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  • #69066
    elizabeth-palladino
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    While carrying my walnut FH36S through a doorway, I scraped the wall and put a white mark approximately 3/4 inch long and 1/8 inch wide on the harp. It is not noticeable, but I would like to remove it without dulling or damaging the finish. Any suggestions?

    #69067
    kreig-kitts
    Member

    When my lever harp got some white paint from hitting the corner of a white chair, the maker recommended gently using the finest steel wool available (there’s a scale on the back of most packages) to buff it off. It was actually what they use in finishing the harps to smooth it without scratching. It almost

    #69068
    onita-sanders
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    Might I suggest to remove paint without damaging the finish what is used on cars, Rubbining Compound”.

    #69069
    elizabeth-palladino
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    I went to Home Depot and did not find any of the two things suggested, so went home and very gently with the fine side of a worn out emery board took the paint off, and then used a Tibet Almond stick on the area. The harp looks fine, but I

    #69070
    onita-sanders
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    I am very glad that we were able to assist you and that everything worked out for you.

    #69071
    elizabeth-palladino
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    I will continue to look for all the products mentioned on this thread, “just in case.” I’ve already decided though, that if God forbid I get any bigger dings or scratches, I will email or phone Dusty Strings and ask what they recommend.

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