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  1. TangerineDog replied to the thread Remember your first kiss?.

    First ever and only first kiss so far. Time the relationship lasted? Still counting...

    Mar 1, 2017 at 9:01 AM
  2. TangerineDog replied to the thread Telecaster Advise needed - looking to get one soon.

    I love the Faded Sonic Blue the Baja comes in. But all the switching options, you could do yourself. You'll have to try both to know if...

    Mar 1, 2017 at 4:19 AM
  3. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    If now you tell me that using a tinted polish and elbow grease will give the neck a slight tint, too, then you will have made me very,...

    Feb 28, 2017 at 3:43 AM
  4. TangerineDog liked Thrup'ny Bit's post in the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    Give it twenty years or so, the wood will change colour...

    Feb 28, 2017 at 3:37 AM
  5. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    Yeah, sure, and there were many other great ideas listed, some many times, that solved parts of my problem... but somehow I doubt that...

    Feb 28, 2017 at 3:34 AM
  6. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    At the headstock, too? And they changed tint? Dude, I must be playing wrong ;)

    Feb 28, 2017 at 3:10 AM
  7. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    Sure, but at the time, 50% didn't seem too bad... Right now, I'm looking into additional poly coats, as @henderman described.

    Feb 27, 2017 at 8:26 PM
  8. TangerineDog liked henderman's post in the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    You will need to clean and "scuff" the existing finish so what you spray on it next sticks, and it needs to be a compatible finish. But...

    Feb 27, 2017 at 8:25 PM
  9. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    See, the sanding down part is what bugs me - this whole thread is about saving the decals, basically. Else, I wouldn't try to gloss a...

    Feb 27, 2017 at 6:37 PM
  10. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    Jep, sounds like it... Still, let's say I rough up the glossy headstock a little. Then I put on a stained poly coat (yeah, multiple...

    Feb 27, 2017 at 6:22 PM
  11. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    Umm... that's, like, two different suggestions now... help!

    Feb 27, 2017 at 6:05 PM
  12. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    They don't say a lot about leaving patches of poly on the wood in order not to damage decals... I had hoped that they'd maybe get a bit...

    Feb 27, 2017 at 4:56 PM
  13. TangerineDog replied to the thread Gloss up a satin neck.

    When you say not polishes as much, do you mean that I could simply polish it up to gloss?

    Feb 27, 2017 at 4:32 PM
  14. TangerineDog posted a new thread.

    Gloss up a satin neck

    No, not a typo, that's what I want to do. I'm planning on using Tru Oil or some such stuff to turn a satin poly neck into a vintage...

    Forum: Stratocaster Discussion Forum

    Feb 27, 2017 at 4:26 PM
  15. TangerineDog replied to the thread Wiring scheme - will it work?.

    Great! It's a Fender 4-way, as used in the Baja Tele, for example.

    Feb 27, 2017 at 4:11 PM