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  • 3 weeks later...

It's still there em7


Those stewmac things look a bit scary



Would've been fixed ages ago until i asked all you lot and got scared


If I'd listened to most of the replies about a saddle I'd never have sanded on down

If I'd listened to most of the replies about changing tuning pegs , same thing


But have to admit , this scratch scares me

Won't be beat and I'll be the guy to fix it / mess it up


If I do either , I'll tell all here

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Doing Nitro drop fills on my 2016 J-45 Custom today and came across this thread. How did this repair come out? It looks like that scratch is only in the top clear coat. A very carefully applied thin coat of clear nitro with a very tiny brush would be my approach. Make sure it is enough to be slightly raised above the surrounding finish. The hardest part is leveling this. If the level is not perfectly flat with the surrounding finish you will have the area filled but a very visible distortion in the final buffed out surface reflection will show. In some case this is acceptable, but on the front of a guitar it will stick out like sore thumb.

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