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Paint touchup on the headstock

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bass Tranquil, Feb 21, 2004.


  1. Bass Tranquil

    Bass Tranquil

    Nov 16, 2003
    On the very tip of my headstock there is a small scratch about 4mm in length. Its starting to bother me beacaus of the contrast between the black paint and the not black scratch.

    Should I just use a small bit of a acrylic paint to touch it up? I'm more familiar with oils than I am acrylics so would this be a wise thing to do?

    Thanks,
    Alex
     
  2. Introvox

    Introvox

    May 21, 2001
    Ontario, Canada
    I have used Tester's Model paint on my main bass for years, and it works great.

    They have quite a color selection, so you should be able to find a very close match.

    Introvox
     
  3. Bass Tranquil

    Bass Tranquil

    Nov 16, 2003
    Thanks alot. I used some Acrylic Flat Black and it came out great. I was thinking of trying the Gloss Enamel Flat Black, but I know from my art that Acrylics always dry fast. I should've taken before and after pics, but hindsight 20/20.

    So I'm back to playing in style. Thanks again.