Coolest looking P-Bass?

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  1. codydang

    codydang

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    To me, it's the modern style P-bass in sunburst w/ a white scratchplate and rosewood neck. It just looks contemporary and balanced.
    What's the coolest P-bass look to you guys?
  2. drummer5359

    drummer5359 Gold Supporting Member

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    That would be this...

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    2011 Fender 60th Anniversay Precision in sunburst finish.
  3. Luckie

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    Not that I'm a part of the tort-or-die army, but my favorite is rosewood, black, and tort for sure.
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  4. millsbass5

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  5. SamanthaCay

    SamanthaCay

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  6. Energy

    Energy

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    Pick one ... or both :D

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  7. sidez81

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    2 tone burst, black guard, maple on maple neck................ uhhh lush
  8. thtbassloser

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    im with the guy on rosewood black tort but also with the maple fretless tort :p both so sexy.
  9. Richenbacher

    Richenbacher

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    I would like a p-bass with the same colour as my squier jazz, antique burst. Looks beaut. But the p-bass I hope to get if I do well in my exams is a candy apple red American special p-bass with a black p-guard. Certainly is a great carrot on a stick for this stubborn ass! :p oh, but there's lake placid blue too. Darn. :/
    yep, either antique burst (not even sure if it's possible) with tort p-guard
    Candy apple red with black p-guard
    Or lake placid blue with white p-guard.
  10. makkE

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    Maybe some find it boring, but I actually like B&W + rosewood best.
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  11. Thomas Kievit

    Thomas Kievit Thou shall not F*** up the groove Supporting Member

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    Hmm.. Hard to choose mate. I'm going for a black body, matched headstock and blue pickguard.

    Don't have a picture, since I don't own any P-bass :p
  12. TortugaDaPipah

    TortugaDaPipah

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    Rosewood, white and tort. Love it.
  13. msb

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    Slab bodied , white , maple neck , black guard , like the rare British imports .
  14. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Supporting Member

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    Black and Maple. Hope to get one someday.
  15. msb

    msb

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    ... and the classic burst /tort/rosewood . They look so right .
  16. JimB52

    JimB52 User Gold Supporting Member

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    I'll see your look and raise you a flamed maple top.

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    Butterscotch/Black/Maple is pretty cool too.

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  17. bassist4dalord

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    I wouldn't say that is my favorite, but I'm a sucker for that combo, especially with bridge and pickup covers and a thumbrest.
  18. Fletz

    Fletz Supporting Member

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    Take your pick (I no longer have the 60th and I regret it every day ...):

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  19. Rip Topaz

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    I can imagine. I've had mine since early February and the honeymoon is nowhere near over.

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    Even Sonny gets a little upset when I tell him he can't play it.
  20. Fletz

    Fletz Supporting Member

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    I sold it for a CS Jazz bass ... that I then sold. I now have a 2012 MIA Jazz which, frankly has a better neck and over all feel ... but that's for another thread.

    My 2008 P-Bass is the best bass I've ever owned. And, since I put the pearloid guard on it, it's the best looking bass ever (IMO of course).

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