The 50's in color!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jbiscuti, Nov 12, 2012.


  1. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti

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    Inspired by recent 50's P GAS, and a Fiesta Red '54-style Lull P in the FS section, show me some of your '51-'56 P's and Reissues in finishes besides sunburst and butterscotch blonde!

    I may commission a MJT build after finding my favorite non- traditional finish for one of these.
  2. matante

    matante

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    It's '50s, not 50's.
  3. lostrings

    lostrings

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  4. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti

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    Thank you.
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  6. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti

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    Man...that Shell Pink will be tough to beat.
  7. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

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    Not mine - I found this while doing a Bing image search for precisions finished in burgundy mist to help me decide on a pick guard for one I'm having refinished in this color. Fender custom shop '51 reissue:

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    The black looks cool, but tortise shell totally rocks with burgundy mist (sorry, this one's a jazz):

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  8. Silver Blues

    Silver Blues

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    I love that. :bassist:

    --Silvie
  9. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Man those sure are purty !!!
  10. knigel

    knigel Supporting Member

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    Here is a 2000s MIM P that someone painted over in house paint. I picked it up for short money, a did a shell pink number. Looks pretty good!

    EDIT: it's a rattle can refin, and I think the official color is "cotton candy." Or "ballet slipper." Either way I gigged it Friday night.

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  11. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

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    I think so too! Fender should resurrect this color...
  12. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti

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    This one is quite nice:

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    And other cool one:

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  13. GlennW

    GlennW Supporting Member

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    Not mine.
  14. KJung

    KJung

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    That is amazing.
  15. okc-zee

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    Here's my Squier TB bass ReRanch finish in nitro vintage cream w/ nitro amber neck..

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  16. KJung

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    I like that a lot too. Beautiful job!
  17. DaveDeVille

    DaveDeVille ... you talkin' to me ?? Supporting Member

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    my '51 / '54 repro ...
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    :D

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