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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-06-2009, 08:22 AM Thread Starter
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SA260FM-AMB cleaning question

What is the best way of cleaning the BACK of this type of neck?

SA series has an "unfinished" neck, just like RG i think. It certainly IS finished and has some kind of very thin lacquer or something on it, but it is not as shiny and smooth as a fender neck for example.

I was told at the guitar store that wood/furniture cleaners would be just fine for that part of the neck. Stuff like Pronto.

Is that true? I really don't want to have a greasy, waxy residue...

I think it might work if i choose the right stuff. Something that evaporates completely.

Recommend what kind of stuff should I use.

(it would be nice if i could use some kind of "house" product. like wood/furniture remedy, because i spent A LOT of money on my gear in last 2 months, and my parrents are going to kick me out of the house if spend some more )

Just so there is no confusion, I will say it again. I am asking about cleaning THE BACK of the neck, because this is my first guitar without the thick, glossy finish on the neck. I am familiar with cleaning/oiling the fretboard.

thanks in advance, people ((:

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-06-2009, 11:33 AM
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Re: SA260FM-AMB cleaning question

I'm sure I'll get flamed for this. LOL

Not sure if it's the right way or not but I use 0000 grit steel wool on my BC Rich. Have for the last 20 years and it cleans up nicely. But you have to baby it. I don't put any oils or polish to clean. To me all it does is build up guck.
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Re: SA260FM-AMB cleaning question

Hey, thanks. 20 years? nice (: so it really wont cause any damage on that very thin finish?
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Re: SA260FM-AMB cleaning question

I'll probably get flamed for this too - but I've been using lemon "pledge" for probably 10 years on the fretboard, back of the neck, everything. It's meant for furniture. I just wipe it a ton on the back of the neck to get rid of any greasiness. And it won't take any of the finish off.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-07-2009, 03:07 AM Thread Starter
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Re: SA260FM-AMB cleaning question

Originally Posted by ColinMmmmm View Post
I'll probably get flamed for this too - but I've been using lemon "pledge" for probably 10 years

you mean lemon oil? (:
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