What can happen when you dislike the color of your bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lodi, Aug 7, 2005.

  1. lodi


    May 8, 2004
    Minden / Germany
    no comment....
  2. Kheos


    Aug 12, 2002
    "****in'..What the ****in' ****..Who the ****..**** this ****in'..How did you two ****in' ****s..****!"
    that's just horrible
  3. FireAarro


    Aug 8, 2004
    ugh.. i feel ill..
  4. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I'm usually not one to let what happens to a piece of wood bother me, but that looks like a bass autopsy photo. :(
  5. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Was it burned too?:(
  6. 4string4ever

    4string4ever Guest

    Apr 18, 2004
    Orlando, Florida
    Can't tell you how many times I've wanted to do that, plus axe it to pieces while it was burning........... :ninja:
  7. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    I think he's got something there. Slap about 10 coats of clear lacquer and...instant Tyler Hazmat finish :p
  8. I agree with Ostinato, just put some clear coat over the top, once i stare at it, i reckon it would look great and damned original!

    Black hardware too :p maybe a neck from warmoth with custom HAZMAT or similar inlay :cool: :smug:
  9. A thing like that could kill a man...
  10. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    No, don't clearcoat it for all eterniy. That's the kinda finish that you need to keep real and let it evolve over time. I LOVE it and think that a few years of giging abuse will only add to the character.
  11. Shakey

    Shakey Vote for Pedro!!

    Apr 12, 2005
    Roanoke, Va
  12. Budbear

    Budbear Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2004
    Staten Island, NYC
    I'm wondering how long it will take for someone to declare it has mojo. :D
  13. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    It looks like candy apple red over a two or three-tone sunburst that was then set on fire. Whew! Fender charges top dollar for that kinda' stuff! :D
  14. lodi


    May 8, 2004
    Minden / Germany
    Yes, that guy who did this with his bass heard from his grandpa, that old paint coat could be removed with heat....and used a gas burner...as you already assumed....
    Guess what he did with his bass in the end!
    I've got a photo with the result :D
  15. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    I agree fully. Just sand it a little to smooth it out, slap on some poly, and play it. That would rule.
  16. Is that splat or burl? I always get them confused. :bag:
  17. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Lets see that picture!

    Some people shouldn't be allowed near the letters DIY. In fact, some people should have these letters removed from their name.
  18. Audiophage


    Jan 9, 2005
    Seriously though, that does look feckin' sweet.