rusty bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by UnDoNe, Dec 6, 2002.

  1. UnDoNe


    Dec 6, 2002
    hi..i own a fender american series precion bass and i was wondering how to tackle the problem of rust on my basses hardware. it only occurs on the brige and the metal parts on the pickups. is this a problem i must live with or can i somehow repair this. keep n mind i still want to keep the original parts of the bass. any response would be welcome :)
  2. remove all the plastic and apply a very little amount of naval jelly for about 1 hour. Carefully wipe off, dry completly. rebuild.

    you may also see it in stores as rust remover. Available at Home Depot type stores, as well as auto parts places.
  3. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    If and when you do get all the rust off of your hardware. Be sure to wipe your bass down fairly often to prevent rust and other nasty things from happining
  4. UnDoNe


    Dec 6, 2002
    thanks a lot. i'll try it! hope it helps because i love my jen the p bass...yes i've given her a name! :rolleyes:
  5. The last Jen I had in my life hated rust too..