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Worst Relic Ever?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by -=DanAtkinson=-, Jan 11, 2013.


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  2. Agreed. That thing looks like sh*t.

    Looks more like a squier body salvaged from a garage fire with some new hardware put on it. Definitely doesn't look road worn.

    So many clowns on ebay. :scowl:
     
  3. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I actually love that finish it's definitely one of a kind I added it to my watch list if it's back up for auction I'm going for it thank you sir.
     
  4. landau roof

    landau roof Reupholstered User

    Jul 29, 2010
    Downstate CA
    Looks like a cross between an oil spill and a wildfire.

    You'd think given their pride in their relic-ing, they'd age the hardware also.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Needs a few coats of clearcoat to protect that road worn finish :p
     
  6. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    Denton, TX or Kailua, HI
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    GreenBoy fEARful kool-aid dispensing, AFM 72-147 union card-carrying, liberal, academic, musician
    I like it. The hardware is a joke, though.
     
  7. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2009
    Elk River, MN.
    For the price they get for their guitars and basses I don't think it is to bad.
    Half the price of a Fender MIM relic.
    Their feedback is good.

    You do get what you pay for
     
  8. Means2nEnd

    Means2nEnd Supporting Member

  9. HenfieldJ

    HenfieldJ

    Feb 10, 2007
    Detroit
    Who can believe a reliced body with shiny hardware and a neck that does not look like it has ever been played!
     
  10. soulman969

    soulman969

    Oct 6, 2011
    Colorado
    Yeah was my thought. How "authentic" can it be with a new pickguard, bridge, pickup covers, control plate, etc. :meh:

    Maybe the term "partially restored relic" would be more appropriate.
     
  11. Road Bull

    Road Bull

    Jul 24, 2011
    Seattle, WA.
    Well... I kinda like it. I guess that I don't think of it as a "relic" but more of a unique finish. I dig it. I don't need relic style hardware. I like it the way it is.
     
  12. SDMFJay

    SDMFJay

    Jan 27, 2011
    can't stop giggling at the shiny brand new chrome complimenting the light a match at the sewer plant relic look. anyone have a gong?
     
  13. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    So Cal
    I like it... although I'd prefer a P-Bass version.

    The serial number on the headstock reveals that they are taking 90's, MN series MIM basses and giving them the "treatment."

    [​IMG]
     
  14. skychief

    skychief Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2011
    South Bay
    it needs a tort pickguard. :atoz:
     
  15. That's a darn cool look.
     
  16. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I agree I would change that out but I really like the look
     
  17. Zoomie

    Zoomie Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    East Tennessee
    I like it. And while I agree, it's horrible if they are calling that a relic job, I like that it looks like the finish has melted off.
     
  18. It looks like it was in close proximity to a moderate sized nuclear blast.
     
  19. Good for metal maybe
     



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