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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-18-2006, 08:34 AM Thread Starter
 
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Cleaning My jem

can any body suggest any decent cleaning stuff.........I wanna clean the entire guitar
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When you're cleaning the neck, stay away from synthetic cleaners like Windex - it'll soak in and get all gross. I use Lemon Oil (as pure as you can find) and only in moderate amounts.
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May be gross, but I've found nothing works better on the finished areas than a soft rag and a little spit.
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and a little spit.
Yeah, the price is right and theres always a good supply of it!
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When you're cleaning the neck, stay away from synthetic cleaners like Windex - it'll soak in and get all gross. I use Lemon Oil (as pure as you can find) and only in moderate amounts.

Actually, Lemon Oil should not be used on the neck Chop! It's acidic and will get to the frets after a while. Use Bore Oil on the neck It works wonders and keeps the wood nice and moist. That's a necessity here in humidiy free Colorado. On the body, I just use a microfiber cloth and polish.

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Yeah, the price is right and theres always a good supply of it!
Especially whilst your staring intently at the pics of Aria Giovanni.......right Andy
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Actually, Lemon Oil should not be used on the neck Chop! It's acidic and will get to the frets after a while. Use Bore Oil on the neck It works wonders and keeps the wood nice and moist. That's a necessity here in humidiy free Colorado.
Really? I read that somewhere on this forum too, but didn't it say that as long as you didn't leave the lemon oil on to soak in and polished it right off immediately it was ok?
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I wouldn't use the lemon oil at all. Even if you wipe it off right away, it's still getting into the wood / frets.

But then again, what would I know about cleaning Jems
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Especially whilst your staring intently at the pics of Aria Giovanni.......right Andy
Errrrrrmmmm.......well.....you know.....
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What kind of fretboard are we talking about. If it is maple you may not want to use the oils.
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True, but I don't think we are talkin about maple.....are we Captian???
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I just use a dry non abrasive cloth, like the kind I use to clean my glasses.

PS, I've heard lighter fluid will clean the gunk right off maple.
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Back once again to pimp a favourite product.

This is what you need for your fretboard:

Fret Doctor
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Back once again to pimp a favourite product.

This is what you need for your fretboard:

Fret Doctor
It'sa good stuff

I think I'll have to be ording some more pretty soon. Almost out.
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Fret docter is good. So is anything from Gerlitz.
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Re: Cleaning My jem

No we are talking rosewood
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