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One of the metal end plates on my Marcus 30-button G/D Anglo has suffered some slight damage. One of the corners of the hexagonal end plate has been bent slightly so that the corner is 'proud; of the underlying wooden end frame by ~ 3/32". I have no idea how this happened - I look after my instruments and do not throw them around, use them for juggling, or park them under the wheels of a 'bus... Question is, how do I fix it? The bend is 'smooth', Can I detach the metal plate from the end and carefully bend it back again, or does this need to go to a 'fettler'.? Ta.