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Can anyone photoshop something for me please?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jakelly, Mar 3, 2014.


  1. jakelly

    jakelly Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2009
    Doesn't have to be perfect. A quickie job would do.

    I want to see this bass with a solid black pickguard. Thanks very much for your help.

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  2. ToonD

    ToonD

    Dec 9, 2013
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    Two minute job, hope it helps!
     
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  4. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

  5. jakelly

    jakelly Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2009
    Hey thanks for that folks. Not sure how I like it. I thought it would look slick dressed in all black. Not so sure now. What do you think? There wouldn't be any bird logo on it if I made one.
     
  6. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Have you looked for an official/unofficial replacement? I'd be shocked if someone didn't make a T-Bird pickguard in black with the logo intact.
     
  7. ToonD

    ToonD

    Dec 9, 2013
    I think it'd be really cool if it was proper black, the photoshops don't do it justice of course, maybe swap out the knobs for completely black ones?
     
  8. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Well, for starters, what's the exact model?
     
  9. jakelly

    jakelly Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2009
    2013 Gibson Non-reverse Thunderbird.
     
  10. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Check out these guys. You might find something that works. (Sorry, I don't know much about Gibson-stuff)
    http://pickguards.us/pricegibsonand.html

    As far as "how does it look?" goes, it's just my personal preference but I always thought a black guard looks slick on a sunburst finish.

    EDIT: Supposedly these guys are pretty good at making custom pickguards; http://www.terrapinguitars.com/
     
  11. dabbler

    dabbler Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2007
    Bowie, MD
    I agree with the OP that it ain't that hot. Opinions are free, and here's mine. I like black as much as anybody, but what makes a bass look good IMO, is contrast. Black guards work on fender bursts because the middle of the burst is light. The main color on this bass is too dark for black guard, IMO.
     
  12. jakelly

    jakelly Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2009
    I think you hit the nail on the head.

    I'm not crazy about the stark white or the bird logo though, so I don't care if the bird logo is there or not.

    Next plan perhaps is mint green or cream (like a Gibson pickup bobbin).
     



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