Am I Just Neurotic?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FunkFlo-Mofo, Nov 8, 2001.

  1. FunkFlo-Mofo


    Jun 22, 2001
    I have a really nice Spector, and I'm kind of neurotic about the finish. Playing funk leaves lots of hairline scratches where the fingernail makes contact (obviously). But it kinda bothers me, and I was wondering if it'd be a good idea to but tape or SOMETHING over that spot. Any advice? Or should I just shut up>
  2. flipperwhite


    Jul 12, 2001
    you can always put a sticker(or 5) over the place your fingers hit.I know how you feel cause people are always asking me "why do you wear you belt buckel on your side?"and I had to stop wearing any rings or bracelets when I got my Spector but so far I havent gotton a scratch.
  3. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Switch to Jazz


    Buy a Fender
  4. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    some companies make a transparent film that is supposed to go on headlights to protect against chips. as far as i know they're not adhesive, just static mounted.

    if you found some of that you could cut a piece to fit under your strings and where your hand hits.

  5. PJR


    Jun 20, 2001
    N.E. PA
    Well......I don't think it's neurotic for one to want his bass to stay as minty fresh as possible...within reason.

    ..I wouldn't use tape.....but the headlite stuff sounds intriguing......give it a whirl.