#1
i was wondering if i didnt have to remove everything (pickups, bridge ect.) when i paint my guitar. Im prob going to do a simple bullseye or buzzsaw design and i was thinking why cant i just tape things off?
#2
You should really take everything off because that means the paint goes a little way into the body ,whereas, if you left everything on you would be able to see where you had stopped painting.
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#3
You can tape everything up, but the design would turn out much better if you removed everything and for the sake of and extra 10-15mins work, you might as well do it!
#4
Definitly take all of the hardward off the guitar before painting as you will be able to do a better job- you won't be risking getting any unwanted paint on the hardware either. It is a little extra work but it is definitly worth it
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