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    Answered: 1996 possible die crack?

    Any help on this would be appreciated. Possible die crack?
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  2. "Sorry but still not quite close up enough to tell. One way you can tell is if there is raised metal where the crack is then it's probably a die crack. If it looks sunken in (incuse) then it's probably a post strike damage (PSD) scratch. Also with PSD there will be raised metal on each side of the scratch so don't let that confuse you. We all understand the struggles with taking pics! Do you have a loupe or other magnifier that you can hold up to your camera lens to magnify the image?"


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    A closeup would be helpful, but the light reflection seems to indicate it is a crack.

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    I'll post another

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    hope these help, have a crappy camera on my phone
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    Sorry but still not quite close up enough to tell. One way you can tell is if there is raised metal where the crack is then it's probably a die crack. If it looks sunken in (incuse) then it's probably a post strike damage (PSD) scratch. Also with PSD there will be raised metal on each side of the scratch so don't let that confuse you. We all understand the struggles with taking pics! Do you have a loupe or other magnifier that you can hold up to your camera lens to magnify the image?

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    No but I will be getting something of that nature

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdubbs View Post
    No but I will be getting something of that nature
    Okay cool! Yeah... that will help you a lot! Some of the members here have magnifiers that they clip to their phone, hopefully they will chime in and give you some ideas.

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    To bad you can't get a closer pic... Can't tell but if it is that would be cool!!!
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