BLACK BASS OWNERS PICKGUARD???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by unclebass, Dec 28, 2012.


  1. unclebass

    unclebass

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    Want to know what color pickguard you have on your black bass guitar. Mine is black blacktop jazz with black pickguard. Want a little variety, too much of one color. What do you have and how does it look? Pictures appreciated.
     
  2. wraub

    wraub

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    Mine black Jazz came with a white 'guard, and I took it off. Kinda like the look of a naked J bass.

    If I put one on now, it'd be b/w/b, ano gold, or dark tort.

    wraub
     
  3. millsbass5

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    What, a black bass player can't have a pickguard?!?!?!?!*







    ***In my best Eddie Murphy tone.***
     
  4. BassAgent

    BassAgent

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    Black on black looks best IMO. Check out my Celinder:
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  6. pbass2

    pbass2 Supporting Member

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    On a black P or J style IMHO you can't beat either a black or tort 'guard.....
     
  7. smogg

    smogg

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    Had a chrome diamond plate style on a older black P deluxe. A brushed/semi polished aluminum style on a black Hartke XL bass. And a mirrored style on a black jazz. All had chrome hardware. But I like my motorcycles in black and chrome as well. :D
     
  8. meatwad

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    LOL!!!

    Anyways, tort or b/w/b for me.
     
  9. zachoff

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    Other than black, I'd go tort. I don't have a pic though... Mine's black on black.
     
  10. basses5

    basses5

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    Black Bongo 5HH, black pickguard...wouldn't change a thing.
     
  11. MasterMonkeyMan

    MasterMonkeyMan Supporting Member

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    Agreed....Bongo 4HH Stealth. All black....ebony FB as well.
    Black is the new black.
     
  12. bobbybass85

    bobbybass85 Supporting Member

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    Black does look good if it's got a maple neck, but I don't enjoy a blacked-out bass with a rosewood neck. Tort is my go to for either neck wood.

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  13. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

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    Single ply Black is my answer:

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  14. bobbybass85

    bobbybass85 Supporting Member

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  15. Addison

    Addison This time, I didn't forget the gravy. Supporting Member

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  16. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

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    MOTO? Vintage Pearloid? Forgot the name, but it's hot!
     
  17. Kustom_Thunder

    Kustom_Thunder Supporting Member

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    i had a p-bass deluxe with a 56 style green pearl. it was beautiful till a friend sold it for drugs.
     
  18. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

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    Another single ply black, my 82:

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  19. Primakurtz

    Primakurtz Registered Nihilist Supporting Member

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    To answer the question in the tone in which it was asked...

    MINT GREEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  20. jlepre

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  21. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Neo Maxie Zoom Dweebie Supporting Member

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    4 ply Tort on RW. Black or parchment 3 ply in maple. There are no other correct answers.
     

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