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PJ-Bass with Pearl block or dot inlays

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by diglo, Jul 19, 2013.


PJ- bass with Pearl block or dot inlays?

Poll closed Aug 18, 2013.
  1. Block inlays

    30 vote(s)
    73.2%
  2. Dot inlays

    11 vote(s)
    26.8%
  1. diglo

    diglo Supporting Member

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    I'm planning on getting a LowEnd PJ and trying to figure if I want pearl block inlays or dot inlays.
    Which one do you guys think will look better?
     
  2. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Neo Maxie Zoom Dweebie Supporting Member

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    Dots. Blocks belong on a jazz bass.
     
  3. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

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    Blocks on a PJ are dope.

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  4. Laurie Bass

    Laurie Bass Supporting Member

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    I rest my case...P body,,,,Jaguar (same as Jazz) neck
     

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  6. diglo

    diglo Supporting Member

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    Yeah, my neck will be rosewood.
     
  7. Laurie Bass

    Laurie Bass Supporting Member

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    I would like to pick up a black pickguard for it so it will match the head stock like this......
     

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  8. king_biscuit

    king_biscuit Supporting Member

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    +1 I don't care for blocks on a P style body.
     
  9. IPA

    IPA

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  10. Malak the Mad

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

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    NEITHER!! :bag:

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    Seriously though…for me, it would depend on the color of the body and pickguard, as well as the fretboard wood. It's all about the flow of shape and color. Personally, I think blocks look best matched up with Jazz and Jaguar bodies. So with that in mind, what colors are you looking put together?

    Tell you what, I've done a bit of photo-shoppery for others here recently. Here's where they were posted. Want me to crank out a mock-up or two to show everyone?
     
  11. Darren Low

    Darren Low

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    Why not both? Dotted blocks are the in thing now :D
     
  12. TinIndian

    TinIndian

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    I recently built a pbass using an AllParts blocked and bound Jazz neck. The body is Warmoth Alder P body painted with Lake Placid Blue Laquer. With the Pearl white blocks on the neck I used a pearl white guard to tie it together with white pup covers. I think it looks great.
     
  13. JMarsh

    JMarsh

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    Photos of that, por favor.
     
  14. SlingBass4

    SlingBass4 Supporting Member

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    Who really cares...as subjective a topic as there could be - whatever makes you happy, whatever makes you happy :D
     
  15. faulknersj

    faulknersj Gold Supporting Member

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    I literally have both of these exact basses in my possession right now!
     
  16. LanOsb133

    LanOsb133

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    This is one of the most beautiful P basses I had ever seen.

    Agreed with the whole, get whatever makes you happy.
     
  17. diglo

    diglo Supporting Member

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    My bass will a relic'ed black with black pickguard. The thought of just doing clay dots has crossed my mind also.
     
  18. Daniel L

    Daniel L

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    What if its a PJ with a Jazz body huh :p
     
  19. Batmensch

    Batmensch

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    Exactly true, either one would work. Pay no attention to those who say blocks belong only on a Jazz, they have no imagination.
     
  20. funkingroovin

    funkingroovin Conquering A-D-D,and all the other notes as well!

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    Blocked P/J's look pretty snazzy with a Jazz ashtray too :smug:
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  21. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Neo Maxie Zoom Dweebie Supporting Member

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    Leo is rolling over in his grave.
     

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