What should I use on my Wenge Wood Ibanez Prestige bass???

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  1. Bassworship1


    Jun 20, 2013
    I have a Ibanez SR5005 Prestige that is a all Wenge wood body and they at times can dry and not look as
    good as when new. I was wondering what would be a good oil or conditioner to keep the wood looking it's best?
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  2. tfer


    Jan 1, 2014
    With any wood, I've found that lemon oil works best.
  3. No, the smell is horrible.
    Go into a school band instrument store. Ask for some bore oil. This is the stuff clarinettists coat the inside of their grenadine clarinets with, to prevent drying and cracking.
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  4. Oh yeah, directions. Squirt on sparingly, and hand rub into all the wood surface. Then let it dry and soak for about 15 to 20 minutes. Rub off with a soft cotton cloth.
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  5. AndreasR


    Oct 23, 2012
    I use food grade mineral oil on all my wood. But that's just because I don't really oil my instruments, but my cooking gear...

    Still, it works great and costs little.
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