#1
the finish on my faded sg special's neck is becoming really worn. its supposed to be cherry, but it looks like an orangey color, and is a bit uncomfortable to play. anyway to fix this without having to refinish the whole damn thing? replies are appreciated
#2
Ehm....I'm gonna sound like an ass, but isn't the whole idea of a faded finish that it looks faded?
The more faded the better I'd say, battlescars on a guitar are a mark of honor!

What you could try though is using some light polish to smoothen out the surface a little.
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#3
well you could sand it. I sanded my strat neck. Differnt thing I know.

Umm there's like...fretboard oil stuff, it works great on the back too.
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#4
If its uncomfortable to play, either sand the back of the neck or adjust the truss rod if it is bowed/backbowed.


Its supposed to be orange, hence faded finish.
#5
i'd sand the paint off and then oil finish it. or.. the guitar is already faded as someone already posted. leave it as is..
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#6
everyone that says its supposed to be orange, it isnt the whole thing, its only a portion of the finish that has worn off over time. it looks bad and mismatches with the rest of the neck. ill try and get pics up later.