April 2nd, 2012, 09:10 PM
I need to ship a body with a nitro finish. The finish is less than two months old so it is not really hard cured. Can I just wrap it in bubble wrap? Is there a better way to protect it in shipment without risk of damaging the finish?
April 2nd, 2012, 09:15 PM
Do not wrap it in bubble wrap.. I set a body on bubble wrap once and it picked up the pattern of the wrap and had to be sanded and buffed out... Honestly, I can't recommend any solution...
Colt W. Knight
April 2nd, 2012, 09:20 PM
1. DONT USE BUBBLE WRAP
2. What brand lacquer did you use?
I always shipped my bodies wrapped in felt, old polo shirt, or something soft like that. As the previous poster said, I only shipped a lacquer finished guitar in bubble wrap once! The second time, after I had to refinish the guitar, I shipped it in a quality hard case.
April 2nd, 2012, 09:33 PM
No clue what brand it's one of Bob Logan's bodies. I will not use bubble wrap though, thanks for the warning. I new you guys would know!
April 2nd, 2012, 09:35 PM
Sounds like an old worn t-shirt may be a good solution. What do you think? I assume I can use bubble wrap on the outside of the t-shirt or other covering?
April 2nd, 2012, 09:36 PM
I use a pillow case then bubble wrap.
April 7th, 2012, 08:59 PM
Tack cloth material
April 8th, 2012, 02:19 PM
Thanks guys I got her shipped. Went with the pillowcase method. I wonder how long I have before the wife notices that thing missing . . . .