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NPGD: Baltic Amber on Sequioa Gold

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by StuartV, Jun 26, 2013.


  1. StuartV

    StuartV Out of GAS!! Supporting Member

    Jul 27, 2006
    Bristow, VA
    I got my Baltic Amber pickguard for my EBMM Sterling 5 H 2008 LE (which is Sequoia Gold) last week. And I got the bass itself back yesterday from being Plek'ed and setup.

    It was already my favorite sounding bass ever. And right up there on favorite looks. Now, it is BEAUTIFUL (to me), and plays as good as it looks. Tone, looks, and playability. This bass is my new trifecta!

    Here's what it looks like now (with crappy lighting and a cell phone camera):

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    And with the OEM pickguard:
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  2. thetaxmiser

    thetaxmiser Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2002
    Sonoma County, CA, USA
    I'm not usually a fan of gold hardware but that pickguard really pulls things together. Looks great.
     
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  4. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    Excellent choice. Looks like those two were made for each other...
     
  5. StuartV

    StuartV Out of GAS!! Supporting Member

    Jul 27, 2006
    Bristow, VA
    Thanks, guys! I am SUPER happy with the way it looks. (and plays. And sounds. :))
     
  6. steamthief

    steamthief

    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    That looks amazing! I'd love to see a full bass shot - matching headstock?
     
  7. bh2

    bh2

    Jun 16, 2008
    Oxford, UK
    Very classy...
     
  8. StuartV

    StuartV Out of GAS!! Supporting Member

    Jul 27, 2006
    Bristow, VA
    Plain headstock.

    I want to take some better pictures, close up and full bass shots, when I have some decent light. So far, today does not look conducive.
     



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