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New Color for Fender 2013

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TimmyFbass, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. TimmyFbass

    TimmyFbass Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2012
    Was on Fender's website and saw this Mystic Blue New for 2013 American Standard's

    Personally, I like it much better than the Jade Pearl that came out in 2012

    What's your thoughts?

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  2. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    Yeah, it looks nice....
  3. HaMMerHeD


    May 20, 2005
    Norman, OK, USA
    Yep, it's....blue.
  4. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon. Supporting Member

    My son has a Squier Affinity in a colour that looks very close.

    Due to that, it looks kinda cheap IMO.
  5. musicman666


    Sep 11, 2011
    Ahh, it's missing a Tort pickguard.
  6. bajocallao

    bajocallao Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2006
    Woodside, New York
    Endorsing Artist: D'addario Strings, Aguilar Amplifiers
  7. TimmyFbass

    TimmyFbass Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2012
    I know which Squier you're talking about and can see your point.

    I'll have to see it in person and go from there.

    I originally dug the Jade Pearl because in certain pictures or the way light was hitting it looked good, but when I saw it in person, it was hideous
  8. TimmyFbass

    TimmyFbass Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2012
    For the Jazz Bass Lovers

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  9. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    I much prefer the Jade Pearl Metallic to this one. That shade of blue looks cheap to me. As always, YMMV...
  10. I actually dig it, particularly on the P Bass.
  11. Really, Fender? Blue? That's it?
  12. wraub


    Apr 9, 2004
    ennui, az
    deviated prevert
    Yes, but this blue is Mystic.

  13. PBnJBassist


    Mar 8, 2011
    Dallas, TX
    Kinda the same, though the Mystic would probably be more reflective and slightly darker in person than the Metallic Blue on the Squiers which are (IMO) a bright blue in person. Just a guess. Personally, I don't like it. I wish they just released another green color for crying out loud. Just give us a seafoam green option and call it a day, Fender.


  14. Its a bit more metallic then the Squier, but looks almost the same really. They should just bring back some of the older more classic colors instead of stealing their Affinity paint from China and re-mixing it.

    As long as they dont get crazy and get rid of LPB on the MIMs before I get one I will be happy.
  15. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    White pearloid would look great on this.
  16. pica


    Nov 26, 2009
    GC & MF are showing an amber colored Fender Jazz coming out in a couple months. I don't know if this is only for GC & MF or available everywhere but it looks freakin awesome.
  17. There's mystic red too:

  18. pica


    Nov 26, 2009
    Really, mistic red and mistic blue. That's the best colors Fender can up with for 2013?
  19. They need a leopard print with a black pickguard. I'd be all over that. :D
  20. is that coming with 15watt starter amp???