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If you had to keep one....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by aaronious, Mar 12, 2018.


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  1. CAR with tortloaf.

    57.7%
  2. Black with tortloaf.

    42.3%
  1. aaronious

    aaronious Supporting Member

    May 23, 2011
    Denver CO
    Going purely on looks and looks alone.
    If you had to keep one, which would it be.

    Black with tortloaf and super clean. Or candy apple red with tortloaf and pretty worn.

    All other things being irrelevant, which do you keep based solely off looks.

    And NO. Carrots is not an option.
     

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  2. lz4005

    lz4005

    Oct 22, 2013
    All other things are never equal. Close your eyes and keep the one that sounds and feels best.
     
  3. aaronious

    aaronious Supporting Member

    May 23, 2011
    Denver CO
    You're right. They aren't, I'll amend it to read irrelevant. Now get out and vote.
     
  4. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    Once they're paid for, keeping only one is not an option. Keep everything you like.

    If in doubt, keep the red one, because Crimson is a wonderful color the world needs more of.

    (Some of you will know where that comes from.....) ;)
     
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  5. Gee Man

    Gee Man

    Nov 2, 2016
    W. MA.
    I don't like black guitars/basses in general, and the tint on the CAR headstock pushes it over the edge, point goes to CAR w/Tort
     
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  6. lz4005

    lz4005

    Oct 22, 2013
    Feel and tone are both 1000x more important than paint color and a piece of plastic. Keep the one that sounds and feels better.
     
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  7. Trouztrouz

    Trouztrouz

    Feb 6, 2013
    NoVA
    If it was me, I'd keep the CAR and change the pickguard. Nothing against tort, I just think it looks much better on burst, natural, white and blue finishes than red.
     
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  8. aaronious

    aaronious Supporting Member

    May 23, 2011
    Denver CO
    Wow. You're hell bent on being difficult ain'tcha.
     
  9. garp

    garp

    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
    "Baby, you can drive my CAR."
    – Some British band
     
  10. joel406

    joel406

    Dec 27, 2013
    Florida
    I prefer blue.
     
  11. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    Alabama?

    Also, keep the black one.
     
  12. klejst

    klejst

    Oct 5, 2010
    Nebraska
    Both are beautiful, but my vote goes to that always luscious CAR.
     
  13. mikewalker

    mikewalker Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2017
    Canada, Eh!
    Swap out necks to a maple FB, and keep the black? (just kidding, CAR for the WIN!!) :)
     
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  14. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    The Green Berets...
     
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  15. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    CAR, yes...
     
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  16. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    He's both insightful and hilarious, so he stays... of his own volition, of course...
     
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  17. Given that parameter, I voted for the red one, owning a Jazz bass in that particular configuration. My reasoning is that I wear a lot of black and would prefer the guitar contrast what I'm wearing rather than blending. It can often be the only bit of color I'm wearing. As other have said, this is all presuming that I like the bass for all the other reasons (sound, feel, etc.) not considered in this specific vote! But I can be pretty vain, as well.
     
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  18. Madhouse27

    Madhouse27 Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2016
    Just going on looks here. I would take the neck from the CAR one and put it on the black body and keep that one.
     
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  19. barginkov

    barginkov

    Feb 1, 2012
    L.I. New York
    They both look great...why don't you just keep both.. you have more than 1 pair of sneakers don't you?
     
  20. Ghastly

    Ghastly

    Oct 18, 2015
    Mill Valley
    Red, but change the PG. Even a vintage style tort PG would do it. Or black, or white Pearloid, or mint...
     
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