Any idea on how to give a new nitro finish that dull shine?

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  1. stratter

    stratter Member

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    Thinking of slightly dulling the finish on the neck and on the top and back.

    I've heard that that the stewmac micro mesh can dull the finish to make it look a little it older, but not severely reliced.

    Any other ideas?
     
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  3. Rhomco

    Rhomco Silver Supporting Member

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    Micromesh will work but 3m microfiber is a better choice in my opinion. You need to remove all the hardware to do it right. Stewmac has both. Both techniques will work.
    Good luck on your project,
    ROB
     
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  4. IPLAYLOUD

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    Leave it alone. Don't start messing with lacquer. It's (usually) very thin.
     
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  5. Brian N

    Brian N Member

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    If you're thinking of the matte finish, that comes from not buffing a nitro coat. You can buff to get a gloss, but you can't unbuff. Generally a matte finish is cheaper though
     
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  6. Kestrel

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    Your own sweat will dull the finish. Play it shirtless. :D

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  7. EADGBE

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    Just play it. Time will take care of the rest.
     

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