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Bongo 5HH Stealth with Maple Fretboard Photoshop

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jgore, May 29, 2012.

  1. jgore


    Feb 19, 2010

    There's been a lot of talk about how a bongo would look with a maple fretboard. So I though I'd cut a stingray maple fretboard and photoshop it onto a bongo 5hh stealth.

    The result is quite impressive IMO. I'd definitely love to have one of those if they are ever made.

    Here's the picture. What do you think ?

  2. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
    Well, since you asked, I think the Bongo is just right with a dark fretboard.

    That said, I'm sure there are people out there who are going to like the look of your 'shop.

    To each his own, I say.
  3. Doesn't really do anything for me, but to each their own.
  4. Epitaph04

    Epitaph04 Always overcompensating Supporting Member

    Jul 5, 2010
    I think it's smexy.
  5. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism

    Looks sweet, I'd rock it, but I'd still probably get a Bongo in rosewood.

    Do it with a cool wood like bloodwood or purpleheart now! Something that would truly never happen...
  6. jgore


    Feb 19, 2010
    It shows a dramatic contrast for sure. I really like it
  7. Dean N

    Dean N

    Jul 4, 2006
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Well, since you opened up this Pandora's Box...

    Pale Moon Ebony.

    DO IT.

  8. I really dig it, and I'm not a huge maple person. Very cool!
  9. Another for Bloodwood! And Purpleheart!

    I think it looks pretty awesome, but I love the black with rosewood.
  10. ebony or macassar ebony would be sweet.
    Roasted maple?

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