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Totally awesome!!! Very nice, bet it plays beautifully
I think Gibson should stop with the confusing model names though. Why not call these Custom Shop 60’s SG Stoptail Standards? It describes it with all the accurate 60’s specs plus the factory option stop tail
Anyway, she’s a beaut!
Flat spots on frets very common over a few years of play. Mostly do to chord playing, not from bending. Flat spots occur mostly and most quickly near the nut and less so as you move away from the nut. Bending moves string along fret, chording pushes down on the same spot on fret over, and over...
As in the same thread you posted on the other forum, you won’t get a single meaningful answer without anyone knowing your string action and neck relief. You have several replies on the other forum already
Acetone works marvellously to bond the pieces together, melting them together really creating “one”.
I must though HIGHLY recommend you follow the advice given by others here…if you’re not confidently working with good precision give this job to a pro. You WILL ruin your finish and binding if...
Maybe consider looking at the other end of the string to keep better tune than “fairly well”
Could you send a photo of the headstock showing tuning post?
What’s your string guage?
Are the nut grooves cleanly cut and strings not binding?