this board too because it is sooo unique, but after thinking hard and after conferring with Joel, I decided it would be a bit much for my guitar. Might be amazing on an R8? Good luck!
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Since it seems many haven't heard of Joel or JWrestoration.com, I figured I'd post a bit of info: While communicating with Joel on my project frequently over the last couple of months, he has been extremely modest and hasn't said much about himself. It was only a few days ago in email...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    You are so right about him being a "sleeper"! While communicating with Joel on my project frequently over the last couple of months, he has been extremely modest and hasn't said much about himself. It was only a few days ago in email conversation that he let me know the following nugget of...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Thanks for the post! No need to apologize. I am here because I am seeking information and advise from experts, and appreciate someone like you taking the time to provide honest straight feedback. Advise such as yours is what convinced me that it was worth repairing and upgrading it the right...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Thanks! I'm very excited to play it for years to come! I don't see it going anywhere. :)
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    You are correct. The most recent posts are showing the repair process from the luthier who is working on the upgrades. Thanks for the feedback.
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    You are correct...it was glue...read Joel's info incorrectly at first :) Thanks!
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Good to hear! Since I've never seen an original, any idea how they compare as far as shape and pointiness? Thanks!
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Hi everyone! After getting all of your thoughts and after conferring with Joel who is looking at the guitar and boards together in person, I couldn't resist the beautiful wavy/flamy fretboard (option 1). I think it will be the perfect compliment to the body after the inlays, frets, bindings...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Hi everyone! After getting all of your thoughts and after conferring with Joel who is looking at the guitar and boards together in person, I couldn't resist the beautiful wavy/flamy fretboard (option 1). I think it will be the perfect compliment to the body after the inlays, frets, bindings...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Thanks everyone for your comments and thoughts! Joel did mention that all three boards "ring like a bell", so I think it boils down to visual aspect. Joel also sent the following info about the fretboard that was on the guitar: "as for the board that was on your guitar... it's my humble...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Thanks everyone for your comments and thoughts! Jamman, I like your thinking! Joel did mention that all three boards "ring like a bell", so I think it boils down to visual aspect. Joel also sent the following info about the fretboard that was on the guitar: "as for the board that was on...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Hi Peter! This went to Joel at JW Restoration JW Guitar Restoration, Inc. provides full repair, restoration and custom shop services for guitarists in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region and throughout the United States for an upgrade including replacing the fretboard with Brazilian...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Hello everyone! Below are the pics that Joel sent me of three nice Brazilian board options. I have my favorite(s), but which do you like most? The first pic is all 3 options next to my old fretboard (with the yellow/green paint where the inlays were). The next 3 pics are each of the three...
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    Please help! Broken truss rod on 59 Reissue :(

    Hello everyone! Below are the pics that Joel sent me of three nice Brazilian board options. I have my favorite(s), but which do you like most? The first pic is all 3 options next to my old fretboard (with the yellow/green glue where the inlays were). The next 3 pics are each of the three...

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