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Red Basses With Pearl or Tortoise guards?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by nasonm, Apr 26, 2005.


  1. nasonm

    nasonm

    Jan 28, 2004
    Bangor, ME
    Anyone have pics of red basses with either pearl of tortoise guards?

    I have a CAR Jazz Bass that I'm thinking about putting a peral (either red or white) or red tort guard on it and I'd love to see some examples before I do.

    Thanks !
     
  2. I'm not on my computer right now, but as soon as I get back home you'll be able to see my trans red fender us jazz with the tortoise. So smooth and sleek...still makes me shudder. :p :p
     
  3. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    give me a week and my new red bongo with an ice white pickguard will be in my hands. funny, i was searching for about an hour last night for pics of what mine is gonna look like. this is the closest i've come for me...
     
  4. I have no pics, but I think you should go for the tortoise shell guard. It's not very common, and it looks awesome!
     
  5. Eli M.

    Eli M. Life's like a movie, write your own ending

    Jul 24, 2004
    New York, NY
    This might help - not CAR though.

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  6. nasonm

    nasonm

    Jan 28, 2004
    Bangor, ME
    Hey it's close enough for me...plus I'm not 100% sure mine's CAR. It's a 1995 MIM STD Jazz Bass, and it looks CAR to me, but I don't know it that's what this color is called.
     
  7. nastyn8c

    nastyn8c

    Feb 7, 2005
    Tampa, FL
  8. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    My 75 FSR RI Jazz
     
  9. Juniorkimbrough

    Juniorkimbrough

    Mar 22, 2005
    Mississippi / Memphis, TN
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
    is that the transparent red pictured above??
     
  10. Eli M.

    Eli M. Life's like a movie, write your own ending

    Jul 24, 2004
    New York, NY
    Mine is transparent red, although it doesn't look that way in the picture.
     
  11. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    The 75RI w/matching headstock is candy apple red. :)
     
  12. Juniorkimbrough

    Juniorkimbrough

    Mar 22, 2005
    Mississippi / Memphis, TN
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
    Cool, i have the same bass and I just ordered a tortoise shell pickguard. I actually ordered on before but it turned out being one of those el cheapo one ply pickguards that you could actually see through, and when you put it on the guitar it pretty much looked black.
     
  13. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    I got a pearloid one.


    Bad quality pic with bad lighting. It makes the pearloid look funny.


    EDIT: Here's a better pic.
     

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  14. Broach_insound

    Broach_insound

    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    This is aged cherry burst but theres no tourt pick guard........so....yea...
    its a Fender MIA deluxe Jazz :smug:
     

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  15. Splanky

    Splanky

    Jun 10, 2002
    Gothenburg Sweden
    Just love TB!

    I´m thinking about doing the same to my CAR 70´s RI.
    Torn between tort or white pearl but then again there´s black....just love black on red :confused:

    Have to monitor this thread :D

    //H
     
  16. nasonm

    nasonm

    Jan 28, 2004
    Bangor, ME
    and after reading some other posts, and seeing Valenti's basses, I may be looking at a mirror guard.

    *******EDIT*****

    I decided to throw caution to the wind...one mirror guard is on the way to beautiful Bangor, Maine!

    I just couldn't get past the cool look.