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NEW Sterling 5 on order in trans ORANGE!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jlepre, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. jlepre


    Nov 12, 2007
    Parsippany, NJ
    I've just ordered this bass from EB and wanted everyones opinion on this finish combo. Keep in mind, mine will have 5 strings and double humbuckers in black. I'm not sure on either the White or White Pearl PG. any thoughts?

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  2. soniq


    Apr 19, 2006
    El Dorado Hills, CA
    I chose pearl, but here's what mine looks like with a white PG ;) ...

  3. lefty007


    Jan 19, 2004
    Miami, FL
    I voted pearl, but tortoise also looks delicious with trans orange.
  4. Double Agent

    Double Agent

    Mar 10, 2006
    Lakeland, FL
    Voted pearl, but would also suggest tort with that color combo. This should be a killer bass when you get it.
  5. I can taste the orange off those basses.
  6. DistantTremor


    Nov 29, 2007
    I'd want a black one, so I voted other.

    But between white and pearl, I'd choose pearl.
  7. UncleBalsamic


    Jul 8, 2007
    Pearl. It looks great!
  8. joelb79


    Mar 22, 2006
    Lansing, Michigan
    Pearl looks good (out of the two) but I'm with the Tort camp on this one.
  9. Almost any color would look great. But of your choices I'd pick pearl first.
  10. RandomEvent


    Nov 10, 2007
    I call Black. Check out my Sterling:


    Also, here's Tort:

  11. jlepre


    Nov 12, 2007
    Parsippany, NJ

    WOW! The images on EB's website do NOT do this finish justice! Your bass is HOT! I love how the grain shows through in your pic. Thanks all for the great feedback. I am leaning toward PEARL, but keep the votes coming.
  12. jlepre


    Nov 12, 2007
    Parsippany, NJ

    I really like the look of the tort, plus you have the maple neck like the 5er I just ordered. So far it's either Pearl or Tort. Any other suggestions?:)
  13. KB


    Jan 13, 2000
    Chapel Hill, NC
  14. A clear pickguard would be awesome on that color.
  15. mustang-monk


    Feb 1, 2008
    id say black, but between white and pearl id go pearl it looks more expensive looking
  16. Gubna


    Oct 21, 2006
    San Francisco
  17. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    White pearl for sure.
  18. Mr_Dave


    Mar 11, 2005
    Melbourne, Australia
    Employee - Basscentre Melbourne
    White with white pickup covers
  19. Happynoj


    Dec 5, 2006
    I like turtles.
    I vote White Pearloid. The pearloid on the pic wasn't very white, but if you had a nice bright white one it would be awesome.
  20. El-Bob

    El-Bob Supporting Member

    Oct 22, 2006
    Hamilton, ON
    i voted white pearl, but that would be really nice too.

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