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  1. Whammy replied to the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    Never actually painted a guitar before. Generally speaking, what is it like spray painting basswood as far as absorption is concerned? I...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 10:29 AM
  2. Whammy liked LiveOVErdrive's post in the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    Maybe it is just an easy way to get a really flat finish.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 10:25 AM
  3. Whammy liked HighPotency's post in the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    You're exactly right. Bare wood absorbs finish, so the epoxy sealer fills the pores and seals them, making the wood smoother and...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 10:25 AM
  4. Whammy liked Mr_Mar10's post in the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    Have you tried some nitromorz or something? Just try not to get it below the sealer coat That shiz will eat thru anything :D

    Oct 19, 2017 at 10:24 AM
  5. Whammy replied to the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    I find it hard to believe too. It has to be something cheap that they are layering on these guitars. I do know that it is extremely...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 3:55 PM
  6. Whammy replied to the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    Extremely cheap guitar. If they can save a few millimeters of wood on every entry level squier, then in the long run they will save...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 12:46 PM
  7. Whammy liked Grand Rabbit's post in the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    excellent suggestion!

    Oct 18, 2017 at 12:31 PM
  8. Whammy liked LiveOVErdrive's post in the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    Just add a maple cap if it is too thin :D

    Oct 18, 2017 at 12:31 PM
  9. Whammy liked Grand Rabbit's post in the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    If you've gotten through four layers of paint, then you already know the best methods for removing material: A good sander and lots of...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 12:31 PM
  10. Whammy liked LiveOVErdrive's post in the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    Random orbital sander and some low grit paper? Supposedly a heat gun can peel a thick fender poly finish off in one chunk, but I've...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 12:31 PM
  11. Whammy replied to the thread Help with removing layer from guitar body.

    Thanks for the inputs. Yeah my first guess was that the filler was a way of cutting back on the amount of wood they use in the long...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 12:31 PM
  12. Whammy posted a new thread.

    Help with removing layer from guitar body

    I’m currently modifying a cheap Squier Bullet Strat. The thing is that I’m in the process of removing the paint but it’s actually a...

    Forum: Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations

    Oct 18, 2017 at 10:12 AM