Post Number: 131
|Posted on Monday, May 28, 2007 - 12:49 pm: |
I am currently restoring a $50.00 pawn shop rescue,Its a Hagstrom I Vintage 62 or 63 sometimes called the Kent model or Playschool model.Looks like something the Doodlebops would play.
A problem exist the with the fret slots being to wide to hold the new frets securily probably due to wood shrinkage.
Does anyone know of a way to correct this?
I am installing Gibson jumbos so some type of glue or filler would be ok. These will take many dressings and using flat wounds I will never have to refret again.
Post Number: 2409
|Posted on Monday, May 28, 2007 - 1:20 pm: |
Cool! I have two of these - one in pretty good shape and one that I use for parts. It was also sold as the "Futura". I love the plastic top with the "swimming pool" between the pickups and the vinyl-covered back. (By the way, if your vinyl is pulling away, as many of these do over the years, you can heat it up with a hair dryer, stretch it, and reglue using rubber cement). Let me know if you need anything.