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New (ok .. "New/Used") Dolan 31" Scale P!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Offbase, Mar 3, 2005.


Birdseye or Quilt Pickguard?

Poll closed Mar 17, 2005.
  1. Birdseye

    55.0%
  2. Quilt

    10.0%
  3. Gotta be brown tort!

    21.7%
  4. Other

    13.3%
  1. Offbase

    Offbase

    Mar 9, 2000
    Mahogany, 31" scale, birdseye ...


    Poll: Birdseye or Quilt Maple Pickguard with this?

    Thanks!
     

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  2. A9X

    A9X

    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    No PG would look best.
     
  3. Bet that thing sounds nice
     
  4. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Definitely bird's eye. No question.

    Are you going to leave the pickguard natural, or are you going to stain to match the mahogany? Even a slight amber burst over bird's eye would look pretty amazing. :bassist:

    I like the idea of brown tort, too.


    Sweet bass. I'm glad you found that for a good price--I know you love your short scale Dolans. :hyper:
     
  5. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nice
     
  6. smperry

    smperry Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
    nice snag!

    birdseye would be sharp.

    marshall
     
  7. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    bird's eye would look nice.

    31inch, cool.
     
  8. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    Birdseye to match the headstock.

    Nice one!
     
  9. Offbase

    Offbase

    Mar 9, 2000
    Thanks, everyone. Looks like it's gonna be birdseye (my first thought, too).
     
  10. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Where do Michaels used instruments come up for sale?
     
  11. Offbase

    Offbase

    Mar 9, 2000
    Unfortunately, usually from me! :bawl: This was only the 2nd time (outside of my own "forced" sales) I've ever seen a Dolan for sale. Just have to catch a Dolan owner in dire straights -- he doesn't use dealers or standard models.
     
  12. its times like this i wish i knew more about basses.............
     
  13. Funkize you

    Funkize you Guest

    Nov 4, 2003
    Westminster Ca.
    +1

    I voted Birdseye, but IMHO ALL fenders and musicmans would look MUCH better without a pick guard.
     
  14. A9X

    A9X

    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    I agree, they're my least liked thing about lots of basses.
    Late though, perhaps some mahogany the same colour as the body, with a dark laminate underneath and bevelled edges wouldn't look out of place and be subtle. It's a really nice bass otherwise.
     
  15. Quality

    Quality

    May 7, 2003
    Long Beach, CA
    If you're gonna have a pickguard, Birdseye Definately.