Help with a decision

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Parkerblades, Mar 1, 2014.


  1. Parkerblades

    Parkerblades

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    I'm going to put a different pickgaurd on my steve Harris p bass. Either looking at tort. Grey pearl or white pearl. What do y'all think.
  2. KablesP

    KablesP

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    Buy both.
  3. Parkerblades

    Parkerblades

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    Well that's is an option but not what I'm wanting to do.
  4. Neener

    Neener Grumpy Old Dog Supporting Member

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    White pearl would work well. Or....

    I found these on MF for $23. Any of them would look good on that blue sparkle P.

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    Lots of options out there. :meh:
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  6. Parkerblades

    Parkerblades

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    Thanks neener
  7. thunderbird66

    thunderbird66

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    Tort goes really well with that blue and the maple neck. I love Pearloid but tort IMO would really set it off.
  8. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Non Serviam Supporting Member

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    I don't like gray pearl on anything, so I guess, out of your two choices, I gotta go with white pearl. But I really like the third PG in Neener's post. :)
  9. Tbone76

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    With the choices you gave, I'd go with white pearl with that color bass. Regular parchment or solid black may be a good match, too.
  10. Nephilymbass

    Nephilymbass Supporting Member

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    I like different pickgaurds on different finishes. I like tort on sunburst but only on sunburst. I like black mainly on basses with black hardware. I think matte black looks nice on natural basses
  11. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Don't do it the value will fall sir please don't
  12. Parkerblades

    Parkerblades

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    Mjac28. Why would it make the value fall. I won't be throwing away the original pickgaurd. I love the bass as is jUSt kinda wNt to make it my own in some way. And the morrow pickgaurd is a pain because the only way it looks good and great is if it is super polished and clean. Which you have to do constantly.

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