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NBD...60's CV in sonic blue!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bthebass, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. bthebass


    Dec 8, 2013
    Madison, WI
    Hello TB'ers, picked up a new bass over Christmas, haven't gotten around to posting it up until now. I have always wanted the sonic blue, almost snagged one on TB, missed it by a couple hours, then saw this on Ebay. I set it up myself, it needed truss rod adjustment, it plays really great. Not the best pics, it's really in sweet condition (still had plastic over the pickups!). Love this forum, best I've ever been on, only 4 days until I get to do NAD...really used the forum a lot to help me with that one. -Brad


  2. R&B

    R&B Both kinds of music: Rhythm AND Blues! Supporting Member

    Congrats, sweet bass. I miss mine. Really an exceptional value. And what a looker with that great sonic blue, dark rosewood, vintage tint on the neck and the all-important ashtray! :cool:

    Try a mint pickguard. Great combo with sonic blue.
  3. Figjam

    Figjam Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    CV is the way to be.
  4. Evil Undead

    Evil Undead

    Oct 31, 2009
    Would look amazing with a tort guard :)
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  6. AdriaanVB


    Mar 27, 2012
    Yeah i'd go with either white, parchment or tortoise. Great looking Squier! :bassist:
  7. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2004
    Ashland, MO
    Welcome to the form and congratulations on your score! These are wonderful basses. I put a WD black abalone guard on mine:

  8. bthebass


    Dec 8, 2013
    Madison, WI
    Looks like a totally different bass, somewhat "meaner" with that pg on it. I like it, and I like the white one too.
  9. garp

    garp Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
    Nice! Congrats.
  10. UK Philip

    UK Philip

    Sep 5, 2013
    the whole thing, as stock, is beautiful.
  11. ejaggers


    Aug 18, 2009
    Ft Worth, tx

    I've been wanting to put a sonic or surf on my tricked out squier.

  12. I love this bass. Covers and a Mint Green pickguard...
  13. bh2


    Jun 16, 2008
    Oxford, UK
    Beautiful... Always wanted one of these.
    The mint is perfect.
  14. grrg63


    Dec 14, 2005
    Yeah, the mint really puts it over the top.
  15. Geni758


    Nov 15, 2013
    South Jersey
    I'm drawn more to the Fiesta Red myself but I can't deny they're all stunning.

    Congrats on the new bass and welcome to TB.
  16. braud357


    Jul 1, 2010
    Gonzales, LA
    AGREE !! --- This is how it should look ! Please, no tortoise !
  17. Rich McCoy

    Rich McCoy

    Apr 8, 2013
    I love sonic blue...and shell pink...and surf green...arghhh.
  18. funkingroovin

    funkingroovin Conquering A-D-D,and all the other notes as well!

    Apr 19, 2009
    Congrats on the score..and +1 to the Abalone :cool:
  19. Root 5

    Root 5

    Nov 25, 2001
    Delicious! If ya slap a set of Labella or GHS flats on there, I just might have to break into your house and um, er....'liberate' it from you! ;)
  20. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Beautiful bass congrats and I vote for the mint also.
  21. CLMSHQ


    Apr 17, 2007
    Danielson, CT

    Do not do what I did...and give it away someday...I regret it big time!

    I gave it away to my now X-Wifes Uncle, for helping us out in a time of need from a flood...Though I am glad he helped us and he got the Bass...I still wish I had it. :crying:

    It is a great player for the cost...sounds good and feels great!

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