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New bass, looking for colour advice

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Bass Hunter, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. Bass Hunter

    Bass Hunter

    Jun 13, 2012
    My friend is building me a 6 stringed single cut bass. We are using what we have. I got white delano xtender pickups and we are using flame maple top wood, I couldnt decide the colour. What do you think?
  2. JennySuzuki


    Dec 18, 2013
  3. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Aug 11, 2012
    Upstate NY, USA
    I love natural finishes. With white pups, though?

    Honestly, I'm having trouble thinking of a color that will flatter the top wood while pairing nicely with white pups. Trans black, maybe?
  4. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    Whitewashed transparent. Super glossy. You gotta display that grain. The white trans may pair with the white PU's better.
  5. el murdoque

    el murdoque

    Mar 10, 2013
    +one on trans white.
  6. Evil Undead

    Evil Undead

    Oct 31, 2009
    I'd go for a coloured oil finish. Ocean blue or something like that.
  7. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Emerald green
  8. Ragoo


    Oct 14, 2011
    Richardson, Texas
    A really, REALLY transparent Cherry Red would look pretty kickin' with white pups.
  9. White pups? Trans Blue.
  10. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    Deep purple.
  11. Bass Hunter

    Bass Hunter

    Jun 13, 2012
    Im thinking trans blue or green but what about hardware? Probably black
  12. Bass Hunter

    Bass Hunter

    Jun 13, 2012
    I decided to go with green to blue burst with chrome hardware...