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    Whoever Is Responsible For Burnt Apple...

    ...should get a raise!

    Yes, I know the finish has made appearances in the past, though for some reason it looks better than ever on the new Stingray Special. Maybe the newly rounded body sides has something to do with that.

    My memory is that this finish was used in the past on limited editions, but I don't remember it being a standard offering. Sure glad to see it on the new 2018 line!
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    I agree.... outstanding finish!
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    Burnt Apple was a standard production color in the early 2000's. I don't believe we've done a limited edition BA. The 2018 Burnt Apple is different from the earlier one.
    "Scott Moreno"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dargin View Post
    Burnt Apple was a standard production color in the early 2000's. I don't believe we've done a limited edition BA. The 2018 Burnt Apple is different from the earlier one.
    Thanks for the history! My memory was based on seeing instruments in the store, and occasionally what other players had. Didn't have the internet to study catalogs and stoke the fires back then

    Just looking at photos via a Google search its difficult to see the sparkle in the finish of the older basses; is the difference larger metal flakes in the finish of the 2018 models?

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    Thumbs up

    I also want to thank Dargin for posting on the forum and keeping us educated...
    Balls are Best!!

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    The original Burnt Candy Apple is one of my favorite colors. This color is really cool, too.

    2018 Axis - BFR - Buckeye Burl
    2017 Morse - BFR - Dark Lord in Tahitian Blue
    2015 Luke III - BFR - Blackburst
    2013 Albert Lee - BFR - Pinkburst with Sustainiac and Gravity Storm
    2013 Luke III - emerald green sparkle with an all rosewood neck
    2012 Morse - BFR - Dark Lord
    2012 Axis - PDN - Honeyburst
    2011 Axis - BFR - Black Sugar Roasted
    2009 Axis - Pink Quilt (Oinky) with pink video game button kill switch
    2006 StingRay - 30th Anniversary fretless

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    superb color! Though there are many interesting choices with the new Stingray. I love the teal

    90s Stingray Teal with birdseye maple neck.

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    I love this finish. This is the one I'm ordering too.

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    Brand new forum member/longtime EBMM owner here. Just wanted to say that I got a Special in Burnt Apple and love everything about it. It's everything I've ever wanted in a StingRay but never quite had before. The finish, the tone, the neck, the weight -- everything!

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    Agreed. That with the roasted maple neck is super nice.
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