Clear coats! Edit: Done!

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by 601210 » Tue May 14, 2019 4:18 am

Is the lifting around the screw holes due to the water seeping in?

Tbh it's not perfect but it's a pretty good job given what you had, and it's inspiring me to try my own rattle can job.

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Zork » Wed May 15, 2019 2:06 am

601210 wrote:
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Is the lifting around the screw holes due to the water seeping in?
Yes, it's even worse on the back. On one of the neck screws cracked the finish. :fp:
So, yes, it's far from perfect overall. On the other hand I possibly wouldn't dare to touch it after all that work if it had turned out perfect.

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Wed May 15, 2019 2:37 am

Good job or not, that's a gorgeous colour!!
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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Amon 7.L » Wed May 15, 2019 4:26 am

Zork wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 2:06 am
601210 wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 4:18 am
Is the lifting around the screw holes due to the water seeping in?
Yes, it's even worse on the back. On one of the neck screws cracked the finish. :fp:
So, yes, it's far from perfect overall. On the other hand I possibly wouldn't dare to touch it after all that work if it had turned out perfect.
Don't worry, the colour is too gorgeous to stay focused on the liftings. If the cracks bother you that much, just go wild and relic it :ph34r:

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Zork » Wed May 15, 2019 9:09 am

Aw, thank you guys. ::)
Today arrived the last bit: a fresh set of La Bella Deep Talkin' flatwound strings. I can't wait to put it all together.

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Zork » Thu May 23, 2019 7:00 am

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by 601210 » Thu May 23, 2019 8:01 am

Now that's damn sexy

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Telover » Thu May 23, 2019 8:24 am

Tolle Arbeit, Zork. The colour is also great.

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by aliendawg » Thu May 23, 2019 9:09 am

WOW! :o
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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Amon 7.L » Thu May 23, 2019 11:27 am

A thing of beauty.

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Jazztastic » Tue May 28, 2019 9:40 am

Very nice and classy :-*

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by wademp » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:13 pm

That color looks great! Nice job!

Question: how would one seal the screw holes before wet sand? I ask this because the same thing happened to me with a tele and it’s screw holes before.

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by Futuron » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:08 pm

wademp wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:13 pm
Question: how would one seal the screw holes before wet sand? I ask this because the same thing happened to me with a tele and it’s screw holes before.
Personally I would allow paint to get in the screw hole and wet sand before cleaning the hole out
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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by wademp » Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:35 am

Futuron wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:08 pm
wademp wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:13 pm
Question: how would one seal the screw holes before wet sand? I ask this because the same thing happened to me with a tele and it’s screw holes before.
Personally I would allow paint to get in the screw hole and wet sand before cleaning the hole out
Cool! I’ve actually been reading about it and people do that, a type of wax, mineral spirits instead of soapy water, or don’t sand at all and go straight to buffing.

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Re: Clear coats! Edit: Done!

Post by antisymmetric » Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:50 pm

Nice colour, looks great. :-*
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