Should I refinish my Spector? Poll.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PMagers, Oct 9, 2019.


  1. 1. Keep it orignial!

    34 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. 2. Blue

    7 vote(s)
    10.3%
  3. 3. Charcoal

    1 vote(s)
    1.5%
  4. 4. Burst

    7 vote(s)
    10.3%
  5. 5. Grey

    2 vote(s)
    2.9%
  6. 6. Light Grey

    7 vote(s)
    10.3%
  7. 7. Grey / Maple

    6 vote(s)
    8.8%
  8. 8. Carrot

    6 vote(s)
    8.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. PMagers

    PMagers Supporting Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    Philly, PA
    1. No! Keep it original Rebop Original.jpg

    2. Blue Rebop blue.jpg

    3. Charcoal Rebop charcoal.jpg

    4. Burst Rebop burst.jpg

    5. Grey Rebop grey.jpg

    6. Light Grey Rebop light grey.jpg

    7. Grey / Maple Rebop grey : maple.jpg

    8. Carrot Rebop carrot.jpg
     
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  2. Root 5

    Root 5

    Nov 25, 2001
    Canada
    NO
     
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  3. Wisebass

    Wisebass

    Jan 12, 2017
    Lost in Space
    Hi PMagers :)


    Looks like that poll is all about grey! :D

    No red? => carrots! :laugh:


    greetings

    Wise(b)ass
     
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  4. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    It's your bass. If the natural doesn't make you smile, change it.
     
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  5. FRoss6788

    FRoss6788 Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2012
    Santa Cruz Mountains
    I believe you should do whatever you want to YOUR bass.
    If you dig everything else about it but the finish, refinish it.
    Just be sure not to go the budget route, get a real pro to do the job. That bass deserves it.
     
  6. Bass V

    Bass V

    Dec 11, 2008
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    that'd be like making a square wheel ...but it's your wheel
     
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  7. PMagers

    PMagers Supporting Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    Philly, PA
    :bassist:Thanks for the input. I may or may not, just curious about TB’s opinions. Anyone else?
     
  8. Vinny_G

    Vinny_G

    Dec 1, 2011
    Neustria
    Nice Photoshop skills (except maybe for the carrot one). :thumbsup:
    I didn't vote because you shouldn't take that sort of decision based on others opinions. It's your bass, and I find it beautiful no matter the color. :thumbsup:

    Well, except the carrot one, it will give me nightmares.
     
  9. PMagers

    PMagers Supporting Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    Philly, PA
    Thanks V, ha!

    Not to worry, I won't likely make my decision based on the feedback I get (I consider it non-binding) - just curious about which color options (or not) you cats like best.
     
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  10. Honey burst would look great on this.
     
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  11. Vinny_G

    Vinny_G

    Dec 1, 2011
    Neustria
    Okay, so the Burst is the one I like the most. I really like the way the gradient goes with the color of the fingerboard. ;)
     
  12. Slater

    Slater Leave that thing alone.

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    Is the finish damaged? Do you not like the finish? If you don’t like the finish, then why did you buy it? Are you in a theatrical act that requires a certain finish on your instrument? Are you a woodworker or instrument builder that enjoys refinishing projects?

    I voted for “Keep it original”. :)
     
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  13. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    If it sounds how you like it to sound, don't do anything.
     
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  14. EmuBass

    EmuBass

    Jan 24, 2018
    Vienna, Austria
    Chrome plated?
     
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  15. PhatBasstard

    PhatBasstard Spector Dissector Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2002
    Tacoma WA
    Normally I'd be in the natural oil camp
    (and that's some of the nicest flame I've seen on a Rebop),
    but you've got some pretty great looking options there...
    ...as long as it stays natural or matte finished (no gloss for me).
     
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  16. PMagers

    PMagers Supporting Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    Philly, PA
    Nope to all, just like to tinker / can't keep well enough alone. I think it looks great, but maybe could look awesomer. Sounds and plays great.

    So far the consensus is to keep it as its creator intended, which is my inclination also. Thanks all for the input -
     
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  17. Vinny_G

    Vinny_G

    Dec 1, 2011
    Neustria
    A la Joe Satriani, it would be sick on a bass :thumbsup:
     
  18. Paulabass

    Paulabass

    Sep 18, 2017
    Original, but if you must- Light grey.
     
  19. B-Mac

    B-Mac Just like Aretha Sang... R-E-S-P-E-C-T Supporting Member

  20. Paulabass

    Paulabass

    Sep 18, 2017
    Everytime I see a Spector post I remember I should play mine more often.
     
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