I would like to add a tip about something that could ruin the finish of a guitar.  Photocopied sheet music could present a hazard to the finish of a guitar if left in contact with it, such as in the bottom of a case with the guitar on top of it.  The dry ink used in xerox-type machines contains a solvent that can bond with the finish and leave a sticky black mess on the back of your instrument, which will not only etch the clear finish, but also rub off on your clothes when you play it.

Donated by:
Mike Gilbert
Louisville, KY

 

 

 

 

 

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