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what colour pickgaurd to get for HW1 jazz in red?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dave_bass5, Jun 10, 2004.

  1. dave_bass5


    May 28, 2004
    London, UK.
    I want to change the white pickgaurd on my red Fender HW1 jazz but cant choose a colour. was thinking about a tort but would love some input on this.
  2. Mirror. Period.
  3. Bigwig


    Dec 27, 2003
    mirror would look pretty radical...
    u shud also look for a checkers pickgaurd...
    that would be flashy
  4. I like black on red
  5. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    Black, white and pearloid. All=sweet. Personally, I like the traditoinal white.
  6. pearl white? that seems pretty kool...
  7. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    White pearloid on red looks gorgeous.
  8. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    True, my teacher'S guitar is red w/ white pearloid guard. Mirror would look cool though, maybe like a different colour mirror, like black mirror or soemthign.
  9. dave_bass5


    May 28, 2004
    London, UK.
    Thanks all for the input. ill do some photoshopping tonight and try a few out. i like the black idea. i had a mirror plate on my p-bass but i see you can get different colour mirrors now.

  10. alansan


    Mar 12, 2004
    Dublin, Ireland
    I saw this Valenti bass made on the Warmoth site. With the maple fretboard and black hardware there's something very voodoo about it.
  11. Bigwig


    Dec 27, 2003
    haha o god
  12. modflea


    Apr 26, 2004
    Lafayette, LA
    How's about you combine the most popular two. A black mirror, perhaps?
  13. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    my preference on any color bass is red tort :cool: It goes with everything IMO :smug:
  14. dave_bass5


    May 28, 2004
    London, UK.
    hmmmm, i like the idea of a black mirror finish. do you know where i might find a pick of a bass with one on it.?
  15. i hate pearloid. i vote for black or tort.

  16. Just kidding on that cause he is from London, but I agree it would look like ass.

    My personal fav at the moment would be this if I were in the market for one. Would look good on My white Fender with Rosewood board.


    Not this particular one as I have a Jazz but you get the idea.