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Thread: 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

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    Default 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

    Hello,

    I have a 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern that, for some reason, has a slightly olive-green hue when you look at it in direct “bright” sunlight. Any
    Last edited by Mandolin Cafe; Jan-22-2021 at 11:46am.

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    Default Re: 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

    Are they using waterbase products on the Newer Mandolins?

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    Default Re: 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

    It looks like this otherwise -
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    Default Re: 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

    Im going to guess it had recieved to much yellow toner in the mixing formula. And if there was white in the formula , that will milk it out. Thats where you get a greeny tone.

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    Default Re: 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

    Thanks for the info.
    Last edited by HollowPine; Jan-21-2021 at 7:14pm.

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    Default Re: 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

    The mandolin is otherwise pretty amazing! Sounds great!
    Last edited by HollowPine; Jan-21-2021 at 9:51pm.

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    Default Re: 2002 Gibson F5-L Fern: Finish Question

    My late father would tell you to stay out of direct "bright" sunlight....

    (probably not the answer you are looking for....)

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    Ha ha! Made me laugh, though!

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