Honey, Does this pickguard make my bass look phat?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Steve, Jun 25, 2005.

  1. Steve


    Aug 10, 2001
  2. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
  3. budman

    budman Commercial User

    Oct 7, 2004
    Houston, TX
    Formerly the owner/builder of LeCompte Electric Bass
    That's not your mom and dad's tortoise shell. What is that? Nice!
  4. Steve


    Aug 10, 2001
    It came from Chandler guitars. A.K.A. Pick Guard Heaven.

    The material is new...called Baltic Amber.

    I'm thinking I might like it better if I took a black sharpie to the edge of it though....
  5. I think it's cool.
  6. Your thread title is a riot.
    Oh, and nice bass. Like, wow.
  7. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Go ahead and send me the bass so that I can check out more closely. The pic is kind of small. I'll know for sure once I have it in my hands and have a chance to play on it. :D

    Oh yeah, congrats on the supporting membership!!

  8. FenderHotRod


    Sep 1, 2004
    Way cool. the pickgaurd looks wicked.
  9. Steve


    Aug 10, 2001
    Hey Mike..not for nuthin'...I know you work for Micro$oft and all that but.....IT'S A THUMBNAIL DUDE...click on it....it gets bigger.

    Now.....go get me a salmon... :D
  10. Mmm...that is marvelous looking!

  11. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    IMO: too busy. And doesnt go well with a maple board.
    Not my type of stuff
  12. Steve


    Aug 10, 2001
    it's right on the edge of my taste as well...it doesn't really look like the pic. The bass doesn't really look like a Sadowsky '59 burst either...I need to get a little more accurate photo...it matches the colors of the body exactly so...if it doesn't match the neck....neither does the body.