I have a resonator guitar with a spider cone and bridge. When playing I rest my right hand on the bridge. After playing, my hand prints are all over the surface of the cone and bridge. What's the best way to clean it and keep it looking polished?
Thanks in advance for your replies.
I don't think you could get handprints on the cone. But, as far at the bridge or any chrome parts, I always resort to car care products. Mother's chrome polish, any paste wax, spray detailer or spray wax should protect the metal and make it easier to clean up between stints. You don't need to use the product every time, just occasionally to protect the chrome and wipe with a microfiber towel in between and after playing.
Yeah...you must be referring to the coverplate instead of the cone.
Wring out a terry wash cloth in hot water and wipe, let dry. Works every time for me. Even works on the wood body too!
Thanks guys. Yes, I meant the cover plate. Please excuse my ignorance.
You're excused...we've all been there at one time.
Mothers might be your best bet. On some covers with age they just get dull and that’s that.?????????
A friend gave me a bottle of Beard's Resolution. It cleans the whole instrument very well. Easy to use.
Thanks guys. I think I'll get the Mothers polish.
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