DaveC Posted February 5, 2007 Report Share Posted February 5, 2007 I am hoping I can get some advice and information on repairing the composite bowl on an Ovation Guitar. Not to insult anyone, but I am not looking for guesses or suggestions, but the actual products and techniques that Ovation Authorized repair centers would use. OK Here is my sad story...one most are familiar with. Yup, eBay. I wanted an inexpensive (all I could afford) acoustic to help me re-learn the guitar after many, many years. Long story short, I purchased an Ovation CC257 that was to have been "gently used" with no damage. Turns out, the output jack must have taken a hit as the composite underneath it is damaged and fraying and the jack is getting near pulling through. It is a relatively small area almost entirely hidden by the washer and nut. I have opened a complaint, and may reverse the transaction, but since I like the guitar and if I get some $ relief from the seller making it a better deal, I might consider keeping it IF I COULD REPAIR IT. I called a local authorized repair center that of course would need to see it, but estimated a "minimum" of $75 which wouldn't be worth it given what I have already paid etc.. So, if anyone out there is familiar with the products and technique to use, please let me know? The "pebble' like finish might be hard to match, but since it should be covered by the output jack washer and nut, it shouldn't be too obvious. The guitar was built in 1992, and for under $300. would be a pretty nice guitar if not for this damage. If you don't know how to make the repair, but would like to give your advice on whether or not I should bother with it, I am open to hearing opinions. Thanks Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
Join the conversation
You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.