Fly your Metal Flake Freak Flag!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by radioripster, Jan 13, 2016.

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  1. radioripster

    radioripster

    Sep 30, 2008
    Hey everybody...

    I've really have enjoyed the forums here. I've also been pretty active lately as well.

    I've checked out a lot of the "Show Your_______" threads and it's great. The participation is incredible.

    However, I find myself looking for metal flake finished basses as I'm a big fan of it all and there are some, but not enough to satisfy me! heh.

    Never enough actually.

    I really like the over the top stuff.

    If this has been done before, then somebody shoot me a link.

    So..let see what you ya' got.
     
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  2. ScarfFace

    ScarfFace Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2014
    La Crosse WI
    image.jpg
    That's all I got
     
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  3. radioripster

    radioripster

    Sep 30, 2008
    Now that's what I'm talkin' about! What a sweetie. That a factory job or the hot rod guy up the road? heh.
     
  4. ScarfFace

    ScarfFace Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2014
    La Crosse WI
    It's factory. It's the Squier Mikey Way Signature Mustang. My wife wanted a short scale to try learning, so I got her that. My kids sometimes use it too.
     
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  5. radioripster

    radioripster

    Sep 30, 2008
    I wanna play it too..I'll be around later..heh
    Cool! Thanks for joining in.
     
  6. BigBobbyBass

    BigBobbyBass

    Jan 23, 2015
    Sub'd. My next bass, a cataldo g8r will be metalflake, possibly mint green..
     
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  7. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
  8. BigBobbyBass

    BigBobbyBass

    Jan 23, 2015
    Yeesssss!!
     
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  9. T.B. Perez

    T.B. Perez

    Jan 13, 2016
    IMG_1410.jpg oh boy. I've gotta submit mine! My first "home-made" attempt at a semi-hollow bass. You can't see the metal flake shine too clearly, but it looks just like Folmeisters' above! (btw, first post, please excuse any noobiness with picture posting)
     
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  10. TBird1958

    TBird1958 As a matter of fact....I am your Queen! Staff Member

    Mar 13, 2008
    Seattle Washington
    Endorsing Artist Mike Lull T Bass pickups
    This is a '93 Jackson Thunderbird, one of only 56 total ever made.
    The craftsmanship is fantastic.
    TECH055.jpg

    TECH034.jpg
     
  11. Ballin'bass

    Ballin'bass Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2014
    Madison, WI
    I'm just waiting for the Flea basses to start showing up. One day I'll have one.
     
  12. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    I'm seriously considering having him build me a G8R 12er, I have 2 (Dean and Galveston), but just can't get them playable enough. Hadn't started to think about finishes, maybe a deep teal metalflake would do the trick.
     
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  13. T.B. Perez

    T.B. Perez

    Jan 13, 2016

    Wow, now that is F'in gorgeous! shoot, examples like this really make me want to make or buy a thunderbird or thunder-bird inspired bass. good stuff! nice subaru too, lol.
     
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  14. GKon

    GKon Supporting Member, Boom-Chicka-Boom

    Feb 17, 2013
    Albuquerque, NM
    That is BEAUTIFUL!!!
     
  15. TBird1958

    TBird1958 As a matter of fact....I am your Queen! Staff Member

    Mar 13, 2008
    Seattle Washington
    Endorsing Artist Mike Lull T Bass pickups
    Subaru's love Thunderbirds. The Jackson is super rare, dumb luck for me to get it.
    It has some cousins, the Blue Subie has a sister.

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  16. GKon

    GKon Supporting Member, Boom-Chicka-Boom

    Feb 17, 2013
    Albuquerque, NM
    Here's mine!

    CB UBD-510 w fret markersweb.jpg
     
  17. Posted these in the show off your bass thread a day or so ago, but I'll put 'em here as well.

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    GNG36AN.jpg

    I've always dug the look of that Mikey Way bass earlier on in the thread. Bigger flakes, but it still looks fantastic.
     
  18. BigBobbyBass

    BigBobbyBass

    Jan 23, 2015
    The far right, what's the color? Beautiful, btw.
     
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  19. Flake.jpg Flake3.jpg
     
  20. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
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