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Old 11-16-2019, 11:38 AM
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a lot of folks saying it adheres super well without bubbles, and remains easy to remove if needed...it is the cling type...I wonder what the secret sauce is that makes it so much better than the Taylor...
In general, black is a very unforgiving background for these clear pickguards and bubbles. My old Taylor pickguard is on my duo partner's GC-8E and looks pretty good. Same bubbles just harder to see.
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Old 11-16-2019, 12:01 PM
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In general, black is a very unforgiving background for these clear pickguards and bubbles. My old Taylor pickguard is on my duo partner's GC-8E and looks pretty good. Same bubbles just harder to see.
Yeah, that makes some sense for sure...Steelvibes seemed to have pretty good luck with this particular product I just mentioned above though...He showed me some pictures of his install of it on a Rainsong...looked pretty good...
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Old 11-16-2019, 02:14 PM
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My son the PhD Physical Chemist that used to work for a startup that was developing special purpose optical (adhesive in some cases) films says that you should use a bit of soapy water to put down even an adhesive film. Their product demanded no bubbles and the window tint companies seem to be able to pull it off. I never tried it.
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Old 11-17-2019, 06:13 PM
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My son the PhD Physical Chemist that used to work for a startup that was developing special purpose optical (adhesive in some cases) films says that you should use a bit of soapy water to put down even an adhesive film. Their product demanded no bubbles and the window tint companies seem to be able to pull it off. I never tried it.
Good point and I highly recommend using a little soapy water... this will for the bubbles out and allow you to slide the film around a bit to get it in position. Dries very quickly. This is the method I have been using for screen guards for my ipads..ereaders for years....
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