How to refinish tele body?

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  1. kev1n

    kev1n Member

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    I just got a really gross looking tele body in a trade. Nitro finish, "salmon" aka gross pink. How do i go about refinishing it white?
     
  2. Chris Scott

    Chris Scott Silver Supporting Member

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    Google "Guitar Refinishing" - there's probably a million step-by-step tutorials that'll come up.

    WAY too much info you need to know, to post here on a guitar forum imo.
     
  3. RLoden

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    I refinished a bright red hand painted Tele with a factory Lake Placid Blue with the help of Warmoth.com and Paintyourownguitar.com. There's probably a few other sites out there as well. Mine has a really grainy ash body that required treatments that I'd never heard of, like spray on grain filler. These sites can guide you with what you might need and the advantages of the different available finishes. Warmoth has all of the hardware and pickguards, etc if you choose to change also.
     
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    http://www.reranch.com/reranch/viewforum.php?f=1

    A super good forum on refinishing.
     
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    wi3465 Guitar Slut Gold Supporting Member

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    Got pics? Sell it to me. Thanks, Bill
     

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