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  1. Laren liked Jim_in_PA's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Ben from Crimson recently used that on a project. He did have to go through the whole leveling thing after a number of applications but...

    Aug 1, 2021 at 5:01 AM
  2. Laren liked Jim_in_PA's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Moved my slabs and "gold plated OSB" today from the old shop to the shed in the backyard. (my storage locker couldn't really take any...

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  3. Laren attached a file to the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Just trying out Crimson's wipe on lacquer. As I don't know the best way to use it I blagged it, it seems to be pretty good. I left it...

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  4. Laren liked Slowtwitch's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    A guy at the place where I volunteer asked me to make him a neck. He bought a Mex Fender strat new and wasn't happy with the "thin"...

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  5. Laren liked Sea Devil's post in the thread Help - How Long for Clear Coat?.

    Hell no to Krylon of any kind. They changed the formula years ago, and it's no longer lacquer. Totally worthless, IMO. I suspect you...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 4:30 AM
  6. Laren liked Old Deaf Roadie's post in the thread Help - How Long for Clear Coat?.

    Some clears take forever & a day to cure. I have had good luck with Krylon clear, but avoid Deft.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 4:20 PM
  7. Laren liked old wrench's post in the thread Help - How Long for Clear Coat?.

    The 2K clear-coat stuff I've used definitely sets up (actually cures) much faster than Rustoleum. Rustoleum dries - 2K does dry to...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 4:20 PM
  8. Laren replied to the thread Help - How Long for Clear Coat?.

    Hi. Yes, it had a couple of coats of shellac sanding sealer and the clear I used was Rust-Oleum AE0040001E8 400ml Crystal Clear Gloss...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:20 AM
  9. Laren posted a new thread.

    Help - How Long for Clear Coat?

    Hi guys, How long do I have to leave rattle can clear coat to cure? Even though I'm only putting on 2 thin coats a day, drying over...

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    Forum: Finely Finished

    Jul 30, 2021 at 9:40 AM
  10. Laren liked Zoso420's post in the thread Why Clip On Tuner Instead Of Pedal?.

    More room on said pedal board, one less thing in your signal chain, and one less thing to go wrong and stop said signal.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 4:20 AM
  11. Laren attached a file to the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Slowly getting there. Headstock needs another round with the wet and dry and buff and polish :) but the back of the neck looks OK. The...

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  12. Laren liked jackal's post in the thread Electrosocket screw alignment.

    Along as the screws tighten up and hold it securely, it doesn't matter how they are aligned.

    Jul 29, 2021 at 8:34 AM
  13. Laren liked ctmullins's post in the thread String spacing/angle question.

    Loosen the neck bolts and shove the headstock to the left a bit. Spacing at the nut looks good. The string path behind the nut doesn’t...

    Jul 29, 2021 at 8:33 AM
  14. Laren liked Freeman Keller's post in the thread What's on your workbench today?.

    Fifth barn caster is off my work bench [ATTACH] and in my music room [ATTACH]

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  15. Laren liked RickyRicardo's post in the thread String spacing/angle question.

    Loosen the neck screws, push down on the neck and tighten it back up. A simple fix,

    Jul 29, 2021 at 8:07 AM