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Old 07-09-2013, 11:27 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by HomerSGR
That happens to most nitro-finished guitars. It called checkering, and is caused by the guitar contracting or expanding faster than the finish in a temperature or humidity change, thus causing the finish to get hairline cracks. It's perfectly normal.

A re-finish would hurt the value much, much more than selling a guitar with an original but checkered finish.

It is a checked finish not a checkerd finish
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