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Touch-up Paint For Fender?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PolkaHero, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. PolkaHero


    Jan 5, 2002
    Does anybody know where one can get touch-up paint for a guitar? My Fender P-bass has a couple of nicks that I'm looking to cover up. It has a Lake Placid Blue finish. Thanks!
  2. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    If you can find the right color, fingernail polish is good for small touch-ups on glossy painted finishes.
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Most solid and metallic guitar finishes are automotive paint. Try your local auto parts store.
  4. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
    This is something that has always bugged me.
    Why the hell can't Fender sell small pots of "Touch up" paint? or other manufacturers come to that?
    Or even better - supply one WITH the instrument when you buy it.
    I would think in terms of customer "after sales" service it would be a real winner.
    Ever tried to get "Candy Apple Red" in the U.K.?
    You have to buy about a litre, and the price is astronomical!
  5. steve_man

    steve_man Supporting Member

    May 15, 2002
    the local guitar place around me goes to the local car shop for to match paint. Also fender uses gutiar paint you see it on their "mr. gear head" website.
  6. 1964


    Mar 26, 2002
    Too Close To Hell
    Not much use for Fender owners, but Gibson do offer some touch-up paints.

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