1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

Bass Revamp

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by jbabs688, May 30, 2005.

  1. jbabs688


    Apr 21, 2005
    I have this junky Squier P-Bass sitting around and i thought i might try to make it look nicer. I plan on getting some good pups for it and maybe defret it. Its white with a white pickguard and i want to change it. i know i can spray paint it but that seems kind of ghetto. any other options as far as changing the color and/or putting a design on it? thanks
  2. Doing it with spray cans doesn't have to be down home if you do it right. Since you are starting with a poly finish you can't take all of the finish off to start with a new one. You are lucky because you've got a white one and that's the best base color to start with - you can go anywhere. The key to making a cheap but quality looking finish is quickly developing a good spray can technique and using a deep, rich clearcoat on top of your color. Your Squier has a poly coating and that can be the base for anything, even lacquer. Try this site for just about everything including some instruction: www.reranch.com

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.