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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-23-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Jaggers
Thanks for all the help! As I'm only going to...

Thanks for all the help! As I'm only going to need a bit of paint, so spray isn't really an option, what paint should I use for going straight on over the clear, after cleaning with lighter fluid?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-22-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By Jaggers
Scuff the original with sandpaper? The whole...

Scuff the original with sandpaper? The whole thing, or just the part I want to paint? And what do I do after it's all painted?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-13-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By Jaggers
Doesn't the paint just flake off, and not apply...

Doesn't the paint just flake off, and not apply to the body?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-13-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By Jaggers
Don't I need to remove the lacquer so I can...

Don't I need to remove the lacquer so I can actually paint it, then apply a new coat of lacquer on top of the new design?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-13-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By Jaggers
The body is covered in a Nitrocellulose Lacquer....

The body is covered in a Nitrocellulose Lacquer. WIll the mineral spirits just get rid of the lacquer, leaving the paint?

If so, which one do I buy, and how is it applied? Sorry for all the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-13-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By Jaggers
That painting looks amazing, nice job! What I'm...

That painting looks amazing, nice job!

What I'm doing is the same to you, painting a design over the original colour. So you just sanded off all of the wax, leaving the original paint and then...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-12-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By Jaggers
Thanks for the help so far! The only reason I...

Thanks for the help so far!

The only reason I posted it is because it's more painting a design over the top of the original colour, all the guides I've seen just talk about stripping the paint.

Is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-12-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By Jaggers
Painting a Guitar

Hey guys,

I've decided to try and recreate George Harrison's famous Stratocaster 'Rocky', and I've got a question about painting it.

I've read around and everyone says you should sand off all the...
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