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What color PG on Honeyburst body?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by duke2004, Feb 3, 2006.

  1. duke2004


    Mar 29, 2004
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Looking for advice, especially any photos, of some Honeyburst (this one happens to be a Fender Roscoe Beck 4) basses with something other than antique white pickguards. Im thinking tortoise or white pearloid....???
  2. gold anodized, maybe? i've never seen the combo personally, but i bet it would look killer.
  3. mobax

    mobax Supporting Member

    Dec 31, 2002
    New Baltimore, MI
  4. duke2004


    Mar 29, 2004
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Honeyburst owners, bringeth me thine photos

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Pearliod or Mint Green i think would be cool.
  6. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    White pearloid looks great, black can be nice too. I also have seen a cream/parchment work well. I find plain white a little stark.
  7. bdgotoh

    bdgotoh Supporting Member

    Aug 6, 2002
    Pacific NW

    White pearloid
  8. +1, or stick with a honey, tan, or copper hue to compliment the bass's color.

    Find the "Anyone need a photoshop?" thread and see if he'll do your bass with some different colors and see what you like.
  9. FeelTheGroove


    Dec 2, 2005
    Well, my jazz isnt 'honeyburst' but a similar fender brown sunburst. You can sorta get the idea though...I vote red tort.
  10. Smallmouth_Bass


    Dec 29, 2005
    Yeah, tort would be nice.
  11. jazzbo58

    jazzbo58 Bassist for My Man Godbey

    Apr 21, 2001
    New Orleans, LA USA
    I like the tort.


  12. muggsy

    muggsy Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2000
    Alexandria, VA
    My honeyburst Sterling came with a white guard.


    I changed it to black, which I like a lot more.

  13. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    I vote black.
  14. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    MOTO is the universal pickguard material - it goes with almost anything!
  15. Tort! It'll look fabulous.
  16. g00eY


    Sep 17, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    clear if there's nothing under the pickguard, but there's probably electronics under there (i dunno anything about these basses). i like the white, but black and red tort look good too!
  17. duke2004


    Mar 29, 2004
    Cambridge, Mass.
    looking like black and tort about neck and neck. the gold anodized had me going for a bit but i have yet to see it with anything thats not a maple board
  18. black

    will look good on any color, and combo, any bass, anything at all

    tort will look good with most.

    can never go wrong