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Unread 11-22-2011, 02:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Aniline dye ?

Who sells or do they still sell the old style aniline dye like they used back in the 50`s ? I`m taking the plunge and doing a scratch build of a 59 over the winter and would like to get some dyes that don`t have the anti fadeing like the newer stuff does if possible.
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Unread 11-22-2011, 11:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Aniline dye ?

I'm not sure whether they are "old style", but I used these dyes on a refin recently & they're great! Good value.

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Re: Aniline dye ?

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I'm not sure whether they are "old style", but I used these dyes on a refin recently & they're great! Good value.

Good luck

Do you have a link to them ? And a product name?
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Re: Aniline dye ?

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Who sells or do they still sell the old style aniline dye like they used back in the 50`s ? I`m taking the plunge and doing a scratch build of a 59 over the winter and would like to get some dyes that don`t have the anti fadeing like the newer stuff does if possible.
Guitar Dyes

This stuff fades

From this:



to this in around 4 hours in the sun:



Myself & ExNihilo (Scott) use these dyes. The alcohol version. I got the idea from Scott.

Tom Bartlett uses Mosers i believe.

Wayne
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Re: Aniline dye ?

Sorry, forgot link!

https://www.drumfoundry.com/c-98-diy...-finishes.aspx


Though... if you're in the U.S, shipping with Lmii probably wont cost you 3x more than the value of the dyes!

Hope it works out, & good luck with the build, be sure to show us !
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Thanks for the link on the dye very much. Will definately be after that,,that fade was awesome.
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