#1
Recently i discovered that my 57 strat had yellow stains and lines on it due to the fender leather strap *dont use it . sucks* anyone here knows how to remove these stains ? i tried lighter liquid , dint work but cleaned the guitar dam nicely
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Last edited by BirdHouse at Apr 22, 2008,
#2
I think if you use coarse sand paper it would help.


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#3
fine steel wool and some swirl remover may help
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#4
Quote by Mattalac
I think if you use coarse sand paper it would help.


wouldnt' that destroy the finish?
#6
Nitrocellulose and rubber react chemically, it's not that them make straps that do it.
#7
Quote by JackalUK
Nitrocellulose and rubber react chemically, it's not that them make straps that do it.


so it's not removable?
#8
It may be possible, but I can't say I've seen anything stating it can. As far as I know the only solution to fix the problem is to take the finish off and redo it. But don't quote me on that one.
#9
ouch removing the finish?
i just gt the guitar this year , ha.
any other guys know any solutions?
#11
I doubt you'll be able to remove it. Not a big deal though, strats always age gracefully.
#12
This is the third time in two days I've seen someone here mention "light liquid". Whatever happened to the actual term, which is 'lighter fluid'?
#13
spelling mistake up there , corrected it.
i seeked help from fender forum , would magic eraser + buffer work?
#14
I'd be afraid of damaging the finish, especially light fluid, I can't believe that didn't hurt it. If you have someone that does auto detail, you can try a high end rubbing compound and carefully use a buffer at a very slow speed. This will "heat up" the finish and pull the stain out, but can easily be over done. I don't know that I wouldn't just leave it alone, I could imagine that adding character.
#15
i'am selling the guitar off , so the yellow stains would really decrease the guitar's value
#16
Quote by BirdHouse
i'am selling the guitar off , so the yellow stains would really decrease the guitar's value


It shouldn't, anybody with any experience with nitro would know that it discolours and wears very quickly.
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