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Jimothey

New Tangocaster bass project

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2 minutes ago, Jimothey said:

I haven’t started it yet, I’m hopefully going to do this soon as I’ve got the body just sitting there, I’ve got most of the hardware I just need to order a neck........:D

Good luck! I am looking for a squier vintage modified precision tb to do a similar thing with.....i think!

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7 minutes ago, Nothingman said:

Good luck! I am looking for a squier vintage modified precision tb to do a similar thing with.....i think!

Thanks, good luck with yours as well......

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Finally got started on this build! 

I've filled all the old cavity holes just waiting for the glue to go off then I'll fill it with two pack then sand it all down lovely and flat 

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The body is a slab body so I've got to do the belly and arm carves 😀

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It's now all filled and sanded, I like to put a coat of primer on so I can if there's any slumpage (I think that's a word 🤔 if it's not it should be !?!) 

But it looks like this had come out OK?

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3 hours ago, Jimothey said:

slumpage (I think that's a word 🤔 if it's not it should be !?!) 

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Yes, it's a word according to some dictionaries.

It is mildly amusing to find that neither Oxford, Cambridge nor Collins online dictionaries seem to carry a definition of the word whilst happily promoting the use of amazeballs with impunity.

Good grief.

If you do get as far as the third link, there are a couple of interesting variations of the root word - slump

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Posted (edited)

Got a coat of orange on it today whilst waiting for the neck to arrive 

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Its a bit patchy but I'm loving the orange!

@BrunoBass hopefully soon I'll be joining the orange bass club!! 😁 

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On 06/07/2018 at 15:42, Jimothey said:

Got a coat of orange on it today whilst waiting for the neck to arrive 

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Its a bit patchy but I'm loving the orange!

@BrunoBass hopefully soon I'll be joining the orange bass club!! 😁 

Ha yes indeed! Looks great 👍🏻

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Which colour is it? I managed to find a BS reference that was almost identical to Capri Orange, yours looks very similar. Looks great.

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38 minutes ago, BrunoBass said:

Which colour is it? I managed to find a BS reference that was almost identical to Capri Orange, yours looks very similar. Looks great.

Thanks mate!

Its called Real Orange by Plastikote, you can see the finished colour better on my 4 to 5 string conversion thread 😀

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16 minutes ago, Bassmonkey said:

My own Jaffa P bass. Love it.

 

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Very nice I'm starting to have a real thing for orange Basses!! 😁 

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