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Abort the tort? Or black is wack?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by JesseVMT, Oct 28, 2016.

  1. Abort the tort

    6 vote(s)
  2. Black is wack

    26 vote(s)
  1. JesseVMT


    Apr 8, 2016
    I'm not sure which I prefer yet. This is my first tort though. My kids really like it, they call it 'the fire one.' 20161028_164315. 20161028_164505. 20161028_161647.
  2. Aberdumbie

    Aberdumbie Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2016
    South Carolina
    It would just be plain wrong to separate the tort from that sunburst beaut. Your kids got it right
    Tbone76, JJR58, RED J and 5 others like this.
  3. Hamish MacCleod

    Hamish MacCleod Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2014
    South America
    Listen to your kids.
  4. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    I'm not a fan of tort but the black PG doesn't look right.
  5. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    We want "the fire one"!
    Mvilmany likes this.
  6. Mvilmany


    Mar 13, 2013
    Upstate NY
    In the beginning, there was tort...
    Aberdumbie likes this.
  7. I'll take the black over the tort all day long...
    socialleper and BassChuck like this.
  8. Black, 'nuff said. Tort always looks cheap to me.
    socialleper and el_Bajo_Verde like this.
  9. el_Bajo_Verde


    May 18, 2016
    Tort always makes a great bass look like a budget beater. Black all the way
  10. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Tort dominates.
    Mvilmany likes this.
  11. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    I voted tort because it looks more like carrots.
  12. I vote Pro-Tort!!

    Now let's talk about the maple fretboard...
  13. Nev375


    Nov 2, 2010
    Great question. In true internet style, I shall answer with a photo of a cat:

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  14. JesseVMT


    Apr 8, 2016
    I respond with my cat. 20161024_124533.
    Atshen likes this.
  15. JesseVMT


    Apr 8, 2016
    I like maple.

    I've decided the tort is staying on. And I have covers on order.
  16. :whistle:
  17. woodyng2

    woodyng2 Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2015
    Oregon Coast
    IMG_0238.JPG IMG_0243.JPG I de-torted my J.
    Of course the tort pg is still around for costume changes whenever my mood shifts.
    Tbone76 likes this.
  18. Nev375


    Nov 2, 2010
    I've never seen a calico pickguard.
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  19. OOD


    Jul 29, 2009
    Black all the way.
  20. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    i'm going to be a contrarian here and say sparkly white foil like my bacchus, cause i'm too busy lookin at the notes to worry about anything else up there ;)

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