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NPD- new paint day!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dukey donkey, Oct 24, 2018.


  1. Well I got this Jackson Kelly bass last spring...it was in rough shape
    Had to replace the jazz pick up and rewire the whole shebang... Her paint was missing in a few spots from years of abuse I'm sure... so the natural thing to do is to get a new paint job. I've always wanted a seafoam with black hardware, but since I work at a sign shop, and our resident painter was doing the work for free...I had to pick an available color... the color is actually the same teal that we paint the Swirl World signs you find in a lot of Racetrac or Raceway gas stations....but I got a bonus... He threw in a pearl reflective coat that we use on street level signs... Yay! I'm impressed...it looks way better in person... Had to play with color saturation and hue to get closer to the actual color... IMG_20181024_222151. IMG_20181024_221924. and for posterity, here's the before pic... Screenshot_20180222-162230.
     
  2. Great job. Really nice colour!
     
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  3. Thanks!
     
  4. InternetAlias

    InternetAlias

    Dec 16, 2010
    Serbia
    oh dang that's so cool!

    Reminds me (kinda) of Iron Pewter models of Ibanez SR300!
     
  5. That looks sharp! Really dig the color combination. Way better than before!
    But, and I‘m sure I‘m not the only one wondering: What‘s that strap? :D
     
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  6. JACink

    JACink

    Mar 9, 2011
    Spain
    Nice work :thumbsup:
     
  7. Perri's Leather... tattoo Johnny series
    ..theres a whole slew of different ones that pop up from time to time on Amazon...my favorite straps... really comfortable, durable, and well priced.
     
  8. dmt

    dmt

    Apr 19, 2003
    Orbiting Sol
    Cool!

    I’ve thought about getting my old Precision* re-painted in a new color so many times...

    *not "valuable old", just a circa 2000 MIM
     
  9. donkeygrl

    donkeygrl Supporting Member

    Aug 28, 2013
    Indiana
    Looks great! I really like the color!
     
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  10. lowdownthump

    lowdownthump Supporting Member

    Jul 17, 2004
    That turned out great. Very nice.
     
  11. ruju

    ruju

    Dec 9, 2017
    Ontario,Canada
    Looks awesome
     
  12. Very nice, I right away got a good 80's vibe from it. Love the strap too ;)
     
  13. PDGood

    PDGood Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    Big improvement. Well done!
     
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  14. jlepre

    jlepre

    Nov 12, 2007
    Cedar Knolls, NJ
    Not my cup of tea on the body shape, but that color is GAWGEOUS!
     
  15. saabfender

    saabfender Banned

    Jan 10, 2018
    Indianapolis
    Massive improvement. Good call.
     
  16. Love that color. Those Perry straps are great too. I got one at GC the other day. $22 bucks for a suede strap is a great deal!

    Nice bass!

    BnB
     
  17. johnson79

    johnson79

    Jan 8, 2010
    Lancaster, PA
    That's awesome!
     
  18. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    Cool.
    Nice strap too.
     
  19. bearfoot

    bearfoot

    Jan 27, 2005
    Chittenango, NY
    1:48

     
  20. Gaolee

    Gaolee Official leathers tester and crash dummy

    Everything about the looks of that bass is great. You got the perfect color.
     

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