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I just finished swirling a bunch of guitar bodies(after much trial and error) and was wondering if anyone has used minwax spray poly.I used enamel paint.I'm not set up with air,so spray cans are what I have to use.My question is will this type of finish wet sand and buff the same as the more expensive products?Thanks for any help! By the way,swirling is highly addictive-it started with a couple of bodies I had in the closet,then the lower end guitars I had lying about,then a few better guitars.8 bodies later I'm having withdrawals and looking strangely at my jems! So far I've managed to"just say no".

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I didn't know the pro's used urethane paints until recently.So I started with bottled enamel(a nightmare) and made every mistake in the book.I switched to testors spraypaints and finally got some nice results.The spray let the paint float a lot thinner on the water, so it went on the body thinner.It actually looks really good.I'll have to try urethane paints when I acquire some more bodies.I have a compatibility test going on as we speak.I'll post results.

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Ironically I was just at the Depot picking up some paint for the office last night (yes, my wife and I are painting ghost flames on the walls. I love her so) and I was looking at those cans and on the side it says:

"CAUTION: May cause slight ambering"

Which for me is ok, 'cos my next project is going to be amber anyway, but you might want to check that out.

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Well,the test went well.The minwax poly works good over enamels.The ambering quality shouldn't interfere with the colors I have.Though I could see it being a problem on a white or off-white finish.Thanks

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