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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-28-2015, 10:03 AM Thread Starter
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VDY refinish - I think therefore I amber?

Hey folks,

So I'm in the process of refinishing my beaten up old VDY and I've found myself with a bit of a dilemma. I'm going to topcoat it with a Polyurethane clear, which I gather won't amber like the original polyester finish did. SO... my question is, should I attempt to recreate it's unintended 'taxi' yellow with a slight amber tint to the clear? Or should I go for the full neon effect?

I think the latter would look better with the vine inlay (it has that highlighter pen-style greenish tint), but may make it look more like a project guitar and less like a restored original. What are your thoughts?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-28-2015, 04:32 PM
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Re: VDY refinish - I think therefore I amber?

FULL NEON MADNESS! Thats they way it was intended to be.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-30-2015, 09:08 AM
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Re: VDY refinish - I think therefore I amber?

Originally Posted by Fastmerc View Post
FULL NEON MADNESS! That's the way it was intended to be.
+ 1 ( definitely what he said but with the spelling and punctuation fixed)
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