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What's that oil finish on Mighty Mite necks and what should

 
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BeauZeau



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:49 pm    Post subject: What's that oil finish on Mighty Mite necks and what should Reply with quote

Hello

I just ordered a Mighty Mite neck that was listed as "Oil finish".

What's that oil finish on Mighty Mite necks and what should I do about it? Should I coat it with something? Should I just use it as is? Should I strip it off and spray lacquer on it ?

Thank you kindly.
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marksound



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's an oil-based poly. Basically the same as MIM Fenders. No additional finish is needed.

I have a few Mighty Mite necks that I've played for over 10 years and they're fine.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, I just opened the box, and it doesn't look like no oil finish to me. It's whiter than a bowl of marshmallows. Whiter than water.

Really really looks like a water-based varnish of some sort.

So now I have to fix that, and I'm happy to receive suggestions from this talented group on that subject.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's clear, no tint. It will darken with age, so keep that in mind. Don't mess it up.

I will say I told ya so. Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Should I buy a tanning bed for it?

It looks really creepy, like it's plastic or something.
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