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  1. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hello: After almost 2 years putting my project on hold I decided to forget about veneer tops and bought a Mahogany replacement boby from a known vendor. The body is looks great. I need to do a couple of minor adjustments. Since it is a one piece mahogany and I love hoy the grain looks, I...
  2. Off Topic Lounge
    Just cleared this last night. It's not meant to be a replica - just inspired by. All brush work. Colors really pop in person! Artwork done by Andy Jensen who works with Perle Guitars. He has some other amazing pieces he has done. Just stopped by his house last night and looked at some...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Does Ibanez use a clear coat on the guitars? I felt one the other day.. Felt very satiny.. Was that the paint, or the clear?
  4. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    I have an older Lo Pro 7VSBL I bought a few months back. And it's almost flawless by way of chips and such. But it looks as though there are slight waves or something in the clear coat. It's pretty hard to see under normal light, but it's definitely there. Is this something to worry about? Is...
  5. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    So this might be a simple question, so apologies for that if it is..... Chromeboys of all varieties are obviously delicate in terms of their finish, so why aren't they clear coated for protection? Is this due to the clearcoat ruining the effect, or perhaps they are clearcoated but only with a...
  6. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    See finished product on page 2 This is my first time refinishing a guitar so I wanted to practice on my son's squire mini strat before I work on my RG7620. Disassemble Guitar and Electronics Sanding I started with 80 Grit using an electric sander then continued on with 120,220,320 grit...
  7. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I have 7 of 12 clearcoats sprayed & tonight a 2' run @ the top of the horn. Should I build around the run? Wait & sand, re-spray? I still have many more coats to go, I'm using PPG clear N cut can. Please p.m. or send me in the right direction Jemsiters. Thanks in advance
  8. Vendors, Auction & Reseller Talk
    So, I'm thinking of starting a project of my own in the near future. I'm looking at getting a jem guitar body either made out of Alder or Basswood and doing a classic black and white style like the one used on Die To Live video. I'm wondering how hard is it to paint and clear coat a guitar? It...
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