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I need your opinion

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by padresfan311, Nov 6, 2004.


  1. padresfan311

    padresfan311

    Oct 8, 2004
    Mobile, AL
  2. JayAmel

    JayAmel Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Aurillac, France
    Yes, the natural finish one looks way better, IMO.
    The black one looks terrible to me.
    But all this is only a matter of taste.

    Cheers,
    JL
     
  3. vikunja

    vikunja

    Oct 29, 2004
    Norway
    Yeah Same here, IMO I would go for the Natural one. Though the Scratch plate wasn't too nice (but thats because i like plain) scratch plates).
     
  4. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Didn't the black OLPs come with black pearloid pickguards? That looked much better than the white one. But, from those two, I would also say natural.
     

  5. Agreed.

    Natural is the way to go!
     
  6. Timbo

    Timbo

    Jun 14, 2004
    Definetly the natural..
     
  7. Scottie Johnson

    Scottie Johnson

    Sep 8, 2004
    natural all the way.
     
  8. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Change the PG to black, the black one.
     
  9. natural.
     
  10. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz

    Mar 27, 2002
    Ohio
    If it's strictly between those two, I like the looks of the natural better.
     
  11. That black one is the ugliest production bass I have ever seen. I say "production bass" because I have seen Wishnevskys.
     
  12. Rhythmalism

    Rhythmalism

    Sep 25, 2004
    The black one looks like a limp terd.
     
  13. I like the black one better. Look at them in person if you can-- to me, the natural (elm body) one doesn't look coherent because the neck and fretboard are a new fresh maple color--very light, almost a little pink, whereas the elm body is kind of greenish and the color kind of clashes. Also I don't like the tort pickguard with it. Also I really like matching headstocks. My .02 !
     
  14. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    natural
     
  15. groovit

    groovit

    Oct 12, 2004
    New Hampsha
    I'm diggin the natural...
     
  16. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    Anything with a tort pickguard should be burned. Nasty. I hate the natural one- go black.
     
  17. Boozy

    Boozy

    Apr 29, 2002
    Kelowna BC, Canada
    natural by far.

    the black matching headstock looks weird with a light colored board like maple... looks cheap to me. i only like matching headstocks with very dark fingerboards, and even then they tend to look cheap to me.

    just my take on it.
     
  18. RAM

    RAM

    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    +1
     
  19. Ozzyman

    Ozzyman

    Jul 21, 2004
    Black one

    I hate the natural one.
    Why?
    Because there's no flame or quilt or exoticness to it.

    And get a black pickguard too.
     
  20. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    I'm a person that just loves black basses. It is rare for me not to like a black bass, but I've got to vote for the natural one here.