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Warwick chrome tone in colors?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Woodchuck, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. Showdown

    Showdown Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2002
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Those are very cool looking, but I bet they show fingerprints really bad.
  2. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    The black chrome one kicks ass :bassist:
  3. I've played a CT Streamer 4-string, polished chrome finish. The ultimate "metal" bass IMO. :smug:

    And I actually think fingerprints come out worse on high plish colored basses.
  4. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    I still think gloss black shows fingerprints worst. And that's one reason I like it. :)

    Those chrome-tone basses are pimpin'... I love 'em!
  5. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    I especially like the blue one... to me, it's way cool-looking. However, I don't think I'll buy one anytime soon.
    Saw Brand New Heavies with a Rifled Gold Streamer... looked very nice onstage. However, when he switched from his Jazz to the Streamer without adjusting levels, the Ampeg 810, known for it's reliablility and indestructability, after moving a couple of inches away (it was visibly shaking as he struck the first few notes), died. :eek: :D
  6. Scottie Johnson

    Scottie Johnson

    Sep 8, 2004
    The blue chrome is my favorite.
  7. Yuck - those are just nasty looking.

    I've owned 4 warwicks over the years.

    I prefer the oil finish. that is one thing that drew me to them.

    remember their slogan...Warwick - "the sound (and look) of wood"
  8. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    They're cool to look at imo, I like normal streamer too though :).
  9. Johnny Mac

    Johnny Mac Riff-finder General Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2005
    Springfield, MA
    I want one. Now.

    Black Chrome=sexy.
  10. i like the chrome and gold chrome ones......but one thing....why waste flame maple on a bass that you aint gonna see it?
  11. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Better than being wasted for firewood or paper...
  12. Glad I'm not the only one that thinks those are aweful.
  13. nick g.

    nick g. Supporting Member

    Nov 9, 2003
    Chandler, Arizona
    Black chrome FTW.
  14. I own a Warwick also and love the oil finish on them, but that black chrome its killing me