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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-04-2003, 02:56 AM Thread Starter
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Pearloid & steel wool


My question got buried in another thread earlier so here it goes again.

I've started cleaning up the fretboard on my UV7PWH. When using steel wool (1st time in 12 years), the perloid pyramid inlays loses all their shine. Now I don't dare to continue unless I know how to get the shine back.
Is there a way to get it back or do I just have to live with dull inlays?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-04-2003, 12:11 PM
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If you used 0000 or 00000 then rubbing them with a cloth will shine them up.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-06-2003, 03:19 AM Thread Starter
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Thanx. I already tried that, but maybe not for long enough.
Also, I used 000. Maybe I should do a finer grinding with 0000 and then use cloth...
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