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Wypall towels

Discussion in 'Finely Finished' started by slick4772, Oct 31, 2019.

  1. slick4772

    slick4772 Tele-Meister

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    I just stumbled across a video on YouTube where a guy said that he uses these to clean off automobiles prior to painting (instead of a paper towel or some other towel). Has anyone used these? Are they good for guitar bodies and necks?
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  2. eallen

    eallen Friend of Leo's

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    Why not use what is meant to be used after solvent wipe down before finishing. Tack cloth.
    I buy them in bulk. They are meant to be used to wipe lightly no to scrub.

    Trimaco 10506 SuperTuff Tack Cloth, 18 x 36-inch, 6 Count, Pack of 6, tan https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GPA78YK/?tag=tdpri-20

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    use the blue wypall towels at work everyday to clean and inspect chrome truck parts, don't know how good they would be for use on wood.
     
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    eallen Friend of Leo's

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    The blue dusposable towels I have used put off quite a bit of lint for finish work. Some brands may be better.

    Eric
     
  5. slick4772

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    There are supposed to be specifically designed towels for automotive finishing - anti static and no lint. I know that tack cloths are used, and I will use them, however I'm asking specifically about this Wypall product. If they're used by auto body shops to remove dust and prep the finish, I don't see why they wouldn't be good for guitars, but that's why I'm asking if others have experience with them.

    I don't recall the ones mentioned in the YouTube video being blue.
     
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