67 Refin original finish salvageable?

Discussion in 'Finely Finished' started by AustinCityLimits, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. AustinCityLimits

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    Hello TDPRI. I recently purchased this 1967 Refin Tele. When I look carefully at it I think I can see the original finish under the refin. The refin looks like a guy just wiped some stain on it and called it a day. Is there a way to remove the stain but not the original finish? I would be the happiest man in the world if so.
     
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    Those links aren't visible to us TDPRI junkies. Apparently we need permission from the album owner to view...
     
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    I can't see the pics but maybe you could try wet sanding the refinish off leaving the original finish intact, then working through micro mesh and polish bring it back up to a gloss.
     
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    Pics, or I kill this kitten.

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    Start by wiping it with naptha. It deinitely will not harm the original finish but might take off the stain.
     
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    ^^^^This. I would NOT wet sand or you may go right through the original finish.

    And I can't see the pics either. You have to link to a real url - not to pics on your computer.
     
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    Can't advise w/o pictures to see what you've got. Could be as simple as "use this stuff and then micromesh, then polish" or as extreme as "that's gone." Can't tell without pictures.
     
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