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The coolest finish I've ever seen

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Oysterman, Apr 15, 2001.

  1. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
  2. Ïn±ë®nål¦P®ÏMå±Ë

    Ïn±ë®nål¦P®ÏMå±Ë Guest

    Feb 14, 2001
    Thats cool...

    My favorite finish is the one Rob Merril from Godsmack put on one of his basses. He took a can of flat grey spray paint and sprayed all of it except the back and front of the neck.

  3. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Call me old fashioned, but I like instruments that look like they're made of wood. That finish is gorgeous, but it doesn't make me want to play that bass.

    Will C.:cool:
  4. RAM


    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    Same here;)

    One of the things I look for in an instrument nowadays is the aesthetic quality of the wood. I'm not as interested in "cool" finishes, unless they can help to exploit the grain patter.
  5. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Oysterman, i've seen that bass in person! Its very very cool looking! Much different than in pictures too, as is usually the case.

    But, i too prefer woods!
  6. bassnw has had this for a little while.
    i really don't like the finish.
    not to be a ball breaker but a while back me and another TB member were having a contest emailing the worst finishes on a bass, i though i won with the spector holoflash. he beat me with this one.

    but hey if thats your thing.:D
    i like the standard finishes.
  7. that bass looks like it fell out of the ugly tree.
  8. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    It's actually a very cool bass in person!

    Doesn't beat the fretless Roscoe there though!
  9. eew
  10. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND


    it's definitely, well, errr,


    I still like wood grain. That one is kinda neat, but I think I would get sick of looking at it really quick.
  11. alx564


    Jul 31, 2000
    Emmaus, PA
    I don't think it looks the greatest but I love the way the finish goes onto the fingerboard like that. It makes it look like the fingerboard melt into the body. Very Cool!!
  12. Ty McNeely

    Ty McNeely

    Mar 27, 2000
    The most beautiful finish I've seen recently was at a concert Friday night....it was a shiny woodgrained finish, with a PURPLE egg-shaped pickguard. Absolutely beautiful:)
  13. David-Adler


    Feb 28, 2001
    Bonn, Germany
    I love Sadowsky`s 59 Burst.

    Here is a pic of a G**tar with it and a quilted top... I think it looks awesome, but its a g**tar...


  14. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    This bass is kinda cool, but I like it like Big Wheel..
  15. Jake15


    Jan 17, 2001
    USA, PA
    Are we allowed to post pics of REGULAR guitars.
  16. alx564


    Jul 31, 2000
    Emmaus, PA
    Absolutely not!! Where is the moderator when you need him?? J/k
  17. and hit every branch it could on the way down
  18. i think the marble finish is cool, its deffinetly different, i'm not sure i'd ever buy it, but i think its a very nice looking bass
  19. and then some ugly acorns fell on it.

    or maybe it got run over by the 18 wheel ugly truck, it's hard to tell.

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