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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-13-2016, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
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Another paint resto

A couple guys approached me about paint restoration and I decided to go for it. Have some really cool jobs lined up. Check this out:

A guy brought his unfinished BRJ 7 to have the paint process finished. The company collapsed in the midst of a full production run, leaving guitars in various states of completion. This could be one of many. The company was started up by the son of the BC Rich guy of 70ís/80ís lore.

This one sat around for 4 years the initial polish revealed a bit of damage, which had to be corrected via wet sanding, then various buffing stages. Black comes from the pit of hell. Any detailer will tell you Ė but nothing matches its looks when fully corrected.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-14-2016, 02:15 PM
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Re: Another paint resto

Looks great...I love Mcquires Ultimate stuff!
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Re: Another paint resto

Looks fantastic!

Yeah, I think a lot of us are familiar with the "fall of BRJ." Watching it all unfold was quite a spectacle (and very, very sad). Thank god I was just a spectator and not an actual customer.
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Re: Another paint resto

Thanks for the kind words, gang.

Yeah it is a very dark and sad story - lots of collateral damage.

On a brighter note, I finished scraping the binding. There was a load of clear over the top of the binding and it was above the level of the FB. Looks like the clear that was shot over the back of the ran over it. Also, the nut shelf has no bolt holes drilled. Pretty [email protected]

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