I have a '97 American Std, tele with a maple neck that I purchased new. Over the past few years, the poly finish has been chipping off the fret board. Now, it's getting pretty bad. From what I have heard, this is a known problem for that vintage. I doubt Fender would do anything to help after so many years. Anyway, seeing this is my very first (and favorite) tele, I want to refinish neck. How hard will it be to completely strip off the original finish? and.........assuming it is possible, should I refinish with poly or nitro. Thanks!