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paint chip

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by x182, Apr 29, 2004.

  1. x182


    Mar 22, 2004
    i dropped it on the ground and the paint chipped off.
    it looks as if the paint could chip easily again.

    what should i do so it won't damage again easily?
  2. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    . . don't drop it on the ground anymore . . . :rolleyes:
  3. coat the entire body in 2-ton epoxy?

    Or you could take some clear (or colored) fingernail polish or superglue and apply it to the areas where the edges of the paint are exposed.
  4. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Dropit a few more times and you're well on your way to a Jaco-style "relic'd" bass!! ;)

  5. rusty


    Mar 29, 2004
    Hahaha :D I was certain someone was gonna say that ;)

    Conversely, you could cut off a section from an old tire and fit it to the bottom of your bass - a mountain bike tire shd do the trick ;) In fact, if you wanna go the whole hog, you might consider lining the inside of the tire with shockproof epa foam :D Don't forget to cut a hole for the strap pin though!

  6. Cause and effect

    drop it lighter, so it's harder to damage.

    Seriously tho, what is done is done. Short of a refinish job, like was said, apply a little clear nail polish around the edges of the chip, to lessent the chance of the chip "growing"...otherwise, relish in its newfound "character", and realise it's just a tool, and get more chips in it.