Bad bass finish ideas

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by pklima, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. pklima


    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Is it only a matter of time before somebody starts offering finishes like "goatburst" and "parsleyburst"?
  2. bassistjoe93

    bassistjoe93 Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2011
    "Snot-burst," I mean, antigua :p
  3. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Hmmm , goatburst , sounds ideal for those chilli-fest gigs.
    And if your batteries run out use a potato.
  4. How about a chili finish? It's probably only good for about a day before it'll start rotting, and there's problems with ants, but it'd be cool for a day.
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  6. Cheese
    Drywall paste
    Fiberglass insulation
  7. TheEmptyCell

    TheEmptyCell Dingwall ABZ Player Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2005
    Syracuse, NY

    Comes in 'Montezuma's Revenge', 'Bad Chinese Buffet', and 'Dare You to Eat THIS from the Back of the Fridge'?
  8. "the dutch edam cheese i left in the broken fridge during that summer where it was really really really hot and forgot about it till 2 years later...... burst"
  9. msaone


    May 13, 2012
    mom's Lasagna burst (morning after)
  10. Jim Nazium

    Jim Nazium Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2007
    Takoma Park, MD (DC)
    Edward Cullen sparkle
  11. Worst bass finish I can imagine;

    POR-15. That satin black textured black stuff used to paint on truck bed liners and cover up rust on vehicles.
  12. pocketgroove


    Jun 28, 2010
    I was going to say Herculiner, but I think that's kinda what you're talking about.
  13. Bent rusty nails
    Barbed wire
    Halfway pulled-out box staples
    Razor blades
    Hot soldering iron tips
    Broken glass
  14. pklima


    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Ha. I actually have a bedliner-pained bass. It's a pointy doubleneck, so it definitely has the "best bass for redneck metal" look. If only I played metal...
  15. GhettoSmurf187


    Nov 22, 2012
  16. I once put a finish on a bass that was a porthole to an alternate dimension. That dimension was much more evil then this one, so they'd just reach through and keep stealing my picks. It sucked because I was in an oldies band that required alot of pick work, and I could never find any...

    Also, if you didn't hold the bass right, part of your right arm would go into the other evil dimension pick stealers also liked to bite, and not in a fun, sexy way! Sucked. I really don't recommend inter-dimensional portholes as a finish for bass guitars.
  17. Oh, also, my Nuclear Power Plant Toxic Waste finish on a cheap Ibanez bass was a BAD idea. I got skin cancer on my right arm within a month!
  18. hdracer


    Feb 15, 2009
    Elk River, MN.
    I have a EBMM US SUB4 with that kind of finish.
    It may not be the prettiest but it is the most durable and it never gets fingerprints all over it. With the old 2 band pre in it it sounds better then the fancy Ray's with the three band.
  19. Yes, this the best bass for Metal...:D
  20. Woofer


    Sep 24, 2008
    Metallic Twilight-burst

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