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What color on my Warmoth project bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jock, Feb 16, 2002.

  1. ocean turquoise metallic

    6 vote(s)
  2. sherwood green metallic

    4 vote(s)
  3. ice blue metallic

    6 vote(s)
  4. teal green metallic

    3 vote(s)
  5. candy apple red

    5 vote(s)
  1. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I can´t make up my mind. It´s gonna be a 70´s looking jazz bass with rosewood fretboard, blockinlays and matching headstock but I don´t know what color it will be.
  2. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    I think some pictures of the colors might be helpful, or a link to them....
  3. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I'm lookin at Warmoth, and can't find those colors?...
  4. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I e-mailed Warmoth and they said it was possible to get those colors.
    I haven´t got any good links to the colors.:(
    Fenders site has some.
  5. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
  6. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden

    Nah, then it would have to be made of ash and I dont want that. I want alder.
  7. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Shorline Gold!!
  8. Brooks


    Apr 4, 2000
    Middle East
    I know color is cheaper, but nothing beats the natural look of the wood
  9. extreme


    Mar 20, 2000
    I'm with Pacman - Shoreline Gold w/matching headstock and rosewood fingerboard is a killer combination! Go with a Warmoth tort guard as well...
  10. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    The last time I talked to Warmoth, they were not offering Candy Apply Red. Not only was it not listed on their site, but they used to have a small note specifically stating that this was not available. Please post a follow-up and let me/us know if this has changed. Thanks.
  11. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I e-mailed Warmoth a couple of days ago and specificly asked if they could do a Candy Apple Red jazz with matching headstock. They said it was possible.
    They are not verry polite in their mails. I would like to go with Uscustoms instead (really friendly) but they cant do the blocks.:(
  12. Welp, give them a call. Any questions can be answered, plus any suggestions can be given. Just give them an idea of what you're looking for and a credit card # :) It's easier to talk on the phone and try and describe something.
  13. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    3 tone sunburst or Natural

    My favorite finish of all time is tweed.
  14. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    Jock, you didn't mention a pickguard. Can we assume your project Jazz won't have one?
  15. pmkelly

    pmkelly Supporting Member

    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    here are the pages for the warmoth colors...

    click me


    btw, I would go with the sherwood green!
  16. NATURAL!

    I have to third that opinion.

    All the best wood goes into the natural bodies, all the rest get painted.
  17. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Thanks for your replies. I think Im even more confused now.:rolleyes:
    It will have a white pickguard as all the fender custom colors had back then.:rolleyes:
  18. pmkelly

    pmkelly Supporting Member

    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    glad we could all help!


  19. ChronicPyromaniac


    Jan 25, 2001
    Sonic Blue: it's just such a cool color! It looks cool with a matching headstock, too.
  20. I'd do the sherwood green...

    ...now if a shade of dark purple/violet were available, mmm m-m-m!!