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Mike Dirnt refinish

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by staurosjohn, Jun 23, 2012.


  1. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Geddy Lee P! Supporting Member

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    Purchased a Squier Mike Dirnt P from TB (thx Bass FreeLee)... had a friend refinish in Fender Sonic Blue... added Fender '62 pickup... pickguard from Janines pickguards... D'Addario chromes and bridge cover... happy now!! :D
     
  2. VitalSigns

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  3. shaginwagin

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    Soooooo much cooler w/o the star! Very nice!
     
  4. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    Nice looking re-fin there!
     
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  6. dwh87

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    That looks lovely
     
  7. A-Step-Towards

    A-Step-Towards Supporting Member

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    WAY better then the stock look
     
  8. parsons

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    I think I woulda kept the black guard on it.
     
  9. PBnJBassist

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    I agree with this as well.
     
  10. Spinal Tapper

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    I love it. Would like to see it with the black guard...if you still have it...

    Much improved!
     
  11. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Geddy Lee P! Supporting Member

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    Just placed it on... too lazy to remove screws... not so bad... unfortunately I dropped my soldering iron on it and made a 'spot'... kinda beat up anyway... Roger at Jeanine's Pickguards made a template for me (he says all Indonesian Squiers are different)... think I'll order a B/W/B- just for variety :smug: ... already have four basses w/black p/g's... needed some diversity for 'the family'!! Thx for the idea!

    (btw... p/j on the floor- soon to be 'Re-Ranch' Fiesta Red w/tort p/g & Dimarzio p/u's... patiently waiting- to the right)
     
  12. VitalSigns

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    Personally I like the black better, but the white has more of a 'classic' feel to it.

    Amazing what a swap of a pickguard will do for a bass.
     
  13. Bass FreeLee

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  14. two fingers

    two fingers You tahkin 'uh me? Yeah, you. You tahkin 'uh me? Supporting Member

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  15. Guitar Man

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    K bump looks good with white or black.
    i have the template still with you name on it.

    Roger
     
  16. tomydacat

    tomydacat Supporting Member

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    Hows the neck on those?? I have a squire pbass and not really fond of it
     
  17. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Geddy Lee P! Supporting Member

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    ... love the neck on this particular Squier... not so much on others...
     
  18. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Geddy Lee P! Supporting Member

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    Thx Roger,

    Will be buying from you again!
     
  19. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Geddy Lee P! Supporting Member

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    Hey Lee,

    Thx, again, for the bass... can-o-paint can make a big difference!
     
  20. cfsporn

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    The neck on mine is its one weak point. It is way too thin for my tastes. I am still trying to talk myself into spending $300 for a replacement neck for a bass I bought for $100.
     
  21. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Geddy Lee P! Supporting Member

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    ... far as Squier's go... might try to trade for a Vintage Modified P neck... different headstock- but 'fatter'... not $300.00

    Mine is my 'tweener' from my '51 RI P and my Jazz...
     

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