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EG700 fretboard turned dark w/ lemon oil

 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 5:09 pm    Post subject: EG700 fretboard turned dark w/ lemon oil Reply with quote

I cleaned my fretboard w/ alcohol then applied lemon oil but it turned very dark. Is this normal? My newer guitars have rosewood too but they didn't turn dark.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't recommend putting IPA on a rosewood fingerboard


lemon oil should make it turn darker; always did when I used it
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MIJvintage wrote:
I don't recommend putting IPA on a rosewood fingerboard


lemon oil should make it turn darker; always did when I used it


thanks! i'll just use lemon oil next time
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