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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2002, 05:05 AM Thread Starter
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Anti-aging process on Jemvwy?

Anyone know how they do it, so the color don't get yellow with age?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2002, 05:07 AM
 
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According to Ibanez it's not supposed to go yellow with age due to the paint process. There is a snippet on the bottom of one of the pages on Jemsite with the quote from Ibanez...can't remember where exactly though.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2002, 05:36 AM
 
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yeah, but if you notice Vai's "EVO"....it's quite yellow...
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2002, 07:47 AM
 
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yeah, but if you notice Vai's "EVO"....it's quite yellow...
True, but this was a prototype so it's possible it didn't get the perfected UV protectant coatings. Plus, if you gigged out with your VWH has much as Vai does/did, I'm sure it WOULD start to yellow after, oh, say 300 or so days in direct sunlight. He's had that thing for something like 10 years now.

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Guitar Age like a Fine Wine.

I don't know about you, but you shouldn't worry about the finish aging, I think that it would be cool to have the finsh yellow. I take care of my guitars, but they still manage to age and such which is probably why I like them. I know on my JEM7DBK the tremelo is perfectly set (It takes a lot of work tog etit out of tune-other than when you restring it) and it feels so smooth. The neck has a weird caoting in it, and it keeps getting slicker-something that I like.
Just to let you know that you shouldn't worry about anything, if I was to buy a used 7v it wouldn't matter to me what color the finish was as long as the guitar itself was kept in good shape.
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