Fret markers

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Contreras
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Fret markers

Post by Contreras » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:52 am

I finally decided to do something about fret markers ... I have made do with various little bits of sticky this and that ever since I got the guitars and it's not ideal - they drop off, and don't always register as they should depending on what you use.
Having decided that a single dot at the 7th is all that I required, I went for a vintage look - antique gold paint. By dipping the wrong end of a small brush and applying with a single touch I was able to get a perfectly circular small dot.
I'm pleased with the vintage look on both the Contreras and the Simplicio - they are very 'in keeping' and are improving my accuracy with jumps up to that part of the neck.
They will also polish off easily should I wish.
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Anyone else think Fakebook has done enough damage yet?

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acmost9
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Re: Fret markers

Post by acmost9 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:44 am

Bravo!

Jesús Morote
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Re: Fret markers

Post by Jesús Morote » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:41 am

Good idea! Thank you very much for this useful post
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Re: Fret markers

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:40 am

Nice result.

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