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What finish is used on 1993 Hamer guitars ????

burningyen

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Cellulose acetate butyrate (CAB) urethane, not nitro or poly. To quote fellow TGPer Stike:
No nitro at all. I toured the shop a couple years back and being the paint geek I am I asked their finish man loads of detailed questions. Somewhere around 1991-1992 they switched from nitrocellulose lacquer clear coats to the actetate based lacquer/Urelac/McFaddens Urethane Guitar Lacquer/whatever you wanna call it but they were still shooting the toners with lacquer. Not sure when but the lac. has been replaced with acrylic colors, PPG's DBU line IIRC.
 

cmatthes

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I also think that a lot of the nitro fans wouldn't be able to discern nitro from "poly" if their Gear Page membership depended on it. ;)
 






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