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Old 06-05-2010, 11:15 AM
ludwigbr ludwigbr is offline
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Default Gretsch Walnut help!! it is possible to change the Walnut natural finish?

hi !! need some help here...it is possible change the Walnut to natural finish?
how I do? sand until take all the color walnut?
this is the current color


want change for this...( I know that its other badge, its only a sample...)



thanks
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Old 06-05-2010, 11:21 AM
mcjnic mcjnic is offline
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Default Re: Gretsch Walnut help!! it is possible to change the Walnut natural finish?

It's much simpler than one would think. Sell the walnut one and purchase the natural one. It's just that easy. good luck.
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:07 PM
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Default Re: Gretsch Walnut help!! it is possible to change the Walnut natural finish?

+1
If you were to try and sand it back to natural you would probably end up sanding through the veneer. The only way to get close would be to bleach it after the clear coat was off and even then I think you would still see some of the dark stain.
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:15 AM
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Default Re: Gretsch Walnut help!! it is possible to change the Walnut natural finish?

+1 here too. Gretsch walnut drums are beautiful and valuable -- a home sanding job will take the resale value right out of those wonderful drums, and it's doubtful that they would look good even if the job could be done. You'd risk ruining beautiful instruments.

I like mcjnic's plan. Good luck!
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Old 07-10-2010, 12:53 AM
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Default Re: Gretsch Walnut help!! it is possible to change the Walnut natural finish?

mcjnic has good solution. What size & yr is walnut drum? Perhaps i would be interested. PM me....Eddie.
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