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Now that the first three strings are removed, prepare to clean the parts of the guitar that are now accessible.

Spray two squeezes of Dunlop 65 Guitar Polish & Cleaner onto a clean microfiber cloth. It is important that you do not apply the spray directly to the guitar, as leaving large amounts of the solution on the guitar for too long can damage the finish.

In a small clockwise circular motion with some pressure, rub the bottom half of the front of the guitar starting from the end of the body, across the fretboard to the tip of the headstock. If you feel the damp cloth stop gliding smoothly, apply two more sprays of the solution. You are essentially coating the guitar in a light film of the solution.

When the entire bottom half of the instrument has been coated, flip the cloth over to a dry, clean side and repeat the same process in reverse - a counterclockwise circular rubbing motion over the length of the bottom front half of the guitar. Wax on, wax off!

Be sure to pay special attention to the fretboard here, scrubbing any sweat, oil and grime from the sides of the metal frets. You can reapply spray if the buildup is significant. Don't worry about getting the solution on the other strings as these will be removed.

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