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I'm in LOVE (Surf Green Content)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FL Knifemaker, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. I just picked this baby up from another TBer. Thanks Spencer!!

    I spent the day tweeking it in to my normal setup and I couldn't stop admiring it :oops: I've been looking for a MIJ Fender in Surf or Seafoam Green forever and finally found one. I have basses that come and go but this one is staying :D

    I've been kind of spoiled or have gotten used to the aftermarket P pickups like Dimarzio, Villex and Fralins. At first I thought the one in this bass was sort of blah........but a few adjustmets on my LMII and it's pumping out that good ol' P Bass tone!! :bassist: I'm in LOVE :hyper:





  2. skaismyhero


    May 21, 2006
    Dayton Ohio
    :/ you bought this right before I could :bawl: Lovely bass how much did you get it for
  3. debassr


    Jan 23, 2008
  4. Gorgeous.:)
  5. Valerus


    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
  6. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    Wow! Nice score! Congrats and enjoy!

  7. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Great color!
  8. Double Agent

    Double Agent

    Mar 10, 2006
    Lakeland, FL
    What a beauty!!!

    Enjoy :bassist:
  9. lefty007


    Jan 19, 2004
    Miami, FL
    Beautiful. :crying:
  10. Thanks!! I can't play it with the pup cover on :( I put it back on for the Photos. I've never been a big fan of tort and was considering vintage pearloid. Other than MAYBE changing the pickguard, it's going to remain as is.
  11. A pearloid guard would be sweet on that bass. You wanna sale that tort guard? If so, how much? You can pm me if you like. I'm workin' on another sunburst P and gonna need a tort guard. Just let me know. Sweet bass!

  12. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Sweet! I'm lusting for either a seafoam or sonic blue P myself.
  13. Double Agent

    Double Agent

    Mar 10, 2006
    Lakeland, FL
    NOOOO :crying:

    On that bass, I think it has to be tort. But its not my bass, so I guess I don't have a say :p

    To bad about not being able to play with the pickup cover on...those things are sweet on a P-bass. I think the Jazz covers are too over-the-top, but I like em on a P. Oh well!
  14. swpyne

    swpyne Basses R Loaded! Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 26, 2005
    Centennial, Colorado
    I am really glad you are enjoying my old girl. She's a beaut' isn't she? I love seeing that surf green here in your new post. Rock-on!!
  15. Drucocu


    Jan 24, 2007
    why am I the only one who doesn't dig tort on custom colors? IMO white, parchment or mintgreen!! yeps!
    I love tort on all whites and sunburst.
  16. Vinny D

    Vinny D

    Jan 9, 2007
    Warwick, RI
    Great color!
    I am with you, I can't play with the pickup covers on either.....sometimes that isn't my only issue:D
  17. Shroom


    Dec 12, 2006
    Looks like toothpaste, or my friend's Mark Hoppus signature model. The pickguard looks weird with it too.

    Sorry to be negative. I guess it's just not my thing. :meh:
    Maybe if it had a white pickguard... or a white shell/pearloid/whatever they call if pickguard! Then I'd dig it. :)
  18. My other, "never gonna be for sale" bass also has a tort pickguard :confused: Tort looks good on this bass and I can always change it back.
  19. i think it looks awesome with the tort as well and would leave it...

  20. Awesome! I love that color. Great score.

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