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Tell me what you think about my new pickguard on my Fender Jazz Deluxe

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by guy n. cognito, Nov 18, 2006.

  1. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    I decided to change the pickguard on my new Fender Jazz Deluxe. I went from this:


    to this:


    Tell me what you think
  2. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Shoulda stuck with the white.
  3. pil


    Feb 17, 2005
    Pimlico, UK
    Lovely bass! I would have left the guard white myself, looks great either way though.
  4. LookIt'sSteve17


    Oct 31, 2006
    +1 on the "would've stuck with white" thing, but ya know what? Nobody else you're ever gonna see will have something like that bass.

    On a side note, the first thing I thought seeing your new set-up was "Unda da SEA!!" So, have a sweet time with Aqua-bass, even if we plain dudes woulda stuck with white.
  5. jayp883


    Nov 6, 2006
    Leander Texas
    I like it...............well done squire!
  6. ElBajista


    Dec 13, 2005
    Sebring, FL
    Another vote for the white. Sorry to be a downer! :meh:
  7. 82Daion


    Nov 14, 2006
    I love that combination.

    It's a nice change from the white, which is kinda boring, IMO.
  8. Much improved. IMHO, the white as rather :oops: looking.
  9. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    The original pickguard is what Fender calls "mint". I prefer that, but you should use the one you're feelin! :)
  10. Morrolan


    Apr 23, 2006
    I like it. The original is dull, dull, dull.
  11. It looks a helluva lot better than the white. I agree, it kinda made me think of the ocean too. The only kind of white pickguard I like is pearloid. :D
  12. Basseroni


    Oct 17, 2006
    Southern California
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar Amplification, Dunlop/MXR
    Loooove the new pickguard. White is sooo boring. Stick with what you feel,though. YOU are the one who's playing it. :)
  13. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN

    Not a downer. Everyone is entitled to an opinion. I expected that some people wouldn't like it. Go figure, but I like it. The great thing about a pickguard is that I can always change it back!
  14. Im diggin the new. Anyone can get a Jazz with white, yours can now be called.....Unique!
  15. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    That's correct. I usually like mint pickguards, but I just didn't like it on this bass. Maybe it was the two shade of green together......
  16. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    I would've changed to a white pearl guard.
  17. Demon


    Mar 17, 2006
    Sweden, Stockholm
    New one is alot more interesting:)
  18. Rano Bass

    Rano Bass

    Sep 9, 2006
    Tijuana Mex.
    +1 me too
  19. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN

    I was thinking about that. It might be next.
  20. Kurtmon


    Dec 1, 2005
    I would suggest a White, or Black Pearl:bassist:

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