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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by blendermassacre, May 9, 2010.

  1. I bought this bass from Quadzilla a few months ago: eb33.

    After a ton of sanding, killz primer, krylon off white (almost olympic white) and krylon gloss clear. I'm going to swap the bridge pup for another eb3 pickup in a month or so.

    I'm also going to order a pickguard blank to make a tort guard.
  2. Basshappi


    Feb 12, 2007
    Looks great, well done!
  3. needs a bit more neck wetsanding, but overall I'm a happy camper
  4. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 29, 2008
    I Grow Organic Carrots
    The original bass looked cool in its reliced vintage condition ... but I like the white better.
  5. Beautiful! :bassist:
    How does the Hipshot compare to the original bridge?
  6. me too. I had a lot of thought about what color to make it. With the tord guard, I like the fender color on a "gibson" bass
  7. I never played it with the original bridge. Quadzilla put the supertone on before I bought it. It is a great improvement over the 3 point bridge though.
  8. That's a VAST improvement, and nice work. The pre-photos tell me that bass NEEDED a refin. Well done.
  9. Thanks. There are plenty of body dings etc that I didn't take the time to perfect, but I had 8 hours of sanding in the bass. The body is two pieces of mahogany layered on top of each other, so I didn't want to use heat or solvents to remove what was left of the finish.

    The bass is a player and playing it is awesome.

    Also note that this is my first refin. Hopefully next time I do one, the neck will not need to. Be painted.

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