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Fender Roadworn , NO primer?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by beyondat, Dec 26, 2011.


  1. beyondat

    beyondat

    Jan 13, 2008
    Bronx, New York
    I'm about to begin working on a new project that will be fiesta red. I'm not doing a roadworn relic bass or anything but I've notice that the white primer doesn't show on the Fender roadworn bodies. Is this because they don't use a primer coat? As of now my body is ready for primer (sanded smooth) and I was wondering if I could skip the primer step and just start with the color coats? thanks
     
  2. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    They probably use a clear sealer.
     
  3. beyondat

    beyondat

    Jan 13, 2008
    Bronx, New York
    Ok, I forgot to mention that I sealed it with shellac and sanded in level. That should be enough right?
     

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