Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by unclebass, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. Want to know what color pickguard you have on your black bass guitar. Mine is black blacktop jazz with black pickguard. Want a little variety, too much of one color. What do you have and how does it look? Pictures appreciated.
  2. wraub


    Apr 9, 2004
    ennui, az
    deviated prevert
    Mine black Jazz came with a white 'guard, and I took it off. Kinda like the look of a naked J bass.

    If I put one on now, it'd be b/w/b, ano gold, or dark tort.

  3. What, a black bass player can't have a pickguard?!?!?!?!*

    ***In my best Eddie Murphy tone.***
  4. BassAgent


    Dec 2, 2003
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Official Artist: Eich Amplification
    Black on black looks best IMO. Check out my Celinder:
  5. pbass2


    Jan 25, 2007
    Los Angeles
    On a black P or J style IMHO you can't beat either a black or tort 'guard.....
  6. smogg


    Mar 27, 2007
    NPR, Florida
    I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell
    Had a chrome diamond plate style on a older black P deluxe. A brushed/semi polished aluminum style on a black Hartke XL bass. And a mirrored style on a black jazz. All had chrome hardware. But I like my motorcycles in black and chrome as well. :D
  7. meatwad


    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA

    Anyways, tort or b/w/b for me.
  8. Other than black, I'd go tort. I don't have a pic though... Mine's black on black.
  9. basses5


    Oct 31, 2002
    Black Bongo 5HH, black pickguard...wouldn't change a thing.
  10. MasterMonkeyMan

    MasterMonkeyMan Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    Agreed....Bongo 4HH Stealth. All black....ebony FB as well.
    Black is the new black.
  11. Black does look good if it's got a maple neck, but I don't enjoy a blacked-out bass with a rosewood neck. Tort is my go to for either neck wood.

  12. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    Single ply Black is my answer:

  13. Addison

    Addison This time, I didn't forget the gravy. Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2009
    Bismarck, ND
    Graphic Designer, Social Media Manager - Zon Guitars
  14. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2000
    Cleveland, OH.

    MOTO? Vintage Pearloid? Forgot the name, but it's hot!
  15. i had a p-bass deluxe with a 56 style green pearl. it was beautiful till a friend sold it for drugs.
  16. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    Another single ply black, my 82:

  17. Primakurtz

    Primakurtz Registered Nihilist Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2011
    Denver, Colorado
    To answer the question in the tone in which it was asked...

    MINT GREEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  18. jlepre

    jlepre Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2007
    Parsippany, NJ
  19. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Neo Maxie Zoom Dweebie Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    North DFW, TX
    4 ply Tort on RW. Black or parchment 3 ply in maple. There are no other correct answers.