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    Achieving a Candy Apple finish (repair)

    Thanks for the hints guys - I was thinking along the lines of bulking first but wanted to get the colour match totally right, and once I'd done a test piece, given that I had so much depth, I thought I could build up with layers of colour until I was completely happy and then stick bulk on, and...
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    Achieving a Candy Apple finish (repair)

    Final update for today before I go to bed - with the addition of the Radiant ruby, I'm totally happy with the colour match. I may have to experiment tomorrow with a little more gold. Since the crack/chip is so deep, there's plenty room to add another layer. Now I'm happy with the colour mix...
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    Achieving a Candy Apple finish (repair)

    Just wanted to add that (edit, since this is a Fender forum!), from what Ive read about Fender CAR (vs the Ibanez CAR) is that depending on the year, you may need a silver base for the metalic instead of the goldish colour I have used. In the same Rimmel range I looked at today for my chosen...
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    Achieving a Candy Apple finish (repair)

    So far, the pictures show: 1. the original damage, 2. Gold & red passion only (no flash) 3. Gold & red passion (with flash - a shade too light!) Once my addition of the ruby to the mix has dried (colour will change when cured, so I'm waiting for it to dry before posting) I'll post another...
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    Achieving a Candy Apple finish (repair)

    I wanted to post this as I found the suggestion for my repair on this forum, from a post in 2015 so.its locked, and it has so far worked a treat! I have a rather nasty chip/dent in the finish of my Ibanez Candy Apple bass. The chip.goes all the way down to the wood. Someone suggested nail...




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