NGD Vigier Excaliber Special

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  1. alfreee

    alfreee SS.org Regular

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    f605e01d-edc9-479a-8489-0a45561cc434.jpg 760143e5-54a1-4599-b13c-73e02b936109.jpg 1b6ac4e1-dda0-4b64-87e7-c462bec8bc51.jpg Hi new member here! Just recieved my vigier today which i bought used but was in excellent condition in the listing. But as i was exciting checking it out i noticed it got damaged during shipping :( . Now im super sad
     
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    c7spheres GuitArtist

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    That's an awesome guitar!
     
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    mlp187 Burrito Master Contributor

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    Congrats! Hopefully you can get a little compensation for the damage.
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    That's definitely going to "cost" $300+ in terms of used value now so you should definitely ask for that back. That aside, man those guitars are cool. Really want a rock art version.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Congrats!

    Bummer about the damage, but if it's any consolation it seems to be an easy sand/fill job that should be fairly cheap and quick to fix and should result in looking good as new.

    Definitely seek some compensation from the shipping service.
     
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    NoodleFace Delicious Noodles

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    That's nothing, now you won't be afraid of the first ding
     
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    Shawn Ibanez Guitars Forum MVP

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    Congrats! That’s unfortunate but at least it’s got a little bit of character now.
     
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    prlgmnr ...that kind of idea

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    The coolness of that top outweighs the damage.

    But yeah get some cash back.
     
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    looks wicked!
    hopefully you can get some compensation through the shipping service.
     
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    Sweet! Sorry to hear about the damage; but as others said, now you're free to rock the hell out of it (in all seriousness, I know this sucks though).

    I have a Vigier (GV Wood) and had another (Excalibur Ultra Blues). They're FANTASTIC guitars and, especially second-hand, are great value.
    Few brands have as much personality AND quality with their catalogue as Vigier does.
     
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    Should i go to luthier or is it easy enough for DIY?
     
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    Should i go to a luthier to fix or is it easy enough for DIY
     
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    Randy Sous Chef Super Moderator

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    Total loss. You should send it to me.

    Serious answer: I usually fix stuff that small (on my own guitars) with a couple layers of the 'touch up' clear coat that they sell at the automotive store that you apply using a nail polish looking applicator. Tape off the area, apply and wait for it to cure (usually two or three coats), wet sand ~500,800,1000,1200,1500, peel off the tape and retape with more room (this is to blend in with the stock finish), polish with auto polish.
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    Superglue also works fine and cures quickly. a good sanding and buffing will make the repair invisible.
     
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    How did it get damaged. Was the box damaged? The case? That’s an odd spot to be damaged in shipping. I would bet that was there before shipping.
     
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    Agreed. Vigier guitars come with a Hiscox case, those things are basically bulletproof.
     
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    Bummer about the damage but I wouldn't bother fixing it if it were my guitar. Dents and scratches are inevitable, now it has CHARACTER
     
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    It didn't ship without a case owner said he had lost it.....
     
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    He shipped a Vigier without a case?
     
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    I would make him give you some money back bc no carrier is going to pay insurance on it.
     

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