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    Smile What's supposed to be the color of friendship....

    ...Yellow So I've seen the beautiful colors of the Ernie Ball basses... but I've yet to see one that was bright- in your face -yellow. I've seen the blue, the red, the white and even the dargie... but as a yet, no yellow. I'm not gonna lie, it saddens me a little. I mean it's a great color... is there any chance we could see some yellow in the future?

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    I think you'll find yellow doesn't sell, gold or trans amber fair much better
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    If green basses don't sell... imagine what happens to yellow

    Anyway, it seems that metallic colours are preferred, so some kind of gold would be the replacement for yellow I guess. Oh, and there was Desert Gold, kind of bright orange that could look yellow-ish under certain lightning.
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    Good luck! I've been bugging BP to make me a yellow Sterling bass for ages!

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    She's not the only one that'd dig a yellow bass (not to say that i'm not 100% content with the colors offered).
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    Quote Originally Posted by RitchieDarling View Post
    Good luck! I've been bugging BP to make me a yellow Sterling bass for ages!

    hehehehehehhe!!


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    I told her that you were one of the cats that was a big yellow fan.
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    I think the bright color would attract more attention and they'd sale more. ... but I'm not claiming to know anything about sales. Colin's probably right... maybe they wouldn't sale well, but you never know until you try!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smallmouth_Bass View Post
    2010 Limited Edition? You never know...
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    There is a reason yellow is such an unusual color on instruments, you know.
    Also as someone said eariler, it is very very difficult to make a metallic yellow, though I seem to remember a recent example from a smallish car manufacturer. Anyway, it's difficult and would definitely not sell well anyway.
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    Would love a yellow bass, but it is like Pops said, the #1 order is black. All of the "bright" colored instruments have their place but the general public is generally boring.
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    Heinz the Wonder Bass, while officially 'trans-green', looks very yellow. And we all know how popular that was.

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    I love yellow. But, like with yellow cars, you will find that people do not like yellow things.

    They love them, or hate them. There is not much in between. And the number of people that hate yellow is alot higher than the people that love it.

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    +1 for yellow as LE2010. With black hardware. And Taxi stripes

    Nah just kidding on the taxi part. But I do think yellow and black look nice together. Think of a SR5 single H in yellow with black PG, RW and matching.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bovinehost View Post
    Heinz the Wonder Bass, while officially 'trans-green', looks very yellow. And we all know how popular that was.
    I had to give Heinz back to you before I started dating her didn't I?
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