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Lake Placid Blue recipe

Discussion in 'Finely Finished' started by coco, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. coco

    coco TDPRI Member

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    Anyone got a good recipe for Lake Placid Blue. I've read the recipe in Stew Mac's book "Guitar Refinishing" but that one calls for metallic powder made by Crescent Bronze, which appears hard to find.

    Any other ideas besides Reranch?

    tks
     
  2. Tdot

    Tdot Poster Extraordinaire

  3. Meekster

    Meekster TDPRI Member

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    I used to buy alot of Crescent Powders from Kelly Moore paints
    They would order in what I needed
    if that helps
     
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  5. coco

    coco TDPRI Member

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    Some good ideas!
     
  6. thejerk

    thejerk Tele-Meister

    It isn't "official" or anything, but here's an "import touch up" duplicolor lacquer I found at most chain auto parts stores that straddles the line between LPB and Agave. It looks very metallic in person, IMO:

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  7. k-wad

    k-wad TDPRI Member

    thejerk,

    Is it just me, or is that a really short guitar?
     
  8. flyingbanana

    flyingbanana Poster Extraordinaire


    Looks like a 3 1/2" scale to me....and so easy to transport.
     
  9. Sea Devil

    Sea Devil Tele-Afflicted

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    I wish you luck making your own. I've had very, very good results with Reranch, but their LPB is nitrocellulose. The original was acrylic lacquer.
     
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