Inlay sticker poll for ya!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fourstringbliss, Mar 14, 2014.


Black or MOP inlay stickers?

  1. Black

    92 vote(s)
    61.3%
  2. MOP

    58 vote(s)
    38.7%
  1. fourstringbliss

    fourstringbliss Supporting Member

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    I'm feeling an inlay sticker itch. I've always liked basses with blocks and am in a decorating mood.

    Exhibit A:
    [​IMG]

    Black
    [​IMG]

    or

    MOP?
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Malak the Mad

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

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    I voted black pearl. Personally, I like the high contrast against the white body and maple neck. Otherwise, everything is too white/bright.

    But that's just one fellow's opinion. :D
     
  3. MrTaff

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    Neither, I'm not a fan of blocks, I think the dots look better.
     
  4. Oddly

    Oddly Supporting Member

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    I prefer dots myself, but if you gotta go with blocks, then definitely the black on that fretboard.
     
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  6. DutchBass59

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    I prefer MOP, however on that particular bass black suits better imho
     
  7. unry666

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    I second that :D
     
  8. hover

    hover

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    Helpful!
     
  9. fourstringbliss

    fourstringbliss Supporting Member

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    Yeah, I intentionally didn't include a "leave it alone" option.
     
  10. Twocan

    Twocan Supporting Member

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    Diggin the MOP
     
  11. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

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    I thirdiffy that :D
     
  12. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative Supporting Member

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    +1, and no inlay looks better than dots (not a choice, just sayin)
     
  13. hover

    hover

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    Of the two options offered, I would go black pearl blocks...
     
  14. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS * Supporting Member

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    Black goes better with maple in my opinion.

    Personally I prefer dots though (or just side dots for fretless).
     
  15. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

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    Surprised how many people are in favor of the dots. I'm guessing OP already has one or more basses with dots already. In which case I would definitely go for the blocks, and they would most definitely be black on that maple board.
     
  16. Packinton

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    Blacks will connect with the black PUs and the black nut etc. and contrast to the white as said before.
    Personally dots are fine with me too. Blocks might turn it into an aestetic headdiver ;-)
    The choice is yours.
     
  17. Basvarken

    Basvarken

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    Don't use stickers. They'll wear down quite fast and it'll look incredibly cheap.
     
  18. Bitterdale

    Bitterdale Natural Born Lurker Supporting Member

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    They don't wear down as there is no contact with the string.

    As far as looks go, from 5+ feet away you cannot tell the difference.

    Black blocks would look great.
     
  19. blablas

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    Me personally don't dislike pearl on maple.

    Just for a impression how it will look, one of my VM squier's.
    [​IMG]
    And yes, those are also stickers, underneath are the original black block inlays.
    The pearl blocks give a cleaner and lighter look to this specific bass.
     
  20. Malak the Mad

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

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    Wow…I've inspired someone to create a whole new entry into the English language. I'm flattered!

    Unless…can someone type with a lisp? Because you might be saying you "certify that". (seriously, say "thirdiffy" out loud) :p
     
  21. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative Supporting Member

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    Actually that looks pretty nice
     

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