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I need Ideas

Post by Urmike04 » Fri Mar 07, 2008 8:28 am

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I need ideas on what I should paint my warlock. all Ideas are welcome.
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Re: I need Ideas

Post by ryanmaiden » Fri Mar 07, 2008 9:46 am

I think it needs flames. Certainly something obnoxious to go with the whole attitude of the bass.

How did you strip the paint? Did you just sand it all off or did you use some other method?
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Re: I need Ideas

Post by Urmike04 » Fri Mar 07, 2008 10:22 am

I sanded it all off by hand. no, power sanders of any kind were used. only took me about 3 days to sand completely. thanks for the idea. I need more though.
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5 string Davison (Red)
4 string BC Rich Warlock Platnium Series (Red flames)

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by john » Fri Mar 07, 2008 2:52 pm

wow that must have been hard. i stripped a bass with paint stripper once but still had to sand some , thought that was hard.
what about blood red. (or mint :mrgreen: )

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by Urmike04 » Fri Mar 07, 2008 4:08 pm

I want to do something completely original. Mint..haha that was funny. lol I already painted a guitar blood red.

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I completely repainted this one. My brother painted it before me and did a horrible job so I redid it. What do you think?
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Re: I need Ideas

Post by john » Fri Mar 07, 2008 5:17 pm

looks good . i like how the pick ups are red too.
what did you paint them with?

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by Urmike04 » Sat Mar 08, 2008 6:28 am

just a simple red spray can. So, what about Ideas for the warlock?
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Re: I need Ideas

Post by beagle » Sat Mar 08, 2008 12:22 pm

Pretty hard coming up with an original idea huh... :|
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Re: I need Ideas

Post by Cory » Sat Mar 08, 2008 1:59 pm

If you want funny, a sunburst finish on a warlock would be pretty hillarious.

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by Urmike04 » Sat Mar 08, 2008 6:32 pm

lol That would be funny.

one Idea I have is have the beveled edge a red stain and the rest like a really light stain or clear coat.

or paint it all black with white beveled and while trim around the head stock.

What do you think?
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Re: I need Ideas

Post by john » Sat Mar 08, 2008 6:49 pm

i like the sunburst idea too. i think it would look cool. what about a scratch plate too?

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by ryla » Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:52 pm

get it paint-shopped by the members at talkbass.com forum - you should get alot of samples - paint the photo with a p.c before you do it for real.

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by Urmike04 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:32 pm

its a bit cliche but its a kool idea. what do you think of this?

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by john » Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:46 pm

cliche. who gives. i think it looks cool.
you could paint the bits you drew black and use a red stain for the rest so you can see the wood up close but just looks red from a distance . like my bass

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Re: I need Ideas

Post by ryanmaiden » Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:50 pm

That's freakin' awesome. Flames rock!!
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