Refinish a Fender

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Joe Milo, Nov 24, 2012.


  1. Joe Milo

    Joe Milo

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    Geneva Ohio
    Fellas,

    I have 2010 MIM Fender Deluxe in blizzard pearl. I would like to change the color of the bass to candy tangerine.. Is it absolutely necessary to strip the bass down to bare wood before I do any refinishing work or can I just sand the existing finish so the primer has some thing to grab on to?
  2. Musiclogic

    Musiclogic

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    Southwest Michigan
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    Owner/Builder: HJC Customs USA, The Cool Lute, C G O
    You can sand the existing color to 320 and not have to us primer, just shoot the color over the roughed finish

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