TBers opinions on my P bass pickguard

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by justinellison3, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. justinellison3


    Nov 9, 2012
    The tort is what it looks like now. If you can't tell, its baby blue. I was wondering if you guys thought this is ugly or nice or what? Do you think I should go back to the white???

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  2. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2004
    Ashland, MO
    I like the tort. It's also patriotic - red, white (layer), and blue... :cool:
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  4. MarcMurder

    MarcMurder #IIAmerica Supporting Member

    Mar 9, 2010
    El Paso, Texas
    i vote white. tort is way too overused, and personally i never liked the color
  5. OriginalSnub

    OriginalSnub Supporting Member

    Aug 19, 2009
    Dayton, OH
    I prefer the way it looks with the tort pickguard.
  6. Tort blends well with the rosewood board.
  7. Have you had this bass set up by someone with experience?

    The saddles are the opposite of every bass I've every owned.
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  8. mc_muench


    Sep 28, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
  9. justinellison3


    Nov 9, 2012
    I bought it used so I don't know...
  10. goldenglory18


    Nov 30, 2009
    Los Angeles
    Your Mom.
    Take a picture of the back of the bridge so we can see the string ends.

    I second this looks weird.....
  11. I vote tort as well.

    Seems pretty normal to me, compared to my basses anyway.

  12. goldenglory18


    Nov 30, 2009
    Los Angeles
    Your Mom.
    Nevermind, I think my heads is playing tricks on me....

  13. goldenglory18


    Nov 30, 2009
    Los Angeles
    Your Mom.
    Oh, and I vote neither.

    White Pearloid would make that blue POP.
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  14. droo46


    Jun 16, 2011
    Either is fine to my eyes.
  15. I like the tort but both look fine.
  16. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    Just personal taste - I don't like red tort on any blue bass.

    I'm much more a fan of black or white pearloid.
  17. White pearl or white with a black rim get my vote.