Best Refin Ever (Thank You Kevin Brubaker)!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Quadzilla, Dec 8, 2017.


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  1. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Just got this back from Kevin! He made this already cook bass into an amazing one.

    For those curious, the neck is a real-deal Fender Custom Shop. The body is a custom ordered USA made All-Parts and the electronics are EMG (Bottom row = vol/vol/tone and top row is treb/bass/mid,mid freq stack). PSX_20171208_163009.jpg PSX_20171208_163030.jpg PSX_20171208_163049.jpg PSX_20171208_163106.jpg
     
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  2. Doctor J

    Doctor J

    Dec 23, 2005
    Is the EQ always engaged or can you switch from Tone to EQ and back?
     
  3. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    That route is tight enough to go w/o a pickguard, but at least you can still see the killer finish under it.
     
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  4. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Always on but if I set the treb, mid and bass flat, I can just use the vol vol tone controls on the bottom like a standard Jazz
     
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  5. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    That is a beautiful bass, and that is a whole lot of knobs!
     
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  6. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    No doubt! ;)
     
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  7. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

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  8. JACink

    JACink

    Mar 9, 2011
    Spain
    Very nice! What did it look like before the refin?
     
  9. el jeffe bass

    el jeffe bass

    Nov 22, 2013
    New Mexico
    Jaw dropping beautiful. ENJOY.
     
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  10. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Before the refin... 20170605_204429-1.jpg
     
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  11. el jeffe bass

    el jeffe bass

    Nov 22, 2013
    New Mexico
    I know that I already commented on this bass but I was just looking at it again and I don't think that I have ever seen a more beautiful bass.
     
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  12. JACink

    JACink

    Mar 9, 2011
    Spain
    Looks like a completely different bass!
     
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  13. That's a real beauty! The only thing I'd do different is add smaller color matched wood knobs so the top doesn't look so busy. Play the heck out of that lil' Darlin!
     
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  14. Aberdumbie

    Aberdumbie

    Jan 22, 2016
    South Carolina
    Ultra sweet. Double thumbs up on the clear acrylic scratch plate.
     
  15. Fat Freddy

    Fat Freddy Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2016
    Albany NY
    Minus one for the scratch plate other than that absolutely stunning!.....drool
     
  16. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    The holes were already in the body from a different scratch plate prior to the refin. Kevin Brubaker said he could fill them but chances are that they would show so I opted for leaving the holes and just buying a clear plate.
     
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  17. Dean N

    Dean N

    Jul 4, 2006
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Depending on the OP's playing style, the pg might actually protect the finish, rather than just being an accessory. I'd protect that finish too!
     
  18. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    That refin really pops the quilt so much better on that top! I also see, Quad, you did not go tin-a$$ on that bridge!! That must really hit your "enthused button" to play it.

    Uhh...er...ahh...I do not suppose you'll let me have it for a month or six to break it in for you under it's new persona?

    Now pardon me while I go into my garage and cuss because it is not mine. :)
     
  19. scuzzy

    scuzzy

    Feb 15, 2006
    Troy, MO
    Wow, that is a great finish. Is it a Brubender? Fendaker?
     
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  20. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Ha!
     
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