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Monty's Montypresso Original Guitar Relic Wax - Tin

Artificially Age Your Guitar!

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    Product Description

    We love Monty's gear here at Andertons Music Co! While guitar pickups are their forte, the London-based brand also produces a range of guitar repair and customisation accessories - including the "Montypresso" relic wax!

    Gloriously Age Your Guitar

    If you're looking to turn your ’03 into a ’63, or your R9 into a ’59 - Montypresso is the perfect solution. Applying it to open-grained woods darkens and relics the lightest shades while giving a smooth, gloriously grubby finish. And let’s be honest, who doesn’t like that! In fact, Monty's uses this wax on all of the customer relic jobs that they do - so you know it's good.

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    Filthy-Up The Fingerboard!

    You can rub Monty's Montypresso Relic Wax into a non-glossy, unfinished Maple board and it'll simulate all the grime and smoke that you'd see on old vintage guitars. It nourishes the fretboard too, and can even be applied on the back of an open-grain neck to emulate that played-in look.

    This wax is also great for non-Maple boards, and can noticeably darken say a Laurel or Pau Ferro fingerboard that's not as nice-looking as Rosewood. Three or four applications will do the trick. Our very own Lee Anderton is a plaudit of this method, saying "I’ve used it on a couple of guitars in the video studio & it works!"

    How To Apply

    Simply rub a generous amount onto your fingerboard or the area that you wish to darken, and leave for five-to-ten minutes (the longer you leave it, the better the result) then take a clean cloth and buff it off. For the best results, Monty's recommends multiple applications, spread over time, and allow the stain to soak deep into the wood and work its magic.

    Please do not forget that Montypresso is a stain and once applied, it will make a permanent change to your instrument. Please be totally sure you want to rub on some age before commencing, as you will not be able to find a cosmetic surgeon talented enough to turn back these waxy hands of time! While it works wonders on guitars, it's not so great with clothing or soft furnishings. And gloves are also recommended when applying!

    All-Natural Ingredients

    At its base, Monty's Montypresso Relic Wax is made from the same all-natural ingredients as their Instrument Food and is non-toxic. So while artificially relic'ing your guitar, it also helps to condition and feed the wood!

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    Delivery

    Here at Andertons Music Co. we believe that we stock some of the best musical equipment in the world. That's why we want to make it as quick and easy as possible for you to get your order, safe and sound!

    We offer a wide range of delivery options to help fit around your busy lifestyle without compromise. This includes free, named-day delivery for most UK postcodes on orders over £99 which are in stock, Saturday & Sunday deliveries, and competitive delivery rates worldwide.

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    Customer Reviews

    4.6

    50 reviews

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    Looks

    Durability

    Sound

    Mr Brett Lowe2nd May 2022

    Trusted Customer1st May 2022

    Value 4Looks 5Durability 5

    Trusted Customer30th Apr 2022

    This thing is actually really good. Surprised even with moderate application it gave a good stain to my rosewood fingerboard.

    John8th Apr 2022

    Does exactly what it says on the tin. A lifetimes supply for most guitarists, easy to apply and stunning results.

    Value 5Looks 5

    Trusted Customer23rd Mar 2022

    Great stuff! Really improves the look of my laurel neck ! Will use on my other guitars.

    Value 4Looks 5

    Mr Paul Dean22nd Mar 2022

    Looks 5

    Trusted Customer15th Mar 2022

    Value 3Durability 4

    Philipp Koenig2nd Mar 2022

    Great product and now on every instrument with rosewood fretboard I own! I didn't use it for darkening - the wax gives the fretboard back life... like a good oil, but somehow I like the feel of the wax better than oil.

    Value 4Looks 5Durability 5

    Brian Robinson22nd Feb 2022

    good product good price good serv ice

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Stephen Allan21st Feb 2022

    Does what it says on the tin

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