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Pickguard color on LPB Bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by IotaNet, Jan 16, 2006.


  1. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    Quick question ...

    Anyone have suggestions for a pickguard color (Besides white or solid black) on a Lake Placid Blue Bass?

    Pictures welcome!
     
  2. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    If you do a search, you'll find a few threads on this with pics.

    Some people really go for the LPB and brown tort look--dare I say 'a al Chris Cheney Aguilar ad'?

    If you really want to go wild, tho. I have a custom black and silver paisley guard from www.wdmusic.com that continues to get lots of comment.

    Last, mint green is probably the safest choice. Nice vintage look is guaranteed to grow on you.
     
  3. Oxblood

    Oxblood Banned

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    I have a mirror pickguard on my LPB Bass. It looks real nice, I love it.
     
  4. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    Did one ... lots of threads but no pics. The threads are older ones and the pics are no longer accessible.

    That said, I'm thinking Black pearloid.
     
  5. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Here's a couple of mock-ups. I like the white pearloid and the silver/blue pearloid. Black isn't so hot for me.
     

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  6. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Another... This is the blue/silver one.
     
  7. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    Duck -

    You're the man -- thanks!
     
  8. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Hey, I aim to please. You were also considering a snakeskin pickguard, right? ;)
     
  9. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2002
    Chandler, Arizona
    I've seen a LPB bass with a black pearl guard somewhere. I thought it looked sexy!
     
  10. Chris Cheney? From The Living End?
     
  11. Christian Waiau

    Christian Waiau Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2005
    las vegas/maui, nevada/hawaii
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, Aguilar, Darkglass

    chris chAney.. he's in Jane's Addiction now
     
  12. sorry, got confused;)
     
  13. diptixon

    diptixon

    Oct 29, 2004
    Atlanta
    I have a mint (aged white) guard on my '70 FSR Jazz in LPB, and a white pearl guard on my LPB Lakland DJ 5.... both look awesome.
     
  14. permagrin

    permagrin

    May 1, 2003
    San Pedro, CA
    Not sure where I got it, but mine is gray/silver, looks like a closeup of a rock or something... anyway, looks real nice.