Fender Roscoe Beck design

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Fire-Starter, Jun 16, 2003.

  1. Fire-Starter

    Fire-Starter Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    What do you think of a Black Fender Roscoe Beck with gold hardware and gold pickguard
    or black with crome hardware and pickgaurd:cool:

    Fender makes their basses in black, why not the Roscoe Becks? :bassist:
  2. B'Aces High

    B'Aces High Guest

    Jun 8, 2003
    Canada, North Bay ON
    I dunno man, i think the RB was meant to be gold, and looks best that way.

    In my opinion
  3. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    I'd love a black RB5 with black guard and chrome hardware. No matching headstock. Fingerboard could be maple or pau ferro... I think either would look cool.
  4. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    I would like one in Sherwood Green. With matching headstock.
  5. Captain Scarlet

    Captain Scarlet Guest

    Oct 25, 2002
    New York, NY
    Yeah, I wish Fender offered more color options too. I would buy more RB5's if that were the case.

    I've been wanting one in Vintage White with a tortoise shell pickguard and no matching headstock, like the custom RB5 that Roscoe played during the G3 tour with Eric Johnson. He used it on the tune 'Manhattan'.

    Man, I'm wondering if one of the custom builders could put together a bass for me with the same pickup scheme as an RB5 but slightly different finish and woods, say maybe an ash body and maple fingerboard. I wonder how that would sound/play?
  6. BoiNtC


    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    I hear the new Becks don't come with a tort guard on the sunburst version anymore, man... I'd be happy if they still did that :p