#1
Hi all,

I have a Fender Mexican Strat which I've had for about 5 years.

I noticed the other day that there seems to be a mark between the B and e string on the 6th fret (see link)



I know it's rather small and not very noticeable, but I was just wondering if It's down to not cleaning the neck or if it's common and nothing to worry about?

Any input would be appreciated.

Thanks

tehpreddy
#2
oh shit that's bad. I'd replace the neck immediately. Serves you right for buying a mexican.

In all seriousness: There's nothing to worry about and you're silly for thinking there is. This happens all the time. Still clean the neck just because, but there's no issue
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#4
I have one of those across the whole 15th fret of my tele. It's nothing.
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#6
Thats the tone leaking out... you need to point ur arse at Washington and pray to the God for it to stop... He will hear you.
#7
Is it mould or a stain from dirt or something? I have it also.

I know it's nothing but it's still weird. All green and stuff.
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#8
No idea what it is but I get it all the time under pickup rings for some reason.

I guess its just grime?
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#9
Its the grime from your fingers. It'll easily wipe off with a cloth. Get some fretboard cleaner and wipe the fretboard down every once in a while.

I've go a Mexi Strat with a maple board as well. It feels gross as hell but it looks really cool like your board is getting worn in.
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