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  1. GuitarBuilder replied to the thread Nitrocellulose Damage.

    Easy fix for any knowledgeable luthier. No need to refinish the guitar. The beauty of Nitro is that you can apply it over this area...

    May 22, 2018 at 10:51 PM
  2. GuitarBuilder replied to the thread Aniline Dyed A Les Paul And Didn't Get The Results.

    Did you dilute the dye? It looks like it was too concentrated.

    May 22, 2018 at 10:48 PM
  3. acimyde set their home page.

    http://panienski-na-5.co.pl

    May 22, 2018 at 5:18 AM
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    May 22, 2018 at 5:18 AM
  5. acimyde set their location as Kórnik.

    May 22, 2018 at 5:18 AM
  6. bruce bennett replied to the thread Pickguard - To Remove Or Not....

    JUST IN CASE, try lighter fluid on the pickguard. i use Ronsonol or Zippo, both are just naptha. IF the pickguard happens to be...

    May 21, 2018 at 11:59 AM
  7. bruce bennett replied to the thread Pickguard - To Remove Or Not....

    if you believe its super glue. acetone is the solvent for Super glue. It will also turn any lacquer on the top to goo as well. which...

    May 21, 2018 at 11:50 AM
  8. Kyle replied to the thread Pickguard - To Remove Or Not....

    Hey Bruce, Thanks for the reply. I agree with you. I bought this guitar because I want to try to restore it, and I figured this would...

    May 21, 2018 at 10:35 AM
  9. bruce bennett replied to the thread Gibson Les Paul Jr.

    simple enough job. remove strings run a flat mill file along the fret ends, once they are flush to the neck, knock the corners off...

    May 20, 2018 at 10:31 PM
  10. bruce bennett replied to the thread Pickguard - To Remove Or Not....

    if it was me. I would remove and restore the whole top and bridge. That particular model of guitar doesn't have a huge vintage value....

    May 20, 2018 at 10:26 PM
  11. bruce bennett replied to the thread Nitrocellulose Damage.

    yep, that is a clear case of "plasticzer migration" All plastics, vinyls and celluoids, will "offgas" for decades. these gasses...

    May 20, 2018 at 10:18 PM
  12. bruce bennett replied to the thread Gibson Headstock Repair Query?.

    agreed, Spline it! when Mahogany breaks, it often gets "micro fractures" in it from the first hit. so even after the repair, you...

    May 20, 2018 at 10:08 PM
  13. bruce bennett replied to the thread Break Angle.

    Stew mac makes this little push saw for "Bridge pin slots"...

    May 20, 2018 at 9:59 PM
  14. bruce bennett replied to the thread I Need Some Help.

    even with a high quality paint, a surface that is not totally smooth is normal, after its FULLY dry, you will need to "color sand"...

    May 20, 2018 at 9:50 PM
  15. bruce bennett replied to the thread Fret Press.

    Have no fear, your standard drill press has enough force available to actually crush the fretboard wood under the fret. Which BTW, is...

    May 20, 2018 at 9:40 PM
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