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New Pick Guard: You Pick!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by zippydog, Apr 3, 2009.

What Pickguard for black Bongo bass?

Poll closed Apr 23, 2009.
  1. Standard Black

    40 vote(s)
  2. Black Perloid

    98 vote(s)
  3. Gold Swirl

    68 vote(s)
  1. zippydog

    zippydog Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2006
    What Pick Guard for a Musicman Bongo 5?

    1. Black (standard issue)


    2. Black Perloid


    3. Gold Swirl

  2. black, dont be stupid.
  3. Justin89


    Jul 6, 2008
    the dirty
    the gold
    DO IT!!!
  4. YUP
  5. Mikio


    Feb 21, 2009
    Santiago de Chile
    lol, that.
  6. themadpiper

    themadpiper This is CAKETOWN!!

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pascagoula, MS
    It's gold, baby!
  7. bongomania

    bongomania Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    The black is safe. The gold swirl is stylish. The black pearl tries to be both, and fails. I voted gold because it looks really sweet there, but I also "get it" why somebody would take the more stealth approach with the Bongo.
  8. GOLD!!!
  9. WRXbase


    Jan 14, 2009
    Clayton, NC
    I like the black pick guard, but the bass behind it is shaped funny. :/

  10. I say black pearl. Black pearl just looks so good on a black bass, especially when you have a Rosewood board.

    I don't know why, but the gold looks really out of place and weird to me.

    Black looks great, but the white stripe throws me off. If it were a one ply solid black, i would say go for it.
  11. MarkusBass


    Feb 24, 2008
    California Coast
    Graphic Designer: Lakland
    He he he! +1
  12. burnunit

    burnunit obsolete

    Nov 17, 2007
    Charlotte, NC
    Pearloid. Icy sweet.
  13. funkboy5

    funkboy5 19mm + 35" = :-) Bass'd on a true story

    Jan 4, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    black pearloid.....flashy without being gauty..
  14. Mcfunkinstein


    Jun 22, 2008
    before you ask about the pick guard you should have asked about the bass itself first i mean come on a bongo?
  15. JacoLesFlea


    Jun 16, 2006

  16. Black pearl. This coming from a confirmed Bongo-hater, although I used to feel the same way about girls...
  17. zippydog

    zippydog Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2006

    Shoulda seen that coming.
    I don't need to post a poll to know that Bongos rock.
    Sorry if we don't agree...Bongos aren't for everyone... :D

    As of this post, Black Pearl is out in front!!

    Rock on pollsters!!!
  18. steamthief


    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    Befor I saw the actual pickguards, I was leaning towards gold swirl. After seeing them, the gold swirl looks like pubes on a gold guard to me. Call me old fashioned, but I think white would look best.
  19. :D +1
  20. Gegatso


    Jan 16, 2006
    St. Louis, MO

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