OK, first I spent some time searching and reading but still have a few unanswered questions. I have a MIM J bass rosewood w/ fretlines that I want to epoxy. I am just not entirely sure of the process so want some more info before I do this. 1) Leave the nut in or take it out? I am also guessing that the nut height will need adjusting afterwards regardless to compensate for the epoxy. 2) apply the epoxy with the neck flat or hang it up? 3) will I need to tape the sides to help prevent run-over or will that just level the epoxy resulting in having to sand the radius back? I'll be using System Three Mirror coat, 220 grit sandpaper between coats and 00000 steel wool for finish. I also plan on very light use of sandpaper prior to applying first coat to help smooth and remove the gunk. Just not sure if wood cleaner will leave deposits that may react badly to the epoxy.