Colour ideas for restoring a Yamaha CS15D

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Colour ideas for restoring a Yamaha CS15D

Post by bleurgh » Sat Jul 18, 2009 2:55 am

I'm in the process of cosmetically restoring an old beaten up CS15D. I've stripped the laminate off the wood panels and sanded them back. Unfortunately there are resin stains on the wood and if I sand it back further, the wood just goes grey (yuk!). So I've decided to paint the wood panels. Only problem is, i don't know what colour would be a good match for the black and gold metal panel. Anyone have any suggestions?

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Re: Colour ideas for restoring a Yamaha CS15D

Post by THEODICY » Sat Jul 18, 2009 6:04 am

How about making new wood sides for it? It could turn out classy.

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Re: Colour ideas for restoring a Yamaha CS15D

Post by Zamise » Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:41 am

Dip it in chrome!
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Post by premieklovn » Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:32 am

Space is the place. Dip everything in chrome.

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Re: Colour ideas for restoring a Yamaha CS15D

Post by tekkentool » Sat Jul 18, 2009 10:30 am

get somebody to airbrush images of the universe over the entire synthesizer :D

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Re: Colour ideas for restoring a Yamaha CS15D

Post by bleurgh » Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:23 am

Brilliant ideas, but it's too late now - I've already gone to Bunnings and bought the paint!

I'm going to paint them bright yellow with some black stripes that gradually get thinner (a-la Juno 6 logo). I'm going to rename it the CS-15 Bee.

I think this fits in nicely with the buzzy sounds it makes with it's supper-fast LFO.

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