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Burnt Apple vs. Black Cherry Burst - What's the difference?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PanteraFan, Dec 9, 2002.

  1. I was just ogling the Ernie Ball website (as you do) and saw a new finish - Black Cherry Sunburst! 'Ooh', said I. I look at the photos however:


    And eh? They're the same!


  2. SoyBase


    Jul 1, 2001
    Atlanta, Ga
    Id memory serves me correct, the Burnt Apple has the metal flake in it like the Blue Dawn, where the Cherry Burst is just red stain with black burst.. I think i just fell in love with that cherry burst though...YUMMMMM

  3. rayzak


    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    SoyBase is correct. The 'apple' has a purty sparkle to it. Madness I say, MADNESS!!!!
  4. Chuck M

    Chuck M Supporting Member

    May 2, 2000
    San Antonio, Texas
    All of the MM burst finishes are translucent in part or all of the finish. The burnt apple finish is in the "burst" style but the paint used is opaque so no wood figure is visible.

  5. Hugh Jazz

    Hugh Jazz

    Sep 13, 2001
    Atlanta, GA
    Burnt Apple is by far my favorite finish on an MM bass.
  6. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member


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