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Pics pls: black bodies with not-white scratchplates

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Zerozeddy, Feb 2, 2006.

  1. I hate the stock red, black and white bodies with white scratchplates, makes them look cheap IMNVHO (although they might well be in most cases).

    I can think of funky alternatives for red and white, but not black.

    Examples please :)

    Oo, and if anyone has pics of basses/g**t*rs of any colour but with green pearloid scratchies (not mint), please post them too.
  2. Indiana Mike

    Indiana Mike

    Nov 18, 2005
  3. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    something pearloid maybe?
  4. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder/Owner: Wing Instruments
    I'm liking either black on black with a white outline (BWB pickguard), or White pearloid. I'm sure there are many more crazy colors/patterns if you're looking for crazy.

  5. fretlessrock

    fretlessrock Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2002
    This is my black J w/ Moses neck and tort PG.


    I really like the color combination.
  6. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    ^very cool!
  7. BigTopBruno


    Sep 6, 2002
    NJ, USA
    see my avatar.....

  8. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I thought so too... so I swapped out the guard and covers on my strat

  9. Piedro


    Jan 23, 2001
    Montréal, Qc, Canada
    Endorsing Aguilar Amp product.
    cool color combo on your strat!
    I'm a big fan of Black / Black and Black /Brown tort...
  10. That Jazz with tort plate THE shiniest guitar I've ever seen. Full marks. Making me rethink my project plan. Hmm.
  11. skewh


    Sep 5, 2005
    Ithaca, NY
  12. craigb

    craigb G&L churnmeister Supporting Member

  13. bino


    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    I'm with Pete and the others on the black/tort combo.

  14. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    My Cort Curbow Retro has a mirror pickguard and truss rod cover:

  15. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    My Lull M5V

  16. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
  17. well, its not black. but I got rid of the lame white pickguard. And a few other things!

    Attached Files:

  18. slickhare


    Feb 2, 2005
    wow those are some amazing basses! way to break out of the norm! i love the red/black combos :hyper:
  19. Niskamies


    Jan 13, 2004
    That Bongo is unbelievable!
  20. BassJunkie730


    Feb 3, 2005
    Here's my USAcustom/ Warmoth hybrid PJ