US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

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US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Debussychopin » Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:00 am

One brand new
(well, technically it isn't but I've only had it for less than one week before I dropped it on my laminate floor and it bounced and cracked in half)
Marlon Navarro guitar..


- Classical
- 2015
- 650mm
- Solid Cedar
-Solid Palo escrito
- cocobolo fret board
- Sound? (No sound)
- CRACKED IN HALF
- $190
-made in Paracho Mexico
- Trial or view in Irvine, CA
- Irvine, CA


I took it to 2 guitar repair places and both personnel said it wouldnt be a problem fixing it as it is sort of a clean break (there are a few splinters but they said it shouldn't be a problem)
It won't look great they said, but surely it will play again. They both quoted different prices, one is $200 the other he said $200+


I don't want to deal with it. I never played on it for more than 20 minutes may be total prior to dropping it.
I want to sell it and declutter my home.

Thanks.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Debussychopin » Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:03 am

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Steve Toscano » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:19 am

Wow. Thats one hell of a break to occur from a drop.
Can i suggest you remove the string tension asap to limit the chances of further damge to the soundboard.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Denis » Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:59 pm

Unbelievable!
I am sorry to see this, Debussy,rather try to fix that,before you sell it, for that amount of money.
Good luck, you'll need it.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by astro64 » Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:07 pm

i'll try to remember not to drop mine.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Debussychopin » Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:45 pm

Thanks everyone. The drop wasn't actually a big one but it did surprise me as well it split like that. It fell from about my head level to the hard floor twice , splitting after the second bounce. The strings are actually slack on there it just looks like it is pulling.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by simonm » Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:54 pm

If the shops are reliable, get it fixed before you sell. In its current you will only get chicken feed. The side breaks look perfectly clean - naturally we can't see is there is other damage. The quicker the repair is done the cleaner it will be which in turn means less visible. Once dirt gets on the breaks it will be harder to get a clean glue line.

p.s. if I were on your continent I would immediately take it. :-)

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Debussychopin » Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:04 pm

Well if anyone wants to fix it up and resell it be my guest.

I can take any additional photos for anyone who requests it. You'll need to wait as I am out of town at the moment.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by CathyCate » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:20 am

Is there a chance that further damage might occur during shipment?

Have you considered donating it to a school or other organization? A call to your tax preparer or accountant might reveal a bit of silver lining. Just a thought.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Debussychopin » Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:09 am

Oh I'm gonna wrap this up in so much bubble and peanut. Double boxed but I most likely will sell it locally. I would have to repair it to donate it but to file for tax write off in the end it'll be cheaper if I just didn't repair it and tossed it. Anyways, but good thought and idea.

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by PeteD » Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:32 am

Pm'd you. Might have some interest and could potentially pick up locally on a long layover I have coming up at LAX!

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Debussychopin » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:59 pm

Hi PeteD I didn't receive a pm

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by drmlyung » Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:33 am

ouch!

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by Debussychopin » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:41 am

drmlyung wrote:ouch!
Yes!

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Re: US $..190 Marlon Navarro (broken) guitar cedar 2015, Irvine CA

Post by beanctr » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:14 pm

I'm not gonna lie, that's hard to look at. R
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