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Silver Sparkle Fender Precision

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Gullix, Apr 8, 2005.

  1. Gullix


    Apr 3, 2005
    Just out of curiousity; Has ther ever been made any silver sparkle p-basses? Wouldn't mind if anyone could post a link or some pics if there has.
  2. Andre_gt7


    Jan 4, 2005
    Atlanta - GA

    Not a P bass..but....wow!!

    [​IMG] :bassist:
  3. Gullix


    Apr 3, 2005
    Stunning, a real beuty. But I'm still waiting for the right one....
  4. Gullix


    Apr 3, 2005
  5. Melissa Auf der Maur played one when she was with Hole. Do an image search on google and I'm sure it will come up.
  6. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    My Squier 5-string P-bass is silver sparkle, all it took was some krylon spray paint ;)
  7. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    This is a bit obscure, and I'm going back a long way but in 1978 or '79 I saw the New Barbarians live. Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch and his band were the warmup act. I remember his bassist was using a silver sparkle P-Bass :cool: .

    I've also seen a video clip - I believe is was Warren Zevon playing "Werewolves of London", with John McVie playing a silver sparkle P-Bass.

    Could it have been the same exact bass?

    - Art
  8. Gullix


    Apr 3, 2005
    So there is a few out there.........
    I've searched around without any luck, but I have not been able to find any. But thanks for the help, folks. And the Jazz was really nice.
  9. RandomHandle


    Mar 25, 2008
    Brooklyn, NY
    so 3 years for an answer may be a bit long but :)
    i think they exist cuz

    i know i saw silver sparkle jazz basses at local gc , in 2001.

    just happened to be googling for them myself and found this thread :)
    as well as this tele , note they mention having a strat as well...
    presume similar quality woods in the basses. IF you can even find one :)

    Fender USA Designer Tele - Silver Sparkle
    A very special guitar, ultra rare silver sparkle finish at a real bargain price. Weve got both a tele and strat version so now you can start the flashest band in town with these two babies
    COMMENTS: Limited Run of 200 Units for Guitar Center in 2001.
    Body: Ash
    Neck: Maple
    Fingerboard: Rosewood, (9.5" Radius/241 mm)
    No. of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
    Width @ Nut: 1.6875" (43 mm)
    Hardware: Chrome
    Machine Heads: Fender/Schaller Deluxe Cast/Sealed
    Bridge: American Strat
    Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
    Pickups: 3 American Strat Pickups
    Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade:
    Position 1. Bridge Pickup
    Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup
    Position 3. Middle Pickup
    Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
    Position 5. Neck Pickup
    Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck), Tone 2. Delta-ToneTM (System includes high output bridge pickup and special "no-load" tone control (Middle and Bridge Pickups)
    Colours: Silver Sparkle (Polyurethane Finish)
    Accessories: Molded Case
  10. Marshbass


    Dec 7, 2006