P Bass pickguards

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Derp, Jul 28, 2013.


  1. Derp

    Derp

    May 29, 2013
    My bass has a black body, maple neck, rosewood fretboard. What color pickguard would you suggest? What body- pickguard color combinations do you like?
     
  2. Nobody

    Nobody Inactive

    Jul 14, 2004
    gravel
    Tort looks and sounds the most expensive. IMHO
     
  3. meatwad

    meatwad

    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA
    Tort

    B/w/b
     
  4. Fletz

    Fletz

    Jan 16, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hartke artist
    "sounds" ... made me LOL. Love it! :p
     
  5. SamanthaCay

    SamanthaCay Like bass guitar OMG!

    Nov 16, 2008
    Denver, CO.
    White, parchment or mint IMO.
     
  6. Linnin

    Linnin

    Jul 19, 2012
    Linningrad, Earth
    White Pearloid
     
  7. michael_l

    michael_l

    Aug 28, 2011
    BLACK!!! Either B/W/B or single layer.
    IMHO fits well with any body/fretboard color combination, in particular the one you have.
    I have a 3-tone sunbirst/rosewood. Replaced the original tort with black. Much better!
     
  8. jamersonburton

    jamersonburton

    Jul 22, 2011
    Cream white.
     
  9. almost human

    almost human

    Sep 30, 2010
    NYC
    White or black pearloid.
     
  10. bh2

    bh2

    Jun 16, 2008
    Oxford, UK
    Tort looks classy on black.
     
  11. Turtle71

    Turtle71 Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2009
    Madison, WI
    Well, I have a ton of Tort :D

    But on black, I'm not as much of a fan, I'd say Black or White Pearloid.

    But...Black On Black looks pretty sweet too! :bassist:
     
  12. georgestrings

    georgestrings Inactive

    Nov 5, 2005
    ..or tort - black pearl does work really well with black/rosewood P basses, IMO...


    - georgestrings
     
  13. Fletz

    Fletz

    Jan 16, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hartke artist
    ImageUploadedByTalkBass1375233748.541325.jpg

    This ...
     
  14. Fletz

    Fletz

    Jan 16, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hartke artist
    Or this:

    ImageUploadedByTalkBass1375233814.250137.jpg
     
  15. tomnomnom91

    tomnomnom91

    Dec 23, 2012
    Definitely tort, no question.
     
  16. +1
     
  17. Black body and rosewood fingerboard? Tort!

    Black Body and maple fingerboard? BWB!
     
  18. Osztertag2112

    Osztertag2112

    Jan 27, 2013
    I got a black on mine! Looks great imho. Tort is cool too! Check the classified they got great ones for pretty cheap!
     
  19. Red_Merkin

    Red_Merkin

    Nov 12, 2012
    This being TB, almost everyone will say tort, but I've always liked gold anodized on black (pic is not me, btw):

    av_58pbass_4.jpg
     
  20. Pattycakes

    Pattycakes

    Jun 22, 2013
    b/w/b could be cool, but if you want something to break up the dark colors i'd do tort or mint green.
     
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