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    Colour advice

    I've finally come to sense : I won't sell my AL MM90 as it is a fabulous axe.
    The only thing I dislike about it is its "boring black" colour.

    I've contacted Marty Bell whose reputation has reached Europe for a re-finishing job.

    He's super nice, responsive and helpfull : he sent me a few sparkle colours samples so I could make a definitive choice.

    BUT that didn't help : I just love them all...

    What would you guys choose?



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    AL SSS BFR Pinkburst
    AL SSS Neptune Blue
    AL HH Starry Night
    AL MM90
    Sparkle Turquoise

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    I'd go with the Blue.
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    Lime green!! =D

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    Number 1 (Gold) and put a tort guard on it (or keep it pearl guard. It'd still be bitchin)

    OR Number 2 (blue) and maybe put chrome covers on the pups.
    Last edited by TrapperJ; 10-09-2017 at 02:49 PM.

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    Seconded! Number 2 and chrome covers.
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    1] Congrats for coming to your senses and deciding to keep it!!!


    2] find a local pinstriper and get some bitchin' bright stripes on that hot rod! Personally, I -love- bright green on black... *here's an amp I 'rat-rodded' a few years ago...






    3] Play it till the paint starts to come off.... no more boring!
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    Well lets start off with good luck.

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    I'd say 2 and 4.

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    1. Silhouette Special in Fuschia Sparkle (Hardtail) [1/01/2002] [1 of a kind from CLB]
    2. Silhouette Special in Gold Sparkle (Hardtail) [7/12/02] [Made for Matchbox 20]
    3. Albert Lee 3 MM90's in White Sparkle (Hardtail) [8/14/01]
    4. Albert Lee HH in Black Sugar (Hartail) [1/06/11] BFR

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    Quote Originally Posted by GWDavis28 View Post
    Well lets start off with good luck.

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    I'd say 2 and 4.

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    Yep!
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    Wonder what you'd get if you mixed them all together??
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    Quote Originally Posted by fbecir View Post
    Put some stickers with naked ladies on them, it will do the trick and it's cheaper
    oh yeah....!!
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    I vote for the Dargie Green - paint sample no. 1

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    This really wants to be a Poll.

    Glenn |B)
    1. Silhouette Special in Fuschia Sparkle (Hardtail) [1/01/2002] [1 of a kind from CLB]
    2. Silhouette Special in Gold Sparkle (Hardtail) [7/12/02] [Made for Matchbox 20]
    3. Albert Lee 3 MM90's in White Sparkle (Hardtail) [8/14/01]
    4. Albert Lee HH in Black Sugar (Hartail) [1/06/11] BFR

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    I had Marty do a Strat for me several years ago in GOLD metal flake.

    Go classy...

    Go GOLD!

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    Here is a picture of my Silo Special in original Gold Sparkle.



    I've been in the process of changing out the pups to emg's for a very long time, I need to finish this project, it has a different pick guard as well.

    Glenn |B)
    1. Silhouette Special in Fuschia Sparkle (Hardtail) [1/01/2002] [1 of a kind from CLB]
    2. Silhouette Special in Gold Sparkle (Hardtail) [7/12/02] [Made for Matchbox 20]
    3. Albert Lee 3 MM90's in White Sparkle (Hardtail) [8/14/01]
    4. Albert Lee HH in Black Sugar (Hartail) [1/06/11] BFR

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