This is the best thing I have found as well. I ordered one from SBM and it's time for a new one. Did you find it for sale in a store somewhere or did you order yours?wianno wrote:I've found the Oasis Nail Shaper to be quite good as a nail polisher and use a coarse emery board like the black ones available at drug stores and the big discount marts to cut down excess nail growth.
I am using the similar one and I can say that it is the best so far I could found.pogmoor wrote:I just found a great product at my local chemist shop - described as a 7-way curved nail block it's just what I need for keeping my nails in shape - it's even got handy hints printed on each face
James Lister wrote:One word - Micromesh!
Definitely worth the extra effort - rough nails can make the best guitar sound bad. I use micromesh, and go all the way up to 12,000 grade to get a really smooth polished finish. Only takes 4 or 5 minutes, and you'll notice a big improvement in tone, and your treble strings will last longer as well (rough nails = rough strings).nickpaulley wrote:I'm inclined to mutter a profanity...
wow - so seriously, the general opinion seems to be therefore that getting an extremely polished finish is worthwhile for tone? I struggle to avoid chips and dents and make do with a clip and a buff but having said that my tone is occasionally a bit thin.....
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