Wah housing - fill and retap when stripped?

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  1. mistercoffee1

    mistercoffee1 Member

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    Does anyone know what I could use to fill a stripped hole in a wah housing, as well as tapping for the rubber feet screws?
     
  2. wingwalker

    wingwalker Fuzzy Guitars

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    MIght be easier and quicker to just buy a new wah shell...
     
  3. Jemlite

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    Don't bother filling and retapping.. just go up the next size tap and get new screws at the hardware store. That's what I did on an old Crybaby and worked great.
     
  4. analogmike

    analogmike Gold Supporting Member

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    We use heli-coil inserts for that, a pain but they work well. Drill all four out and put in four 6-32 heli coils so a normal screw will work. Good luck!
     
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    Speaking of...where can one buy a wah shell?
     

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