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Cosmin Lupu
post Jul 13 2011, 09:43 PM
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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Jul 13 2011, 08:41 PM) *
Yeah - me too. But I kinda got used to it. Also, it's barely noticeable the day after. I never play right after application rather let it "dry" smile.gif


The coated strings don't need fastfret, so, that's another plus for them biggrin.gif biggrin.gif I just strapped my PRS Custom 24 with a brand spanking new set of Elixir 0.9 - 0.46! HEAVEEEN biggrin.gif


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post Jul 16 2011, 01:56 AM
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QUOTE (Cosmin Lupu @ Jul 13 2011, 08:43 PM) *
The coated strings don't need fastfret, so, that's another plus for them biggrin.gif biggrin.gif I just strapped my PRS Custom 24 with a brand spanking new set of Elixir 0.9 - 0.46! HEAVEEEN biggrin.gif


After your recommendation I got a set of elixirs that I'm gonna put on next week. Cheers Cosmin smile.gif

When I change my strings I always polish the whole guitar with a soft tissue and then with one of those microfiber guitar cloths.
I polish the neck with an orange oil wood polish, but haven't found anything good to polish the body. I am too scared to try car polish like Gabriel.

I also wipe the neck with a guitar cloth after each time I play (I'm greasy sad.gif ), and use my computer cleaner compressed air to get dust out of the pickups etc.
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post Jul 16 2011, 02:24 PM
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QUOTE (moleman @ Jul 16 2011, 12:56 AM) *
After your recommendation I got a set of elixirs that I'm gonna put on next week. Cheers Cosmin smile.gif

When I change my strings I always polish the whole guitar with a soft tissue and then with one of those microfiber guitar cloths.
I polish the neck with an orange oil wood polish, but haven't found anything good to polish the body. I am too scared to try car polish like Gabriel.

I also wipe the neck with a guitar cloth after each time I play (I'm greasy sad.gif ), and use my computer cleaner compressed air to get dust out of the pickups etc.


Great man! Let me know how they feel smile.gif What tension did you get?


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post Jul 16 2011, 07:02 PM
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yes yes, I heard the grease does a little treble rolloff too tongue.gif biggrin.gif


I like cleaning the guitars, and do it often, every time I change the strings. I even starterd too use hand electric grinder similar to one on the picture (but with polishing tip) for cleaning the fretboard, it works great, and it's very easy to do.



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post Jul 18 2011, 07:18 AM
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... while your at it don't wash your underwear. It's part of your vibe.
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post Jul 18 2011, 08:15 AM
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QUOTE (noztnac @ Jul 18 2011, 08:18 AM) *
... while your at it don't wash your underwear. It's part of your vibe.


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post Jul 18 2011, 08:38 AM
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biggrin.gif don't you know that lucky drawers are not to be cleaned ever? As Will Smith used to say in 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air' tongue.gif


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post Jul 18 2011, 09:48 AM
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QUOTE (Cosmin Lupu @ Jul 18 2011, 08:38 AM) *
biggrin.gif don't you know that lucky drawers are not to be cleaned ever? As Will Smith used to say in 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air' tongue.gif


Guys, guys, guys......... sometimes you have to know when not to listen to tv programmes laugh.gif


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post Jul 18 2011, 10:10 AM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Jul 18 2011, 08:48 AM) *
Guys, guys, guys......... sometimes you have to know when not to listen to tv programmes laugh.gif


biggrin.gif well, that show was my favorite, during the times when I used to watch TV tongue.gif


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post Jul 20 2011, 04:56 AM
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Do you guys do anything to clean the metal fret dividers? (I don't know the real name unsure.gif )

Someone recommended putting tape on either side of the metal to protect the fretboard, and then rubbing the metal with steel wool.
I'm a bit scared to try it though, in case it scratches up the metal and I can't bend as smoothly.

Any experience with this?
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post Jul 20 2011, 12:25 PM
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QUOTE (moleman @ Jul 20 2011, 03:56 AM) *
Do you guys do anything to clean the metal fret dividers? (I don't know the real name unsure.gif )

Someone recommended putting tape on either side of the metal to protect the fretboard, and then rubbing the metal with steel wool.
I'm a bit scared to try it though, in case it scratches up the metal and I can't bend as smoothly.

Any experience with this?


Check out one of Ivan's answers to this thread, a few posts above - that little electric grinder can have another head in its tip (a tougher one, suitable for metal) and after covering the wood with tape you can safely clean the metal fret dividers - although i am not quite certain of what sort of a head you have to use.



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post Aug 4 2011, 01:03 AM
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I have Jacksonsl2h model Japan version with i believe rosewood fretboard....
i was never do the cleaning yeat because i was during some issue don't play the quitar over 1 year

the guitar was played around 1 year before was closed for long time on case.....after more then 2 years the string still sound good smile.gif but i want to change them..{first time on floyd rose} that's be fun smile.gif and with the change i want to clean the guitar and specialy fretboard..somebody here..say something abouth lemon oil.....
it's not expensive stuff cost around 3£ but what's about olive oil??? biggrin.gif can i save 3£ biggrin.gif ? ias was read here some guys use here car cleaner and this is work also good rolleyes.gif

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post Aug 4 2011, 01:17 AM
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Nah, olive oil is for newbies mate. You wanna go with chip fat. Used is best, so if you can't get some from your local, try to cook up some french fries in your house.

Little known fact: Jimi Hendrix used to polish his fretboards with chip fat, and started playing with his teeth after missing dinner before a gig one night.
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post Aug 4 2011, 06:49 AM
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QUOTE (moleman @ Aug 4 2011, 12:17 AM) *
Nah, olive oil is for newbies mate. You wanna go with chip fat. Used is best, so if you can't get some from your local, try to cook up some french fries in your house.

Little known fact: Jimi Hendrix used to polish his fretboards with chip fat, and started playing with his teeth after missing dinner before a gig one night.



Hahaha biggrin.gif where did you know this from? It smells like a rock n roll story tongue.gif


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post Aug 4 2011, 08:44 AM
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I saw it in a Jimi documentary. It also said that he used to play guitar in the toilet a lot.











Ok, I'm lying about the fretboard, but I really did see a documentary that he used to play his guitar in the toilet because he liked the acoustics smile.gif
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post Aug 4 2011, 11:01 AM
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QUOTE (moleman @ Aug 4 2011, 01:17 AM) *
Nah, olive oil is for newbies mate. You wanna go with chip fat. Used is best, so if you can't get some from your local, try to cook up some french fries in your house.

Little known fact: Jimi Hendrix used to polish his fretboards with chip fat, and started playing with his teeth after missing dinner before a gig one night.



haha smile.gif
i working on MC.Donalds now so i can ask them and take home some oil used over day..or better over week tongue.gif


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post Aug 4 2011, 11:25 AM
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Oh mama biggrin.gif a flushing jam! biggrin.gif

QUOTE (moleman @ Aug 4 2011, 07:44 AM) *
I saw it in a Jimi documentary. It also said that he used to play guitar in the toilet a lot.











Ok, I'm lying about the fretboard, but I really did see a documentary that he used to play his guitar in the toilet because he liked the acoustics smile.gif



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