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NBD: beware the usual P bass thread

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by giacomini, Dec 17, 2012.


  1. giacomini

    giacomini

    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    OK, I got this MIJ Squier P a few months ago in a trade, but now she's back from some minor surgery and plays like any Fender.

    Got the neck refinished (it was bad for a japanese Squier), Fender pup, CTS pots, new jack, shiny new chrome covers and a new bone nut.

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  2. What is that color? I love it!
     
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  4. giacomini

    giacomini

    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    I don't know... it looks greener in person and it is a bit more blue under the pickguard, so I'd say it is some sort of daphne/sonic blue that aged to this color (bass is almost 20 yo)
     
  5. kakao

    kakao

    Oct 4, 2011
    Vancouver BC
    Love the color and also the dark rosewood! Did you lemon oil the fretboard to make it darker?
     
  6. ExaltBass

    ExaltBass Just a BassGuy! Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
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    Crafter of XBass cables
    Sherwood Green... here's mine... looks like the same color to me.


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  7. That's a really sharp-looking bass. I'm not usually a fan of pickup covers, but it just looks *right* on this instrument, doesn't it?

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  8. giacomini

    giacomini

    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    Actually my luthier thinks that this bass got a new fretboard years ago, because it is darker than rosewood and the grain looks different, pretty much like a local wood from down here, imbuia.
     
  9. giacomini

    giacomini

    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    Yes, I think the covers look great on this bass!

    Hmm, then I guess it is sherwood green then! It really looks like your bass, my pictures are a little bit bluer than it should.

    Your P looks great! I really like MOP pickguards!
     
  10. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
    What year is that? Late 80's?
     
  11. giacomini

    giacomini

    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    According to the Fender site, this one (serial number "O013981") was made between 1993 and 1994.
     
  12. bolophonic

    bolophonic

    Dec 10, 2009
    Durham, NC
  13. giacomini

    giacomini

    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    Thanks!
     
  14. BuffaloBass

    BuffaloBass Supporting Member

    And nice photography too; I wanted to 'touch' it bad! :cool:
     
  15. fish552

    fish552

    Aug 1, 2010
    Oregon
    Score! Great looking bass-hope she serves you well!
     
  16. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    Unless my monitor is WAY off, neither of those basses are Sherwood Green. Nice colors, to be sure, but Sherwood Green is a deep, almost candy apple green.

    Edit: Here's an old color chart. Sherwood Green is top right.

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  17. giacomini

    giacomini

    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    Based on this color chart it looks more like foam green (second in the right, top to bottom).

    Don't know how accurate were the Squier colors compared to Fender back in the 90's in Japan.
     



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