I have an 85 Fender jazz Special that I love. It was repaint before I bought it. Originally dark red but repainted pearl white. When I got it it had its share of nicks and scratches which doesnt really bother me. I added some stickers at one point and later I decided I didnt want them on it anymore. Unfortunately when I removed them it literally pulled the paint right off of the paint right off of the primer. I decided I liked the bass enough to pull it apart and repaint it. I stripped it down, primed it and blocked it out and then let it sit for a few weeks. Today I got around to spraying it. Metallic white with some extra house of color flake added on top of the base (mixed in to clear base) and 3 coats of clear.