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Shell Pink-Maple or Rosewood neck?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Stinsok, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Pretty much it....
  2. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Maple...duh! :p
  3. Shell pink bass needs a rosewood fingerboard and a maple neck.:rollno:
  4. NightTripper


    Oct 20, 2011
    Maple! And we better be seeing some pics when you get the bass. :D
  5. SJan3


    Dec 8, 2010
    Rosewood fret board! Maybe a tort guard??
  6. Yeah!
  7. cfsporn


    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City
    Birds eye maple. Or if you can get clay dots, rosewood.
  8. zortation


    Dec 26, 2011
    Toronto, ON
    Rosewood/white pickguard

  9. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    Really, I think tort would look terrible on that color.

    I say maple board, pearl pg
  10. back2thefuture


    Aug 26, 2011
    always maple, no matter the body color.
  11. I am doing a telecaster in shell pink with a rosewood fretboard and matching pink headstock. going to have an aged white pickguard too. i love maple boards but because I have a matching headstock, the color contrast is greater if I use rosewood. just my two cents
  12. Trabeen

    Trabeen Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Maple board and a white pearl guard.
  13. parmezans


    Nov 25, 2011
  14. Got to be Rosewood.

    and I am a huge Maple fan.
  15. PBnJBassist


    Mar 8, 2011
    Dallas, TX
    Either would be fine. Preferably a maple fretboard with a pearloid white pickguard. Again, either is fine. Mine has a rosewood fretboard on it... only because someone bought a MIM Fender P-Special neck w/maple fretboard before I could.
  16. Bassist Jay

    Bassist Jay

    Dec 28, 2009
    Sterling, CO.
    Endorsed by K.B. Guitars, Nordstrand Audio Pickups, Von York Strings and Gallien-Krueger Amps.
    Mine has a birseye maple neck and fretboard along with a pearloid white pickguard. Best look there is for Shell Pink in my opinion.
  17. 1SHOT1HIT


    Feb 17, 2012
    Well here's my shell pink 62 Jazz w/ Rosewood and Clay dots

    As well as what it'll look like with a tort guard.

    Then you need to get Mungibunga to post a pick of his, he has a gorgeous Lakland with maple neck and pearl blocks & guard.

    Personally I think both look great and really you can't go wrong.



  18. SJan3


    Dec 8, 2010
    Really? Who asked you?? I hope your bass playing is more creative than your sense of visuals..
  19. mongo2


    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    Rosewood fingerboard.
  20. George Mann

    George Mann Banned

    May 27, 2012
    I have got to agree with Hopkins. Tort will most likely be overkill.

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