Finish damaged due to strap lock

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  1. LooseJack

    LooseJack Tele-Meister

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    Remove both straplocks
    Put tracing paper over the mark
    Carefully trace the outline of the mark
    Put the tracing paper over the other screw hole which is not marked
    Use blue tack to ensure the position is the same as the marked one
    Hit it with a hammer
    Now your guitar is symmetrical again
     
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  2. HoodieMcFoodie

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    If pro guitar techs aren't interested in doing the job can I suggest trying someone a bit more in the artisan/arts and craft field ...

    I'd certainly try a local French Polisher (no idea what you call 'em over there). Repairing a paint job is a bit outside their usual work ... but they're the sort of person with the skill set for the job.
     
  4. yamlayukni

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    Managed to give the bass guitar to Luthier today.
    I'm happy that I could find one and think that it's the optimal solution...

    Thank you for all the advice.
     
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    Thoughts and prayers.
     
  6. fenderrookie

    fenderrookie A fan of Leo!

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    Won’t see any of that with a strap in place
     
  7. colnago

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    Just for clarity, Schaller "S-Locks" is what the new version are called. The ones in the photo are not the new version and are just Schaller strap locks.
     
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