Refinishing direction

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  1. hammeron

    hammeron New Member

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    So PTC is not doing the work now, any recommendations on where I can go now? Thanks
     
  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Too Funky

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    Ugh... it’s the logo that makes other places impossible to use.
     
  3. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    Marty Bell is pretty recommended. But the toughest part is the headstock logo.
     
  4. hammeron

    hammeron New Member

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    Fortunately, I'm just doing the top, so that won't be an issue. It is a Santana, so he'd have to navigate the purfling
     
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  5. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Too Funky

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    Yet another reason to buy Santana’s, West Streets, Experience, and Private Stocks: no metal logos!
     
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  6. matt3310

    matt3310 New Member

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    Pat Wilkins does an incredible job. He's done a few for me in the past. As good or better than the PTC!
     
  7. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I would probably defer the refinish until PTC was ready to do them again.
    But I’ll play any Santana and be happy about it.
     
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  8. docteurseb

    docteurseb New Member

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    I can vouch for Pat. He also has always quoted me accurate times for completing the job (a rare feat in this industry).
    I've had three Warmoth bodies, one neck, and a few backplates finished by him, more soon.

    I also had my 2019 Silver Sky Dodgem blue refinished by him in a "Nebula"-style flip flop paint.
    The factory finish wasn't great on that one, to put it nicely.
     
  9. MoggyMel

    MoggyMel Not My Boyfriend's PRS

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    Another vote for Pat Wilkins. He is working on my third refinish on a PRS.
     
  10. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Pat Wilkins did a great job for me on a mid-80's Ibanez. I would definitely send work his way again!
     
  11. hammeron

    hammeron New Member

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    Thanks all. Just reached out to Pat. :)
     
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