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    Can I re-tolex my head?

    Yes, my head. Is is doable to re-tolex your own amp? Mine's red so I just want it to look new, along with the unique red face. The aesthetic is worth the penny.

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    That didn't come up on google... Thanks man. Hopefully this could be a garage project over the winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soxfan121292 View Post
    That didn't come up on google... Thanks man. Hopefully this could be a garage project over the winter.
    Let me google that for you

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    ....or....use vinyl dye!
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    Make sure you spray it white first - then red. The white acts as a primer layer. Vinyl dye adheres chemically to the vinyl and also adheres to itself very well. You have a durable, scratchproof finish for less effort, hassle and swearwords and with much more colour choice than re-tolexing.

    Spray outside or wear a filter mask, though.

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    Maybe it was how I worded it, google just yielded some guys question on jemsite and a yahoo answers thing. thanks.

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