What do you clean your maple necks with?

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  1. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Navin R. Johnson

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    The NF3 is ready for a restring and this time the neck needs to be cleaned while the strings are off. What should I use? It's a not a gloss neck, so I don't know if I can still use the regular Dunlop polish or not.
     
  2. merciful-evans

    merciful-evans Portsmouth uk

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    lightly soaped tepid water. Dry with a microfibre cloth.
     
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  3. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    This. No cleaners on maple.
     
  4. Shawn@PRS

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    With the sweat of an ice-cold champagne glass

     
  5. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I haven’t used a cleaner on my 20 year old SAS neck yet. I wipe it after playing. When I change strings if there is anything that doesn’t just wipe off, just a hint of damp on the cloth - champagne sweat is perfect - will bring it up. Then wipe dry, new strings with Christmas tree wings and play it some more.
     
  6. dogrocketp

    dogrocketp I drank the PRS kool aid, and it was tasty!

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    I use butcher’s wax on the fingerboard and the rest of the neck. Once a year is fine on my SAS.
     
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  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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  8. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Zombie Eight, DFZ

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    Good eye!
     
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  9. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Zombie Eight, DFZ

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    You know, I had to steal that from wardrobe. Everyone on the production wanted it, and the director said in no certain terms that it was coming home with her.
     
  10. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Man! we so need a "no food and/or drinks in your mouth" before reading posts warning. @sergiodeblanc you still complete me. :D
     
  11. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    So, you went home with her?:p

    And took it with you on the way out in the morning?
     
  12. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Zombie Eight, DFZ

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    And she even paid me. :rolleyes:
     
  13. elvis

    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    Clean? I just play the guitars. I don't clean them.
     
  14. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Okaaay! That takes Elvis off the list of potential people to buy guitars from:eek:...ewwwww... Elvis cooties. :D
     
  15. elvis

    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    If the amp is loud enough it keeps the dirt off the guitars.
     
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  16. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    I was going to suggest baby tears, but this will work.
     
  17. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Zombie Eight, DFZ

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    As a side note, I’d like to thank you all for helping me reach 2000 views in a little over five years for this video.

    By this rate I’ll be raking in ad revenue by the time I reach 65. :D
     
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