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I recently defretted my Squier...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dawgawd, Mar 19, 2002.


  1. dawgawd

    dawgawd

    Mar 23, 2000
    Maine
    I recently pulled all the frets off my Squier P Bass and refinnished the neck. I could not be happier with the results.

    (now lets see if these pictures wanna work)
    <img src="http://voyager.umeres.maine.edu/login/Upload/pinkbass2.JPG">

    <img src="http://voyager.umeres.maine.edu/login/Upload/pinkbass4.JPG">

    I pulled out all the frets, sanded down the neck, filled the gaps, did a hell of a lot more sanding, painted the fret lines and a nifty little X thingy on the 12 fret, and then refinnished the whole thing. true, it doesn't look THAT great, probably could stand be sanded better, but hell, it's a squier and well... i just don't care. I think it cam out pretty cool.

    so yeah, if i can do this, anyone can. i'm suprised to no end that this works as well as it does.
     
  2. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Pics don´t work.
    I´m asked for a user name & password.
     
  3. dawgawd

    dawgawd

    Mar 23, 2000
    Maine
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    What did you finish the fingerboard with?
     
  5. dawgawd

    dawgawd

    Mar 23, 2000
    Maine
    from the pictures you will notice that there is kind of this unnatural ugly glare off the neck in some places. this isn't as bad as the photos make it look, the flash isn't friendly to it. but the reason for this is that I haven't really sanded it as smoothly as I could. this is my beater bass, I have a MIM Jazz that I use most the time. you will also notice that it's just plain ugly, and yeah, i won't argue with that. but anyway.

    i think i just used some kind of varnish or something. i'm not sure, my dad told me it would work so I was like "okay, why not".

    I'm sure that anybody else could make this look so much better. but oh well, I like it.
     
  6. old_skool

    old_skool

    Aug 17, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    I see no pics, bro. Maybe its me.
     
  7. ChronicPyromaniac

    ChronicPyromaniac

    Jan 25, 2001
    Are your pickups wired straight to the output jack??