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Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by RitchS, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. So I love the tone and feel of my bass but hate the color of my bass. I'm thinking of getting it re painted and am looking for references to reasonably priced guitar painting. So far this is the best I've come across. Any others?
  2. Thanks for showing that! That gives me some ideas.
    I've been wanting to custom paint a bass and get a pro to
    finish it with a clearcoat.
  3. Ok then. You go first and let me know how it goes! 😜
  4. testing1two

    testing1two Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2009
    Southern California
    The gold standard for finishing is Pat Wilkins: The other guys could very well do excellent work but if you don't want to leave anything to chance then Pat is your guy.
  5. Billy K

    Billy K

    Nov 5, 2009
    North Bay Marin
    A big Sunday Amen to Pat he did my Hwy 1 in a deep red colour that defies description.People always commenting on the beauty of the instrument. He did a Ibanez SR500 for me also.
  6. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1355887692.950129.jpg

    Off to be painted "metallic vintage wine" ImageUploadedByTapatalk1355887740.656855.jpg
  7. Billy K

    Billy K

    Nov 5, 2009
    North Bay Marin
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1355948814.293636.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1355948830.848149.jpg

    2 of Pat Wilkins paint jobs
  8. Billy K

    Billy K

    Nov 5, 2009
    North Bay Marin
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1355948933.559741.jpg better picture of Pat Wiliks paint on my Ibanez SR 500
  9. Well, I took the plunge and had my Stingray painted. From this; ImageUploadedByTapatalk1358904950.554153.jpg

    To this; ImageUploadedByTapatalk1358904980.315941.jpg

    I gotta say did a great job! They removed the old finish and did the new finish in less than a month and that was with shipping from Nor Cal to Cedar Rapids and back. My only problem now be continued.
  10. Which pick guard?!?! ImageUploadedByTapatalk1358905143.625341.jpg
  11. Cool. Could you post a pic of the whole bass and not a close up of the body? I fond that it's easier to pick a PG preference seeing the whole bass, or at least the whole body...
  12. Sure. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1358905637.057957.jpg

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