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Coolest finish

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Oliver, Jul 2, 2003.


  1. Oliver

    Oliver

    Jun 21, 2003
    Perth, Australia
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    send in your favourites!
     
  2. I like this one...in fact...i liked it so much i ordered an MIA standard fender in this colour. :) Hopefully it dont take too long. :(
     
  3. Bryan_G

    Bryan_G

    Apr 28, 2000
    Austin, Texas
    I realy like the transparent finishes. I want to at least see some wood grain. But with the right type of wood you can't beat the natural, oiled, finish.
     
  4. Tim Barber

    Tim Barber Commercial User

    Apr 28, 2003
    Serenity Valley
    Owner: Barber Music
    Usually I'm an exotic-wood type of guy. But for some reason this causes me to sweat profusely...:D

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  5. Here are some examples of JP Basses's finishes...
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  6. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
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  7. Lenko

    Lenko

    May 3, 2003
    Slovenia
    I really like these two:
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    I also like transparent finishes on some basses, Sunburst, blueburst, cherryburst etc.
     
  8. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    I know the guy who owns this bass and have played it several times. It is a pretty slammin' bass but it is *heavy* beyond belief. It is heavy northern ash with an ebony top...don't know if you can get much worse ;) But on the upside it plays and sounds fantastic. Definitely a good choice there Lenko ;)

    Oh yeah, it is also MUCH darker in person.
     
  9. Lenko

    Lenko

    May 3, 2003
    Slovenia
    I'd love to try that bass once; it really looks fantastic. I bet it sounds simillar.
     
  10. dat's biz
     
  11. geezer316

    geezer316

    Jan 26, 2003
    NEW HAVEN ,CT
    I was reading a guitar mag and there was an add for a company that chromes your bass.it looks sooooo.. cool:cool: ,to many finger prints though:mad:
     
  12. TK65

    TK65

    Jan 16, 2003
    This is the place that chrome plates guitars. Interesting concept.

    Those spalted woods are niiice (I'm assuming it's spalted). And I'd name my first born "Dude" for that Aria Explorer (shows where my tastes lie!).

    But I personally love the Harlequin Prismatique finish on my Carvin:

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    Most people I know think it's gaudy, and my band-mates call it the "Liberace bass" - but I think it's very cool - sorta like the old Gretsch finishes.

    But when the day is done, I'll take a flamed koa bass over just about anything...

    K.
    http://www.carvinbassmuseum.com
     
  13. I've posted this before, but this finish closed the deal on the bass I already loved the sound of!

    My F Bass Studio

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  14. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
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    blonde on ash... Mmmmmm makes me all warm and fuzzy inside.

    Dude, that Aria kisks ass! I almost scored a black & red one like that circa. 1986-87