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Infinity Chrome Tone!!!

Discussion in 'Warwick - Custom Shop' started by Miki Santamaria, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. Miki Santamaria

    Miki Santamaria Warwick Endorser

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    Wow, there's a new Infinity in the Custom Shop gallery, and it's a Chrome Tone finish!!!!

    I had read in the Custom Shop options catalog that "the Infinity NT is not available in Chrome Tone finish"... but this one broke the rules...

    Warwick Basses Amps & Rock'n Roll

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    Anyway, after seeing this bass, i think the chrome tone finish doesn't fit at all with the Infinity... I think the chrome tone finish fits better on a Streamer or a Thumb.
     
  2. Morgoth

    Morgoth Sir Paul of Thumbalot

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    Totally agree on this one. It looks like a plastic toy.
     
  3. flipper_gv

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    Is it the same guy that ordered the thumb, streamer and this one? I kinda see a trend since chrome tone are kinda rare...
     
  4. Florin

    Florin Warwick Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    I think it is looking good, but I prefer the natural finish on an infinity. Maybe honey violin.
     
  5. JanVanHove

    JanVanHove Artist

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    I'm weak, but i love the chrome, no matter what it is on...
     
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    Chrome tone sandblast anybody?
     
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    I've said it before....Chrome belongs on motorcycles, not Warwicks.
     
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    Man, I wouldn't want chrome tone on a cutting board. Let alone a bass. What were they thinking?
     
  9. Curtis

    Curtis Editor De Bassist magazine (NL)

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    I saw a chrome tone in real life and it looks much better than on pics.
     
  10. Florin

    Florin Warwick Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    I personally like the Idea of Chrome Tone, especially on the stage :)
     
  11. Pedro

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    man that chrome tone infinity is hot!! Think i may have just wet myself
     
  12. flipper_gv

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    chrome tone in action with a well known quebec band

    [video=youtube;LkqvYqq4tpc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkqvYqq4tpc[/video]
     
  13. Miki Santamaria

    Miki Santamaria Warwick Endorser

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    Yeah, on real life they are stunning!!!
    I had a Streamer CT and the effect of the chrome tone finish is amazing.

    People's face everytime I showed the bass --> :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

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    Pedro

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    man the bass in that vid sounds and looks awesome!
     
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    lovin' the chrome tone..totally agree with flo and miki, it looks sensational onstage!
     
  16. livingsyndicationbass

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    I can see why people who love Warwick would dislike the Chrome Tone basses, because the tone woods are so beautiful, and especially the over-the-top high-end look of the Infinities, but it's almost the most ironic bass imaginable, the Infinity with the chrome. Hollow body with the chrome... WILD!

    I'm currently restoring a Streamer Std and considering having it dipped in chrome, anyone know any places to get it done besides SimsCustom.com? They're pricey, but they do great work I guess... Anyway, send me a message if anyone knows a good route to go, thanks.


    Andy
    living.syndication
     
  17. golem

    golem Philosopher King

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  18. Pedro

    Pedro

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    Man those....things....are really ugly.

    And the second one looks really difficult to play.
     
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    golem Philosopher King

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    The 2nd one is a geetar, with about 40 frets.
    The usual 21 or 24 frets that are common to
    other geetars are readily reachable ... it's all
    those extra frets that are more tricky. But at
    least they're not involved with bass strings,
    which take more effort to press to the fret !

    I've never seen these other than online, but
    I don't see anything difficult to play in any
    of their products. And IIRC, they are very
    light, which is a positive ergonomic aspect.

    Uglee ? Well, if the same thing were carved
    out of beautiful woods, you'd prolly not see
    it as terribly uglee. But in solid glossy color,
    I agree that they're not natural beauties ! !
    But neither are my Bergers and some of my
    other well-loved basses. Beauty is in the ear
    of the beholder ! And the hands as well, but
    as with tone, playability is unrelated to the
    visual appeal, or lack thereof, of my basses:​
     

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  20. Pedro

    Pedro

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    Its the extended horn-to-head thing on the synthetic one that would really annoy me, although it would be convenient for carrying around :d
     
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