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Suggested cleaning gear

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by ThomThomKC, Mar 12, 2014.


  1. ThomThomKC

    ThomThomKC

    Dec 19, 2013
    Kansas City
    I have an epiphone goth thunderbird and recently bought an Ibanez acoustic and was wondering what you all suggest for cleaning. Both music company products and home remedy or other industry products are welcome.
     
  2. Dug2

    Dug2 Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2011
    chicago
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  4. bkbirge

    bkbirge

    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    I like using these. First I coat my hands and mouth liberally then I play bass. It also helps cut down on the ol' "hey man mind if I sit in and use your gear?"...
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  5. Dug2

    Dug2 Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2011
    chicago
  6. ThomThomKC

    ThomThomKC

    Dec 19, 2013
    Kansas City
    Now that's a home remedy I can get behind bkbirge. Haha
     
  7. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

  8. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 20, 2009
    Disclosures:
    alpha-music.com
    both those instruments have inert and mostly bulletproof poly finishes; any "guitar polish" will do fine, half the time i'm using water on a paper towel.
     
  9. OldDirtyBassist

    OldDirtyBassist

    Mar 13, 2014
    CRC contact cleaner spray. Removes fingerprints.
     
  10. Precision101

    Precision101

    Sep 22, 2013

    +1

    This stuff is the bomb! Everybody knows that rotosounds die out easily, but I use that string conditioner stuff and good as new. And the body wax is great too. I only do it about once every too months.