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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 11:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Repairing finish damage

OK. You know those cracks that look like a spiderweb you get when a hard finish (like on, say, an Ibanez solidbody) takes an impact? Is there any way to minimize them or blend them at all? I saw something on the web using a UV light and a dental glaze, but that was on an acoustic. I was wondering if any of y'all had experience with this.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-10-2004, 04:40 AM
 
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Hi. I previously owned a JS100 in black had got this problem so I changed it for a new one even I solved it later.

The sipderweb-alike cracks are simply like the nail scretches so I have the guitar body polished time to time and the cracks disappeared gradually. In fact, my problem was not that obvious, it just apperaed under strong light. Anyways, there's a little trick when you do polishing. When you finished putting on those polish stuff, you put the guitar body in front of the air conditioner to let dry, it let the extra amount of the polish stuff dried in solid and you use a fine clothe to clean it thru grain. If you do this from time to time, the spiderweb will be gone, the denstity of the guitar body will even become higher and make a better stuatin.
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