replacing tele ferrules

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Miles, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. Miles

    Miles Member

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    One of mine fell out, what do I do??

    Do they need to be glued in? Or are they just set in?

    What do I do?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jellecaster

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    They usually aren't glued in - in fact it usually takes some effort to install them. If it simply fell-out, then it is obviously loose. I LITTLE bit of wood glue on the sides of the ferrule should hold it in place just fine.
     
  3. K-Line

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    The string tension will hold it in, many vintage fenders have this issue, just be careful when changing strings.
     
  4. bynt

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    That's exactly what I did with my old one. And just a LITTLE is enough. Seriously though, after that, I didn't have a problem for four or five years until I traded it. (Still wish I had that one).
     
  5. Miles

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    A luthier yesterday told me just to use a dab of elmers to hold it "just well enough" so that I could replace them with others later if I wished to.

    Thanks guys.
     

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