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Input wanted for Jazz build

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SonOfLiberty, Jan 3, 2014.

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Pearl or Gold Pearl pick guard

  1. Pearl

    38.8%
  2. Gold Pearl

    31.3%
  3. Carrots

    29.9%
  1. SonOfLiberty

    SonOfLiberty Supporting Member

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    Looking for opinions on pick guard color. I really love them both and can't decide between the two.

    Pearl
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    Gold Pearl
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  2. agent77

    agent77 Tin Foil Hat Wearer Supporting Member

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    I vote white
  3. macmanlou

    macmanlou Don't push it. Just let it fall. Supporting Member

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    The gold goes really well with that nice maple neck.
  4. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines I'll hump your leg Supporting Member

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    White looks a little cleaner, but it doesn't have the attitude and funk of the GOLD!! You see the white combo all the time, the gold has some character! Gold baby, gold!
  5. Lownote38

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    I like the regular pearl due to how well it goes with the body color. The gold pearl seems to go a little too far with the gold color. I like the gold hardware, though!
  6. stonewall

    stonewall Supporting Member

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    Solid Black or Burgundy tortois shell would be my choice those white pick ups will make it tough .Is that an 83/84 ish Fullerton Jazz?
  7. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration Supporting Member

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    The Gold Pearl gets my vote.
    Goes better with the PU covers and hardware
  8. SonOfLiberty

    SonOfLiberty Supporting Member

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    Im not sure on the body. I snagged it off of ebay, it's a Fender jazz body that's all I really know. The neck is off of a Squier II from Korea.
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  10. Davo-London

    Davo-London

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    I would go with black pickup covers as well! Too many competing colours for my taste.

    Davo
  11. elgecko

    elgecko

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    Pearl with white (not creme) pickup covers.
  12. Marial

    Marial Proud Papa-to-be Supporting Member

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    Black/black.
  13. Malak the Mad

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

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    If it were my bass (which it isn't) and subject to my personal esthetics (which are incredibly subjective), I'd go for black pickup covers and a black pearl pickguard.

    Since your pics don't smell of fresh photo-shoppery, I'm guessing you've already bought both and are trying to figure out which to stick with, yes?
  14. GM60466

    GM60466

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    Change the pickup covers
  15. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

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    with white pup covers, white pearl.
    As it sits. 3 ply bwb
  16. Neener

    Neener Grumpy Old Dog Supporting Member

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    It's almost like voting for president, which one sucks less.

    The gold one does actually match up with the control plate, the white doesn't.

    Although I'm a fan of white pearl on white, I have one.

    Yeah I know, I'm not much help.....
  17. eldoryder

    eldoryder I just LOVE me some Vintage Peaveys! Supporting Member

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    My vote would be for an AGED White Pearl. It would match the pickups, and be JUST enough different from the body color to make it shine!
  18. eots

    eots

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    gold pearl, cuz it'll hide scratches better.
  19. Clouz

    Clouz The Ayatollah of Jack and Cola Supporting Member

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    carrots and black pu covers. do it!
  20. mrb327

    mrb327 Just say No to Tort Supporting Member

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    Gold pearl cuz it looks pimp

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