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Gold/champagne basses

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 15000volts, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2004
    Ashland, MO
    Not it the market at all, but this Carvin caught my eye while browsing. They call it Platinum Gold Metallic. I'd call it champagne. Interestingly enough, I saw a truck on the road yesterday in the exact same color. I like it.
    This pic of my Super P/J makes it look gold. Sheldon calls it Bronze Age:
  2. ReBass

    ReBass Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2007
    Orange County, CA
    My Shoreline Gold P-bass (John Kallas restoration):


    The photo shows the color pretty well in bright light. In darker settings, the gold tones come out a bit more.
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  3. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Two looks at my Wilkins Shoreline re-fin'd 1974:
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  4. Bassmunnky


    Jul 3, 2004
    New York and Philadelphia
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball MusicMan Guitars
    Again, Not mine, just something I found doing a search for my refinish...This is my fave.

    Attached Files:

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  5. bdgotoh

    bdgotoh Supporting Member

    Aug 6, 2002
    Pacific NW
    I love metallic gold basses!

    Aztec Gold Mike Lull P4


    Shoreline Gold Lakland

  6. You're killing me here !!!!!! :bawl:
  7. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    :eek: Wow!! That mint looks awesome with that combination. Beautiful bass all-around...
  8. StoBro


    Jun 2, 2007
    I'm not sure what Robin called this finish on my Ranger 6-string bass guitar:


    Peavey called this Aztec Gold:

  9. thanks for those measures. i've measured my bass and it turns they only miss the Fender specs by a millimeter or two in width and depth, so i think it would be fine, with some light sanding on the neck pocket.

    as for the automotive spray, i've been searching through the stores in town and there aren't that much colours i'd like to finish my bass in, but that was my goal too. buying a body from warmoth is too expensive for my savings at the moment, so either i wait some months or find a nice colour to spray. maybe surf green with a white pg:ninja:
  10. Great looking basses! that P is making me drool. do you have other pictures of the Reverend? I think that's exactly what i had in mind
  11. now that's what i call a classy bass
  12. mongo2


    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    There's also this type of gold finish with extra discrete flake:

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  13. M5Yates

    M5Yates Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Austin, TX
    How about Aztec Gold? Mine is from '82.

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  14. now that's what i call a classy jazz. congrats on that one, i really like it!
  15. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    John K Custom Basses
    for reference, my shoreline gold 'jazzmaster':



    here's a shoreline gold '66 p that i restored for tb member StuartV:


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  16. bassic72


    Dec 30, 2012
    I have currently a replacement PJ bass body in FireMist Gold in light relic finish for sale.It's totally refinished by MJT Aged Finishes guys ..Nitro finish..never installed,brand new...Hit me up for more info.
  17. MegaSwing

    MegaSwing Your Obedient Bassist® Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2002
    Baltimore, MD USA
    Now THAT'S the stuff for me!
  18. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time.

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
    I don't think you're allowed to sell stuff unless you have a supporting membership. Best $20 you'll ever spend...

  19. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Oceana (Pacifica) CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    firemist gold metallic (Pat Wilkins)


    light driftwood metallic (Dupli-Color auto spray)

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  20. PaulBoyer

    PaulBoyer Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 27, 2012
    Rickenbacker had Desert Gold, very similar to Shoreline, as its "Color of the Year" for 2001:
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