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Removing sharpie from a vintage Strat?

Discussion in 'Tech-Talk' started by NickVibrolux92, Dec 19, 2017.

  1. Sarnodude

    Sarnodude Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 26, 2015
    Mukilteo
    Let us know what eventually works. And please don't be put off by the nay-sayers. If you like '70's strats, that's great. The heart wants what the heart wants.
     
  2. RegularJim

    RegularJim Strat-Talker

    Age:
    46
    222
    May 8, 2017
    Winthrop Harbor, IL
    They should make cases for guitars, like phones. Or do they?

    One of those would cover up the undesirable marker stains, as well as protect it from future damage.
     
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  3. West Coast Idea

    West Coast Idea Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    59
    719
    Mar 10, 2017
    Out on the Range
    And while we're at it, you could put a few stickers over the offending script.
     
  4. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    58
    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    You mean tight fitting covers, do you? Guitars already come with cases. ;)

    Albert Collins used to use this strange wrapping device to cover his Tele - it looked distinctly odd, as if his guitar was covered in a condom. o_O
     
  5. RegularJim

    RegularJim Strat-Talker

    Age:
    46
    222
    May 8, 2017
    Winthrop Harbor, IL
    I meant a form-fitting one you snap or screw onto the back of it that would protect it/cover it while you play, like this, but for a guitar and it would prevent belt buckle rash and chipped edges in case you drop it.
     
  6. s5tuart

    s5tuart My Dad used to say.... Strat-Talk Supporter

    WD40 gets most stuff off....
     
  7. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    58
    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    Yeah they exist, as with the Albert Collins example, but they look really stupid. It's like having leather seats in your car & putting plastic seat covers over the top. Very uncool.
     
  8. LordOfPudding

    LordOfPudding Strat-Talker

    133
    Sep 27, 2015
    California
    Kinda late to the party, but there is a product called PEC-12 available at camera stores, etc, and it takes Sharpie off of old-school RC resin-coated photos like a dream.
    BTW, I have 2 '79's..one heavy, one not. :thumb:
     
  9. West Coast Idea

    West Coast Idea Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    59
    719
    Mar 10, 2017
    Out on the Range
    Old gretsch guitars had a snap-on cover on the back of the body.
     
  10. Textele

    Textele Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Oct 10, 2009
    Texas
    Hey my main working/gigging guitar for 27 years was a 79 Northern Ash, 12+ pounds of glory, Strat!

    228.JPG Armageddon 3.jpg

    Of course I received it when I was 12 and retired it when I was 39.

    I did a ton of gigs and toured with it, hardly ever even thought about how heavy it was.

    Something to be said for being young.

    And sturdy. :whistling:
     
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  11. Stratoskater

    Stratoskater Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    43
    Feb 8, 2011
    Raleigh NC
    Yeah but 5-6 lbs. of that weight was the bridge right :D
     
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  12. Textele

    Textele Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Oct 10, 2009
    Texas
    It can say it definitely didn't help matters, I'm sure! lol :)
     
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  13. altar

    altar Former Member

    458
    Oct 4, 2016
    USA
    Too heavy for my taste but I think the natural wear looks killer.
     
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