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my 77 precision

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tramp, Oct 20, 2004.


  1. tramp

    tramp

    Mar 5, 2004
    South Louisiana
    I bought this bass for $125.00. I had it professionaly redone. The paint was so bad, it would fall off when you touched the bass. The bridge was bent forward and the frets were worn out. It has a thin neck like the jass and emg's. It came with the emgs so I don't have the origional pickups. I have the origional case ( It was kind of ragged out) so I don't use it. :bassist:

    Before refinishing

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    After

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  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Nice, hows it sound?
     
  3. Rhythmalism

    Rhythmalism

    Sep 25, 2004
    Not bad at all!
     
  4. White_Knuckles

    White_Knuckles

    Oct 6, 2004
    Sweet I have a 78 p bass, all origional, with one paint chip. I got it for $200 and love it. It has the 3 tone sunburst maple neck and all. Nice buy! :bassist:
     
  5. Sonorous

    Sonorous

    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    +1

    I also like the way it looked before, it had a nice warm look to it. Though it still looks great now.
     
  6. I agree, I like the old worn out look too, but when the paint is falling off by just touching it, it's time to refinish it. Looks top notch, enjoy it.
     
  7. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I like the black/black better in the old one but yeah the paint thing is bad, but i like the black pickguard better.
     
  8. Joey3313

    Joey3313

    Nov 28, 2003
    I think it seems be the general idea that:
    black finish+maple neck=BLACK PICKGUARD!