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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-10-2013, 12:59 PM Thread Starter
 
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Cleaning a maple fretboard on an SK777

Hi everyone...

I've had an sk777 for about 8 years and the fretboard has always been filthy. I thought it was in the wood and their wasn't much I could do about it. It's recently occurred to me that I can clean it!

Couple of quieries...

1)If I just leave the grime on it will it eventually damage the fretboard?

2)Any thoughts on which stuff to use on it? Which chemicals/which clearcoat etc.. (lots of conflicting advice in the other fretboard threads!)

3)If I clean it, I will obviously have to re seal it with some sort of clearcoat too. Even though it will look better once done, will it de- value the guitar?
I've heard people say over the years not to re finish your guitar in any way because it de- values it if you wanted to sell it one day, as it compramises the integrity of the original.

Not that I would sell it though to be fair because it is an awesome guitar! Handles like maradonna!

Thanks!
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Re: Cleaning a maple fretboard on an SK777

How did you miss this sticky thread????
http://www.jemsite.com/forums/f21/je...ore-72916.html
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