New Pickguard for the ATK

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by beam, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. phxlbrmpf


    Dec 27, 2002
    Looks dang nice! I wonder if someone ever tried replacing the huge bridge (Why, Ibanez, why?) with a standard bridge, though.
  2. Maybe Ibanez came up with the 'bigger bridge' theory. Traben's are really just Ibby knockoffs....o_O

    BTW, nice upgrade!
    :bassist: Fo lyfe!
  3. Hey,that's a nice pickguard...
    Where'd you get it? or did you DIY it? The 2 ATK's in my family (my 305 (same colour as yours) and my brother's 300 FL (sunburst)) could do with a nice clear one!

  4. beam


    Dec 29, 2002
    Good guys over there.

    More mass on the bridge leads to more sustain more-or-less, I think that's what they had in mind
  5. why? those bridges were awesome.....great pickup too
  6. beam


    Dec 29, 2002

    Yup ;)
  7. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    I dig the giant bridge. Never been much for clear pickguards, but it looks nice anyway. Cool bass.
  8. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Looks nice!!! love that see thru finish!!!

    Talking about the huge bridge, if you replace it, you´ll kill your ATK´s soul. Period.
  9. Hemitom


    Oct 12, 2005
    View attachment 29557 I change the pearloid PG on my USATK to a b/w/b .The 300 is stock other than the Bart musicman !:eek:
  10. i NEVER liked the way ATKs looked or the way clear pickgaurds looked, i actually hated both

    but damn man that is a nice looking bass. totally changed my opinion

    nice man.
  11. beam


    Dec 29, 2002

  12. Wow, that's really growly.
  13. Minger


    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
  14. not the same bass.

    Nice pickguard.