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  Topic: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
balkan72

Replies: 8
Views: 1271

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:22 am   Subject: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
Here it is with everything installed:

http://i.imgur.com/r27wQ2ql.jpg
  Topic: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
balkan72

Replies: 8
Views: 1271

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:15 pm   Subject: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
Thanks all - I really appreciate it! I will post pics when I have it all assembled.
  Topic: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
balkan72

Replies: 8
Views: 1271

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:54 am   Subject: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
Thanks!
  Topic: Is this burst bad? Pro refin questions? What would you do?
balkan72

Replies: 15
Views: 2283

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:53 am   Subject: Is this burst bad? Pro refin questions? What would you do?
I think it looks pretty sweet as is
  Topic: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
balkan72

Replies: 8
Views: 1271

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:43 am   Subject: Done(ish)! (Seafoam green jag bass)
http://i.imgur.com/9O8oE7ml.jpg

Now I need to get the electronics and bridge back in, and I am waiting for a tort pick guard to come in the mail.

The issues:

1. Some chipping around the neck ...
  Topic: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
balkan72

Replies: 6
Views: 823

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:24 pm   Subject: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
Why not just scrape the paint off of them with a razor blade or xacto knife after the paint dries? The paint should have absolutely no effect whatsoever on performance.

Thanks. Yes - I was wonder ...
  Topic: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
balkan72

Replies: 6
Views: 823

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 12:07 pm   Subject: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
Thanks - I've read that people have had luck sanding and then spraying with paint designed for plastic. I thought I would try that, but then I'm wondering if I need to something to stop the paint fro ...
  Topic: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
balkan72

Replies: 6
Views: 823

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:27 am   Subject: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
Hey - I have the Geezer Butlers. I believe they only come in black.
  Topic: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
balkan72

Replies: 6
Views: 823

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 9:26 am   Subject: Painting EMG P/J pickups - how do I protect the pole pieces?
I am almost done with my refin (fingers crossed) and I have EMG P/J pickups I plan to use for this bass.

I didn't realize that the pickup covers would be fused to the pickups and non-replaceable, s ...
  Topic: Wetsanding issues
balkan72

Replies: 2
Views: 825

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 9:20 am   Subject: Wetsanding issues
OK - thanks!

I think I figured it out, and I think I am ready to polish tonight with 3M Finesse It machine polish.

On the flat parts, I revisited the last shiny spots and got rid of them with c ...
  Topic: Headstock Cleanup
balkan72

Replies: 3
Views: 701

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:07 pm   Subject: Headstock Cleanup
Thanks again. The steel wool worked like a charm.
  Topic: Wetsanding issues
balkan72

Replies: 2
Views: 825

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 12:04 pm   Subject: Wetsanding issues
. . . and I though that sand throughs only happened to other people.

This is my first time doing this. Mostly it seems to be going well but I have a few problems and questions. I'm sorry I don't ...
  Topic: Headstock Cleanup
balkan72

Replies: 3
Views: 701

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2015 8:07 pm   Subject: Headstock Cleanup
Thanks! Very helpful!
  Topic: Headstock Cleanup
balkan72

Replies: 3
Views: 701

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:56 pm   Subject: Headstock Cleanup
Hi -

I am almost done spraying my guitar (a store bought short-scale jaguar bass). In addition to the body I have sprayed the face of the headstock but otherwise am leaving the neck alone for no ...
  Topic: Dumb nozzle question
balkan72

Replies: 12
Views: 2527

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 4:51 pm   Subject: Dumb nozzle question
Yes I just had a case of the runs when I accidentally sprayed left/right with a horizontal spraying nozzle.
 
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