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by vjmanzo
Sun May 22, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Adaptated Parts, Mods & Projects
Topic: Chrome vinyl wrap
Replies: 7
Views: 552

Re: Chrome vinyl wrap

mmmguitar wrote: Sun May 22, 2022 1:52 pm I’ve applied vinyl to the tops of a few guitars (including a Fly), and invariably remove the wrap after about a year.
That is very helpful info, Marc—thanks. I’ve considered doing this a few times and wondered if it would ultimately be something I’d undo for some reason.

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by vjmanzo
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Parker, finish issues
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: First Parker, finish issues

Unfortunately, I think @mmmguitar’s assessment is spot on.

I would take it to a professional if you’d prefer not to live with that milky color. Is it that bad? It looks almost “relic’d” in the photo 🤷

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by vjmanzo
Mon Aug 09, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker Fly PPG Paint Codes
Replies: 5
Views: 2178

Re: Parker Fly PPG Paint Codes

Thanks, @marvin! This is great information! Always great to have you chime in and contribute info 🙏

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by vjmanzo
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Info and FAQs about Fly Guitars
Topic: New to Parkers or to this Forum?? READ THIS FIRST
Replies: 0
Views: 20989

New to Parkers or to this Forum?? READ THIS FIRST

Welcome to the Fly Clone Project, a site dedicated to preserving information about the Parker Fly and other Parker Guitars. For more info on the Fly Clone Project, click here ; we are a research effort of the Electric Guitar Innovation Lab at WPI. Where to Start Nearly everything you need to know ab...
by vjmanzo
Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Fly
Topic: Fly Deluxe Scratched
Replies: 17
Views: 5984

Re: Fly Deluxe Scratched

Hi mmmguitar ; I spoke with Sharon this past summer about some work; she’s busy, but was definitely willing to take on the work. I’ve never personally worked without Marty Bell, but my brother had a bass finished by him and it looks incredible. I seem to recall that he was willing to work on Flys. h...
by vjmanzo
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Fly
Topic: Model name stamped on headstock
Replies: 9
Views: 3852

Re: Model name stamped on headstock

FYI—I spoke with Ken Parker earlier today and, in passing, asked about the “label” differences on the Classic through the years, and he said “I have no idea”. :lol: To me, it sounds like an idea that was championed more so by the marketing team at Parker Guitars during those early years than by Ken ...