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Taking off color on Ibanez sr300 for try oil finish! Help!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Smith_brc, Apr 14, 2014.


  1. Smith_brc

    Smith_brc

    Jun 17, 2013
    So can anyone explain how to get the top color off to get to the bare wood(is it easy on this bass?) and would a tru oil even be worth it? I want to badly! But help me out please! Thanks:help:
     
  2. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2014
    Ft. Worth, TX
    Use wood stripper to remove the top coat....then sand, sand, sand

    I've heard Basswood doesn't really have a nice/pretty wood grain, but if it's Alder or Mahogany, then go for it.
     
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  4. danomite64

    danomite64

    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    I don't think it'll be worth it, but if you do it, you'll probably want to use a heat gun to get the finish off.