PLAYER'S KIT POLISH SET INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION: Keep out of reach of children. Keep away from eyes & face. If contact with eyes--flush with water thoroughly. Do not swallow or ingest--call physician or Poison Control Center.
Instructions: READ ENTIRELY BEFORE USE, STORE SHEET WITH POLISH. Shake well. Protective eyewear recommended. Point AWAY from face and open carefully. This product is effective at polishing, clarifying finishes & removing scratches. It contains microscopic space-age particles with a new approach in polishing. Effective on many ink, marker, & sticker stains. Safe on high gloss clear-coated factory finishes, including nitrocellulose and poly-type finishes in good condition. DO NOT USE on: matte, non-gloss, semi-gloss, flat, or satin finishes as damage is possible: these finishes have little or dull shine and do not show crisp, glossy reflections. This includes non-gloss fretboards and necks. Not compatible with some Rickenbacker models. Note-some guitars have both glossy and satin surfaces on same guitar! See guitar manufacturer website or ask us if you aren't sure of finish type. Do not use on worn-out or damaged finishes. Use care on ultra-thin finishes. As with any product test in a small inconspicuous area.
PLAYER'S KIT - THIS DUAL SET FOR HIGH GLOSS FINISHES COVERS A WIDE RANGE OF POLISHES IN ONLY 2 BLENDS. BOTH BLENDS ARE OKAY TO USE ON ELECTRICS AND ACOUSTICS (kit is NOT one polish for electrics & one for acoustics! Both polishes can be used on each). READ THIS ENTIRE FORM BEFORE USE.
START WITH #1 RED LABEL: GREAT FOR REGULAR POLISHING & CLEANING. IF YOU DO NOT GET DESIRED RESULTS WITH #1 (RED LABEL), USE #2 BLUE LABEL BLEND. REPEAT BLUE AS NEEDED. (SOME DULLNESS FROM BLUE MAY OCCUR AND IS NORMAL, WILL CLEAR UP IN NEXT STEP). LAST DO A FINAL POLISH WITH #1 RED, repeat red if needed. USE A FIRM RUBBING ACTION WHEN POLISHING with each blend! With FINAL rub down of #1 red, use lighter pressure as you end. REPEAT ABOVE PROCESS AS NEEDED. Some finishes, such as black, will look best after a final rubbing with #1 red. Other finishes look great after using either polish & will not need a 2nd treatment (apply each separately, rub firmly, do not let dry, wipe clean; do not mix together).
Application: Apply to a clean surface using only a clean microfiber cloth. Other applicators may scratch or diminish results. Put a thumbnail-size amount of polish (1-2 cm wide max) directly on cloth. Too much will diminish results. Rub surface for 10 seconds or more, circular motion, doing one small area. Rub harder for stubborn scratches. Rub against the scratch, criss-crossing or in circles. Do not just rub with direction of scratch. Wipe clean before polish dries. Repeat as needed. Dark residue on towel is totally normal after polishing, as polish breaks down friction removes oxidation. Soft woods (cedar) on some acoustics can dent with too much pressure, even from fingernails; use care in rubbing. Some scratches should be worked in steps with repeat treatments as results can take multiple applications.
Black finishes: Use a microfiber towel as black finishes scratch easily. Start by rubbing lightly, then harder as needed. Final rub: use gentle pressure.
Results: If process is done correctly, you WILL see improved final finish with zero hazing or dullness. If no improvement, be sure to: A) not use too much polish on towel; B) keep a thin layer of working polish between towel and surface; C) use single towel layer between hand & surface, i.e. towel not in a "ball"; D) rub firmly enough with each blend. Product only works via a firm rubbing action. Multiple applications may be necessary. Email us for support below, we like to help!
Microfiber: Avoid rubbing with towel tag/seam & keep debris-free. Machine wash/dry-low heat, NO fabric softener or dryer sheets.
Important: Some scratches are deeper than they look & will not improve much. Repeated spot applications will sometimes lift a tough scratch, or minimize it. Rub vigorously as needed. This product is not designed to remove every finish blemish & scratch, nor is it recommended on chips, dings, cracks, or badly worn/damaged finishes. Polishing a cracked, badly worn, or dated finish will have unknown results so use at your own risk. Excessive perpetual use and/or trying to remove a deep scratch can thin a finish. Use care and common sense to not misuse product. As always contact us with questions!
It is not advised: that any polish be used on extremely high-value collector's items. We are not responsible for damage or failure to follow instructions. Power tools not recommended. Do not wear rings when polishing-can damage guitar!
Flawed Guitar finishes: Some aging nitrocellulose and older finishes that have deteriorated or become porous should not be treated with any polish. This is extremely rare. Polishing these finishes may cause clouding or untold results. Be sure finish is not cracked, deteriorating, thinning, or porous before use. Not for deep scratches.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dry environment out of direct sun-with instructions. Product guaranteed fresh for one year; many users will experience longer shelf life. If stored/not in use you may squeeze excess air out of bottles to prolong life and prevent dry-out. Do not use if dried out. Keep from freezing.
Questions or comments? Contact your retailer or website below. There is also a FAQ section on our site.
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