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Thread #119317   Message #2586800
Posted By: Acorn4
11-Mar-09 - 08:43 PM
Thread Name: Guitar polish
Subject: RE: Guitar polish
The piece of wood which produces the tone on your guitar is the front bit. Laquer can stop it "breathing" and stop the production of it's full tone.

Nice shiny sparkling guitars look good in shop windows, but I recall a story of (I think it was) Ralph McTell, in the seventies who went out and bought a brand new Martin and disc sanded all the lacquer off the front