- - Mustang Cleanup
|el basso ||12-24-2012 02:18 PM |
I'm a rookie DIY'er. I just found a nice, albeit weathered, 1974 Mustang in burst with a pearl pickguard. The plate was warped in several spots, so I removed it to reveal what the pics show.
I'm ordering a new pickguard (pearl? tort?) and screws, but should I clean this up at all? If so, how? Thanks in advance for any advice!
|96tbird ||12-25-2012 03:13 AM |
Probably the celluloid pg leaching its noxious chemicals and eating the nitro finish. I'd just knock any bumpy areas down with a light sanding, clean it with naphtha polish the whole thing and cover it back up. http://www.balisongcollector.com/celluloid.html
|el basso ||12-25-2012 07:56 PM |
|grisezd ||12-26-2012 09:23 AM |
On the other hand, if the pickguard covers it I'd leave it alone. Somebody might want an unmolested '74 some day. If you can rub it off with a soft damp cloth go for it. Or sand it. It's your bass.
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