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. Monster Truck

    Monster Truck 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 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!
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  6. Lownote38

    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!
  7. 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?
  8. 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
  9. 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.
  10. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

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  11. 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
  12. elgecko

    elgecko

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

    Marial Proud Papa Supporting Member

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    Black/black.
  14. 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?
  15. GM60466

    GM60466

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    Change the pickup covers
  16. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

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    with white pup covers, white pearl.
    As it sits. 3 ply bwb
  17. 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.....
  18. 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!
  19. eots

    eots

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

    Clouz The Ayatollah of Jack and Cola Supporting Member

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

    mrb327 Just say No to Tort Supporting Member

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    Gold pearl cuz it looks pimp

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