In previous Tip 26, I mentioned the dangers
of exposing your guitar to direct sunlight as the heat can cause
problems but another problem is, spruce tops tend to yellow prematurely
when exposed to sunlight. This may not necessarily be a problem to you
but if the guitar strap or something is left laying over it, the finish
could get strap marks like your shoulders do when you get a sun tan.
Bob, Gman ( o )==#
site! I wanted to add a comment about tip #114. I
was looking at a guitar that was for sale. It had what looked
like a repaired headstock. There was a dark piece of wood in
between the nut and the E string tuning pegs. On closer
inspection it turned out to be a "tan line" from a strap. The
guy must have had the guitar in a stand with the strap on where it got
sunlight. Looked pretty weird!
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